Application for Birth Certificate

APPLICATION FOR KENYAN BIRTH CERTIFICATE FOR KENYANS BORN ABROAD

The following documents are required for processing Birth Certificates for Kenyans born abroad

  • Two (2) application forms (BDA1) dully filled and signed
  • Copy of father’s passport (translated into English if it’s not in English) duly certified by the Embassy
  • Copy of mother’s passport (translated into English if it’s not in English)
  • Notification of birth/birth certificate issued by the civil authorities or the hospital (translated, certified by relevant Government agency)
  • Two copies of marriage certificate translated into English or international marriage certificate( if legally married)
  • Processing fee USD 5

Further details may be obtained from:
The Director,
Department of Civil Registration
P. O. Box 49179-00100, Tel: 2714987/8
Nairobi, Kenya