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Old Passport Replacement Deadline Extended To March 1, 2021

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Old Passport Replacement Deadline Extended To March 1, 2021

The Government of Kenya has extended the deadline for holders of the old Kenyan passport to migrate to the new generation e-passport by 12 months from the initial deadline of March 1st 2020 to March 1, 2021.

Through a Press Statement dated February 24, 2020 by the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, the government announced that holders of the old passport may continue using it until March 1, 2021, when it will cease being valid for travelling.

Kindly note that applications for the new generation e-passport are done online through the e-citizen platform.

Attached is the Press Statement issued by Dr. Fred Matiang’i, the Cabinet Secretary of Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government.

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