Act No: No. 12 of 2011
Act Title: KENYA CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION
SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION
Arrangement of Sections
KENYA CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS, 2012

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

PART I PRELIMINARY

Regulation

1.

Citation.

2.

Interpretation.

4.

Import of permanent residence certificate and students pass.

PART II – CITIZENSHIP

5.

Regaining citizenship.

6.

Disclosure of other citizenship.

7.

Use of Kenyan passport or the passport of any other country.

8.

Endorsement of passport of other counties.

9.

Renunciation of Kenyan citizenship.

10.

Application for citizenship by registration.

11.

Revocation of Kenyan citizenship.

PART III – PASSPORTS AND OTHER TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

12.

Application for a passport.

13.

Information to be contained in a Kenyan passport.

14.

Persons entitled to hold diplomatic passports.

PART IV – IMMIGRATION CONTROL

15.

Points of Entry and departure.

16.

Report of entry.

17.

Report of departure.

18.

Visa.

19.

Permanent residence.

20.

Residence or work permit.

21.

Variation of terms and conditions.

22.

Report on cessation of employment.

23.

Return on persons on employment.

24.

Renewal of work permit.

25.

Inspections.

26.

Passes.

27.

Application for a pass.

28.

Invalidation of a dependant pass.

29.

Internship or research pass.

30.

Student’s pass.

31.

Visitor’s pass.

32.

Transit pass.

33.

Prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person’s pass.

34.

Special pass.

35.

Re-entry pass.

36.

Exclusions.

37.

Issuance of notice to prohibited immigrant or inadmissible persons.

38.

Payment of expenses.

39.

Deposit of security.

40.

Security bond.

41.

General security covenant.

42.

Alteration of security.

43.

Issue of warrant of attachment or security.

44.

Proof of financial support.

PART V – FOREIGN NATIONALS MANAGEMENT

45.

Application of section 56 of the Act.

46.

Registration.

47.

Notification of change of residence and address.

PART VI – PARTICULARS TO BE FOUND IN REGISTERS AND OTHER RECORDS

48.

Register for applications for regaining citizenship.

49.

Register for voluntary renunciation of citizenship.

50.

Register of revocation of Kenya citizenship.

51.

Records of foreign national employment.

52.

Foreign nationals accommodation records.

53.

Foreign nationals register.

PART VII – MISCELLANEOUS

54.

Exemptions.

55.

Production of records.

56.

Invalidation of approval for non-payment of fees.

57.

Penalty.

58.

Endorsement of exemption.

59.

Fees.

60.

Savings.

61.

Revocation.

SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE —

FORMS

SECOND SCHEDULE —

OATH/AFFIRMATION OF ALLEGIANCE

THIRD SCHEDULE —

PERSONS ENTITLED TO DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT

FOURTH SCHEDULE —

POINTS AND TIMES OF ENTRY INTO AND EXIT FROM KENYA

FIFTH SCHEDULE —

CATEGORIES OF VISAS

SIXTH SCHEDULE —

SEVENTH SCHEDULE —

CLASSES OF PERMITS

EIGHTH SCHEDULE —

PRESCRIBED PROFESSION

NINTH SCHEDULE —

FEES

KENYA CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS, 2012
[L.N. 64/2012, L.N. 145/2014, L.N. 208/2016, L.N. 74/2017, L.N. 1/2018.]
PART I – PRELIMINARY
1.
Citation

These Regulations may be cited as the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, 2012.

2.
Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

“excluded person” means any person who is excluded from the requirement of obtaining an entry permit or pass under Part IV;

“exempted person” means a person or a class or description of persons exempted by the Cabinet Secretary under section 34(2)(g) of the Act from the provisions of the Act relating to the requirement of obtaining a permit or pass;

“principal” means the owner or a person in charge of an educational or training establishment;

“student” means and includes pupil;

“student’s pass” includes a pupil’s pass;

“spouse” means husband or wife.

4.
Import of permanent residence certificate and students pass

The issuance of a permanent residence certificate, permit or a student’s pass shall constitute sufficient permission for the holder to enter and re-enter Kenya during the period of validity of the permanent residence certificate, permit or student’s pass.

PART II – CITIZENSHIP
5.
Regaining citizenship
(1)

A person who was a citizen of Kenya by birth who had ceased to be citizen of Kenya because he or she acquired the citizenship of another country may to regain the Kenyan citizenship on application in Form 1 set out in the First Schedule.

