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KENYA – All Work Permits Must Be Verified

Every foreign national in Kenya who is the holder of a work permit is required to visit the Immigration Department to have their documents verified between 21 May 2018 and 21 July 2018.

What exactly is required?

The holders should physically present themselves at the Immigration Department since biometric data collection is part of the process. After the verification process, e-permits will be introduced.

The following original documents must be presented:

  • Work permit;
  • Valid official endorsement on passport;
  • Valid alien card;
  • Official payment receipt;
  • KRA pin.

Action Items

  • Employers should ensure that their foreign national employees attend the Immigration Department with the required documents by 21 July 2018.

This news alert was prepared using information provided by IBN Immigration Solutions and Kaplan & Stratton.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this immigration alert has been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Peregrine © 2017 Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd.