Lost or Damaged Birth Certificate
To obtain a duplicate birth/death certificate, a general search form must be filled and sent to the Mission
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Any document in a language other than English MUST be translated and certified as a true translation by the issuing authority or representative Embassy.

Incomplete applications will NOT BE PROCESSED AND WILL BE REJECTED.

The processing period is approximately 8 weeks (40 working Days)

Dual Citizens are required to Declare dual citizenship prior to submitting an application for a certificate of birth or provide proof of having done so.

Regaining Kenya citizenship is done by a person who was a citizen of Kenya by birth and who ceased to be a citizen of Kenya because he or she acquired the citizenship of another country before 27th August, 2010.

A person who is required to regain Kenya Citizenship must await completion of the regaining process before applying for a certificate of birth for their children if the child was born after they acquired other citizenship.

Requirements to Replace a Birth Certificate
Two duly filled general search application form (Click to Download)
Two copies of original birth certificate/death certificate
Two copies of notification of Birth (ABN), or 2 copies of notification of burial permit.
Processing fee of £5.00 payable by debit card (for those applying in person) or by Postal Order/ Bankers Cheque (for postal applications). N/B: Personal Cheques are not acceptable.
Any other document as may be required and applicable to specific applicants
Further inquiries can be directed to:

The Director,
Department of Civil registration
P.O. Box 49179
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254-20-227461
Fax: +254-20-215651
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Notice to Members of the Public:

This is to notify you that Monday 21st October, 2019 is a public holiday in Kenya. The Mission shall hence remain closed this Monday.

We shall resume normal operations on Tuesday