(2)

The Cabinet Secretary shall upon registering an application made under paragraph (1) issue the applicant with a certificate of regaining Kenyan citizenship in Form 2 set out in the First Schedule.

6.
Disclosure of other citizenship

A dual citizen shall, upon becoming a dual citizen disclose the details of the other citizenship held, to an immigration officer, in Form 3 set out in the First Schedule.

7.
Use of Kenyan passport or the passport of any other country

A dual citizen who holds a Kenyan passport and a passport of any other country shall be entitled to use any of the passports held for entry into or exit from Kenya.

8.
Endorsement of passport of other counties
(1)

The passport of any other country that is held by a dual citizen may, upon application by the holder, be endorsed to indicate that the holder is a citizen of Kenya.

(2)

A dual citizen may apply for endorsement under paragraph (1) in Form 4 set out in the First Schedule.

(3)

A dual citizen whose passport of another country has been endorsed under paragraph (1) may use the passport to enter into or exit out of Kenya and shall be exempted from visa, pass or permit requirements.

(4)

An endorsement made under this regulation shall be in Form 5 set out in the First Schedule and be valid for the period that the dual citizen remains a citizen Kenya.

(5)

An immigration officer may, after the holder of a passport that has been endorsed in accordance with this section has ceased to be a citizen of Kenya, cancel the endorsement.

9.
Renunciation of Kenyan citizenship
(1)

A citizen of Kenya by birth who wishes to renounce the Kenyan citizenship in accordance with section 19 of the Act shall voluntarily make a declaration of renunciation of Kenyan citizenship in Form 6 set out in the First Schedule.

(2)

The Cabinet Secretary shall, upon registering a declaration of voluntary renunciation, issue a certificate of voluntary renunciation, in Form 7 set out in the First Schedule, to the person who has voluntarily renounce the Kenyan citizenship.

10.
Application for citizenship by registration
(1)

A person who wishes to be registered as a citizen of Kenya under sections 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 or 18 of the Act shall apply to the Cabinet Secretary, in Form 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 or 15 set out in the First Schedule, whichever is applicable to be registered as a citizen of Kenya.

(2)

Every application made to the Cabinet Secretary under the sections referred to in paragraph (1) shall be—

(a)

accompanied by the prescribed non-refundable application fee, where applicable;

(b)

supported by such documentary or other evidence of the facts stated therein, in such other manner as the Cabinet Secretary may require; and

(c)

verified by a declaration made before a magistrate, commissioner for oaths or notary public.

(2A)

Notwithstanding paragraph (2), the Cabinet Secretary may waive the requirements of paragraphs 2 (a) and (b) for applications made under sections 15,16 and 17 of the Act.

(3)

A person who qualifies for registration as a citizen of Kenya shall take an oath or affirmation of allegiance set out in the Second Schedule before the person is issued with a certificate of registration as a citizen of Kenya.

(4)

A person who qualifies for registration as a citizen of Kenya shall upon taking an oath or affirmation of allegiance be issued with a certificate of registration as a citizen of Kenya in Form 16 set out in the First Schedule.

[L.N. 208/2016, r. 2.]

11.
Revocation of Kenyan citizenship
(1)

The Cabinet Secretary shall, before revoking any citizenship acquired by registration on the grounds specified in Article 17 of the Constitution, issue a notice in Form 17 set out in the First Schedule, informing the person of the intention to revoke the citizenship.

(2)

The Cabinet Secretary shall within fourteen days of revoking the citizenship of any person notify the person of the revocation in Form 18 set out in the First Schedule.

PART III – PASSPORTS AND OTHER TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
12.
Application for a passport

An application for the issuance or replacement of a passport or other travel document shall be in Form 19 set out in the First Schedule and shall be accompanied by such supporting documents and evidence as is required in the form.

13.
Information to be contained in a Kenyan passport

The Kenyan passport or travel document issued by an immigration officer shall bear the—

(a)

full names of the holder;

(b)

nationality of holder;

(c)

date and place of birth of holder;

(d)

sex of holder;

(e)

photograph of holder;

(f)

holder’s signature;

(g)

seal or embossment of issuing authority;

(h)

signature of issuing officer;

(i)

passport number;

(j)

date and place of issue;

(k)

expiry date;

(l)

height;

(m)

colour of eyes;

(n)

special peculiarities; and

(o)

number of pages.

14.
Persons entitled to hold diplomatic passports
(1)

The persons occupying the offices or having status set out in the Third Schedule together with the members of their families specified, with respect to each category, shall be entitled, upon application, to be issued with diplomatic passports.

(2)

The Cabinet Secretary may, where he considers it necessary, authorize the issuance of a diplomatic passport to a person who does not fall in any of the categories set out in the Third Schedule.

(3)

The holder of a diplomatic passport shall, upon ceasing to hold the office or having the status specified in the Third Schedule, surrender the diplomatic passport.

(4)

Any passport that has not been surrendered in accordance with paragraph (3) shall cease to be valid, with effect from the date of ceasing to hold the office or having the status specified in the Third Schedule.

PART IV – IMMIGRATION CONTROL
15.
Points of Entry and departure
(1)

A person who wishes to enter into or exit from Kenya shall enter or exit through any of the points of entry or departure, at the times specified in the Fourth Schedule.

(2)

A person who enters into or departs from, or attempts to enter into or depart from Kenya through—

(a)

a place that has not been specified as a point of entry or exit in the Fourth Schedule; or

(b)

a place specified as appoint of entry in the Fourth Schedule at any time other than the time specified in relation to such place in that Schedule,

commits an offence.

16.
Report of entry
(1)

Every person, who is not an excluded person, shall, immediately on his arrival in Kenya—

(a)

personally report his arrival to the immigration officer at the point of entry;

(b)

complete an entry declaration in Form 20 set out in the First Schedule; and

(c)

personally deliver the form, to the officer.

(2)

In the case of a ship, the person-in-charge of the ship or his or her agent shall—

(a)

before or immediately upon arrival give the immigration officer who is at the point of entry, a list, in duplicate, of the names of every person disembarking; and

(b)

prevent the disembarkation of any person to whom paragraph (1) applies, until such time when an immigration officer shall authorize disembarkation.

(3)

In the case of an aircraft, the person-in-charge of the aircraft or his or her agent shall—

(a)

before or immediately on arrival give the immigration officer who is at the point of entry, a list in duplicate, of the names of every person disembarking; and

(b)

prevent any person to whom paragraph (1) applies from leaving the precincts of the airport until such a time when the immigration officer shall authorize the person to leave.

(4)

Where any train, vehicle or other carrier enters Kenya, the person-in-charge or his or her agent shall give the immigration officer who is at the point of entry, a list in duplicate, with the name of every passenger on board.

(5)

Where any ship, aircraft or other carrier enters Kenya carrying any foreign national whose destination is outside Kenya but who fails to continue his or her journey in that ship, aircraft or other carrier, in circumstances which raise a reasonable presumption that the person has remained in Kenya, the person in charge or agent of the ship, aircraft or other carrier shall, immediately notify the nearest immigration officer of the failure of the person to continue his journey.

(6)

Any person who contravenes this regulation commits an offence.

19.
Permanent residence
(1)

An application for permanent residence shall be made to the Director in Form 23 in the First Schedule.

(2)

The Director shall, after considering an application made under paragraph (1), issue a permanent residence certificate in Form 24 set out in the First Schedule, upon the payment of the applicable fees prescribed in the Ninth Schedule.

(3)

A permanent residence certificate issued in respect of a person who is not present in Kenya, at the time of application, shall cease to be valid if such person fails to enter Kenya within one year from the date of issue.

20.
Residence or work permit
(1)

An application for a residence or work permit shall be made to the Director in Form 25 set out in the First Schedule.

(2)

The Director shall, after considering an application made under paragraph (1), issue a residence or work permit, in any of the classes specified in the Seventh Schedule, in Form 26 set out in the First Schedule, upon the payment of the applicable fees prescribed in the Ninth Schedule.

(3)

A residence or work permit issued in respect of a person who is not present in Kenya, at the time of issue, shall cease to be valid if such person fails to enter Kenya within ninety days from the date of issue:

Provided that the Director may, upon application, in writing, extend the validity of such residence or work permit for a period not exceeding ninety days.

(4)

The Director shall not issue a class K residence permit to any person unless that person has proven that he or she has funds or has in his or her own right and at his or her full and free disposition an assured annual income of at least twenty four thousand US dollars or its equivalent in Kenya shillings.

