Kenya Rolls Out e-Passports
Kenya becomes the second East African Community State to launch the e-passport after Burundi, all member states are required to do so by December 31, 2018. The electronic passport will guard against impersonation with the introduction of a unique chip through which the holders will be identified.
Nation, 31 August 2017
The current Kenyan passports will be rendered obsolete in two years. Read more »
Capital FM, 1 September 2017
The Immigrations Department will start issuing the new Kenyan East African electronic passports from Friday even as applications for the document hit 1,800, at the time of its… Read more »
The e-passport will phaseout its chip-less predecessor.
Capital FM, 31 August 2017
The government on Thursday began issuing electronic passports from, almost two years after the plan was mooted. Read more »
Nation, 17 August 2017
Kenyans using the current generation of passport will not be able to use them once the new e-passport is fully rolled out. Read more »
Capital FM, 17 August 2017
Kenya's Immigration Department has announced that it will start to issue citizens with e-passports beginning next month. Read more »