e-Passport Travel Deadline Extended

Nairobi, Thursday, July 25, 2019: His Excellency the President Uhuru Kenyatta has today directed the Cabinet Secretaries for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Monica Juma and Minsitry of Interior and Coordination of national Government, Dr. Fred Matiang’I to work with Foreign Missions aacross the world to facilitae the issuance of visas to Kenyans on the current passports.

The directive has in effect, extended the deadline to travel on the new e-passport to 1st march, 2010 for ALL Kenyans.

Kenyans can therefore travel on their current (old blue) passports until 1st March, 2020.

Applications for the new passport continue countrywide and Kenyans are urged to take advantage of the extension and not wait until the last minute to apply.


COL. (RD) Cyrus Oguna, MBS, ndc (K)
Government Spokesman