(5)

A class K residence permit shall be valid for the period specified in the permit:

Provided that the holder has in his own right and at his or her full and free disposition the specified assured annual income.

(6)

For the purpose of class C permits the prescribed professions shall be the professions specified in the Eighth Schedule.

21.
Variation of terms and conditions

The Director may vary the terms and conditions of a residence or work permit issued under these regulations.

22.
Report on cessation of employment
(1)

Where the holder of a work permit ceases to engage in the employment in respect of which the work permit was issued, the employer specified in the work permit shall, within fifteen days from the date of such cessation, report, in writing, to the Director that the holder has ceased to engage in such employment.

(2)

Any employer who contravenes this regulation commits an offence.

23.
Return on persons on employment

The Director may require any person engaged in a business, profession or occupation to make a report of all persons in his employment, in Form 27 set out in the First Schedule.

24.
Renewal of work permit
(1)

The period of validity of a permit shall be determined by the Director and may be renewed for further periods on the payment of the renewal fee specified in the Ninth Schedule.

(2)

No permit shall be issued or renewed under the Act for a period exceeding five years from the date of issue or renewal, as the case may be.

25.
Inspections

The Director may, where necessary and for the better administration of these Regulations, visit, whether with or without prior notice, places of employment, business, training and education, or residence for the purposes of verifying information contained in the applications, monitoring compliance with the terms and conditions contained in permits or passes issued to the owners, residents or persons-in-charge of the premises.

26.
Passes
(1)

An immigration officer may issue any of the following passes to an applicant who meets the requirements for the respective pass—

(a)

a dependant’s pass;

(b)

a student’s pass;

(c)

intern or researcher’s pass;

(d)

a visitor’s pass;

(e)

transit pass;

(f)

a prohibited immigrant’s pass; and

(g)

a special pass.

(2)

An immigration officer may issue a pass under these Regulations on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the pass and upon the payment of the applicable fees specified in the Ninth Schedule.

(3)

An immigration officer may vary the terms and conditions specified in a pass or cancel a pass issued under these Regulations:

Provided that a pass shall not be varied or cancelled before the holder is given sufficient notice and an opportunity to be heard.

(4)

An applicant shall pay the fees specified in the Ninth Schedule before the issue of any of the passes referred to in paragraph (1).

27.
Application for a pass
(1)

A person who is lawfully in or entitled to enter Kenya, by virtue of—

(a)

being a citizen of Kenya;

(b)

having been issued with a permit;

(c)

being an exempted person;

(d)

being a person to whom section 34(3) of the Act applies; or

(e)

being a permanent resident,

may apply, on behalf of his or her dependant to an immigration officer, in Form 28 set out in the First Schedule, for a dependant’s pass.

(2)

An immigration officer shall not issue a dependant’s pass unless he or she is satisfied that—

(a)

the person, on whose behalf the application is made, depends on the person making the application for his or her maintenance;

(b)

the dependant is a spouse or child of the applicant or is by reason of age, disability or any incapacity unable to maintain himself adequately or for some other reason relies upon the applicant for his or her maintenance; and

(c)

the applicant has an income sufficient to enable him or her to maintain and continue to maintain the dependant for the duration of the dependant’s stay in the country.

(3)

An immigration officer shall after considering an application made under paragraph (1) issue dependant’s pass in Form 29 set out in the First Schedule.

(4)

A dependant’s pass shall, subject to the terms and conditions specified therein, entitle the dependant in respect of whom it is issued to enter into Kenya within the period specified in the pass and to remain in Kenya during the validity of the pass.

28.
Invalidation of a dependant pass
(1)

Where—

(a)

the dependent has ceased to depend on the applicant;

(b)

the person who applied for the dependants pass has failed or is unable to maintain the dependant;

(c)

the person who applied for the dependants pass has left Kenya in circumstances which raise a reasonable presumption that his or her absence will not be temporary;

(d)

the dependant engages in employment or other income generating activity;

(e)

the permanent residence status of the applicant ceases;

(f)

the applicant dies; or

(g)

the dependant was a child, the dependant attains the age of twenty one years,

the dependant’s pass shall be deemed to have expired and shall be invalid.

29.
Internship or research pass
(1)

A person who is seeking to enter or remain in Kenya for the purposes of internship or an academic research within Kenya, may apply an immigration officer, in Form 30 set out in the First Schedule, for an intern and researcher’s pass.

(2)

An immigration officer may issue an intern or researcher’s pass in Form 31 set out in the First Schedule if he is satisfied that—

(a)

the person seeking to enter into or remain in Kenya has been accepted as a researcher or intern in an institution within Kenya; or

(b)

that the intern or researcher shall remain in Kenya for a period not exceeding twelve months.

30.
Student’s pass
(1)

The parent or guardian of a person seeking to enter into and remain in Kenya for the purposes of receiving education or training at an educational or training institution in Kenya, where he or she has been accepted as a student, may apply, on the person’s behalf, to an immigration officer, in Form 30 in the First Schedule, for a student’s pass.

(2)

If the person seeking to enter into and remain in Kenya under paragraph (1) is a citizen of on an East African Community Partner State, the person shall be exempted from the payment of any applicable fees specified in the Ninth Schedule.

(3)

An immigration officer may issue a student’s pass if he is satisfied that—

(a)

the person seeking to enter or remain in Kenya has been accepted as a student by an approved educational or training establishment; and

(b)

the issue of a student’s pass will not deprive a qualified citizen of Kenya of an opportunity to be admitted in the respective learning or training institution.

(4)

An immigration officer shall after considering an application made under paragraph (1) issue a student’s pass, to the applicant, in Form 31 in set out the First Schedule.

(5)

A student’s pass shall, subject to the terms and conditions specified in the student’s pass, entitle the holder to enter Kenya within the period specified in the pass, to remain in Kenya for such period from the date of his or her entry into Kenya as may be specified in the pass and if the holder is a citizen of an East African Community Partner State, to re-enter Kenya at any time during validity of the pass.

(6)

Where the holder of a student’s pass—

(a)

fails to enter Kenya, within a period of thirty days from the date of issue of such pass;

(b)

fails within a period of thirty days from the date of entry into Kenya to take up admission as a student at the educational or training establishment in respect of which the pass was issued;

(a)

has taken up admission in such establishment as a student and at any time thereafter leaves or ceases to be retained as a student in such establishment,

the student’s pass shall be deemed to have expired and shall be invalid.

(7)

A principal of an educational or training institution who allows a student who is required under this regulation to obtain a student’s pass to attend training in such an institution without a student’s pass commits an offence.

31.
Visitor’s pass
(1)

A person who wishes to enter Kenya—

(a)

for the purpose of a holiday; or

(b)

as visitor; or

(c)

for any other temporary purpose which an immigration officer may approve,

may an apply to an immigration officer for a visitor’s pass, in Form 32 set out in the First Schedule:

Provided that where an application for a visitor’s pass is to be made at the point of entry, the completion of an entry declaration form shall be deemed to be an application for a visitor’s pass.

(2)

An Immigration officer may issue a visitor’s pass, in Form 33 set out in the First Schedule, subject to such terms and conditions as may be specified in the pass.

(3)

A visitor’s pass shall permit the holder to enter Kenya within the period specified therein and to remain in Kenya for such period, not exceeding six months from the date of his entry into Kenya, as may be specified in that behalf, and to re-enter Kenya at any time during the period of validity of the pass.

(4)

An immigration officer may, from time to time, extend the validity of a visitor’s pass for such further period or periods as he may determine or vary its terms and conditions:

Provided that the aggregate period of validity of a visitor’s pass shall not exceed six months from the date of the holder’s entry into Kenya.

(5)

The holder of a visitor’s pass shall not accept or engage in any form of employment, whether paid or unpaid, or engage in any other income generating activity in Kenya, without the permission of an immigration officer, in writing.

(6)

The holder of a visitor’s pass who accepts or engages in such employment or activity without the permission of an immigration officer commits an offence and the visitor’s pass held shall, with effect from the date of such acceptance or engagement, be deemed to have expired and shall cease to be valid.

(7)

Subject to the provisions of these Regulations on work permits and permanent residence, a person who comes to Kenya to engage in any form of employment whether paid or unpaid or in any other income generating activity for a period not exceeding three months, shall not be issued with a visitor’s pass and shall apply for a special pass in the manner provided in this Act.

(8)

A visitor’s pass shall not be issued in advance to persons intending to come to Kenya.

32.
Transit pass
(1)

A person who—

(a)

intends to enter Kenya for the purpose of travelling to a destination that is outside Kenya;

(b)

is in possession of such valid documents as may be required to permit him to enter the country of the other destination; and

(c)

is otherwise qualified under the law in force in the country of destination to enter that country,

may apply to an immigration officer, in Form 32 set out in the First Schedule or in the case of an application that is to be made at the port of entry, the completion of an entry declaration form shall be deemed to be an application for a transit pass.

(2)

A transit pass shall be endorsed in the holder’s passport.

(3)

A transit pass shall, subject to the terms and conditions specified therein, entitle the holder to enter into and remain in Kenya for the purpose of travelling to a destination outside Kenya, and shall be valid for such period, not exceeding three days, as may be specified in the pass.

33.
Prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person’s pass
(1)

An application by a person who is, in accordance with section 33 of the Act, a prohibited immigrant or inadmissible for a prohibited immigrant’s pass or inadmissible person’s pass shall be in Form 32 set in the First Schedule and the application shall be made before arriving at the point of entry.

(2)

An immigration officer may, after considering an application made under paragraph (1), issue a prohibited immigrant’s or inadmissible person’s pass in Form 34 set out in the First Schedule, to the applicant.

34.
Special pass
(1)

Any person who wishes to enter or remain in Kenya for—

(a)

a limited period for the purpose of applying a review of a decision denying a permit;

(b)

applying for a permit or pass;

(c)

temporarily conducting any business, trade or profession; or

(d)

any other purpose which an immigration officer considers suitable,

may apply to an immigration officer, in Form 32 set out in the First Schedule, for a special pass or in the case of an application that is to be made at the point of entry, completion of an entry declaration form shall be deemed to be an application for a special pass.

(2)

An immigration officer may, after considering an application made under paragraph (1), issue a special pass to the applicant in Form 35 set out in the First Schedule, for such period that does not exceeding six months as he may specify in the pass.

(3)

A special pass shall, subject to the terms and conditions as may be specified in the pass, permit the holder to enter Kenya within the period specified therein and to remain in Kenya for such period, not exceeding six months from the date of issue and to re-enter Kenya at any time during the period of validity of the pass.

35.
Re-entry pass
(1)

The holder of a dependant pass, who is lawfully in Kenya, who intends to leave Kenya temporarily or who, having left Kenya temporarily and having been at the time of his or her departure lawfully present in Kenya, failed for reasons which an immigration officer are satisfied are good and sufficient reasons, to apply for a re-entry pass before his departure, may apply to an immigration officer, in Form 36 set out in the First Schedule or in such other form as an immigration officer may require, for a re-entry pass.

(2)

An immigration officer shall, after considering an application made under paragraph (1), endorse a re-entry pass, in Form 37 set out in the First Schedule in the holder’s passport, if he is satisfied that the presence of the applicant in Kenya on re-entry would be lawful otherwise than by virtue of the re-entry pass.

(3)

A re-entry pass shall be endorsed in the holder’s passport upon payment of the fees, if any, specified in the Ninth Schedule:

Provided that, where application for a re-entry pass is made by a person who is not in Kenya, an immigration officer may, if he is satisfied that good and sufficient reasons exists for such person’s failure to apply for a re-entry pass and to produce his or her passport for endorsement, before his departure from Kenya, issue a re-entry pass otherwise than by way of endorsement in the holder’s passport upon payment of the fee, if any, specified in the Ninth Schedule.

(4)

A re-entry pass shall be valid for the expected period of absence from Kenya but shall not in any case exceed two years from the date of issue.

(5)

A re-entry pass shall, subject to the terms and conditions specified in the pass, entitle the holder to re-enter Kenya at any time and from time to time during the period of validity:

Provided that a re-entry pass shall not entitle the holder thereof to re-enter Kenya if his presence in Kenya would for any reason be unlawful.

36.
Exclusions
(1)

Any person—

(a)

who is a passenger in, or a member of a crew of any ship, aircraft, train, vehicle or carrier;

(b)

whose name and particulars are included in the passenger list or crew manifest of the ship, aircraft, train, vehicle or carrier; and

(c)

who is proceeding in such ship, aircraft, train, vehicle or carrier to a destination outside Kenya,

shall not be required to obtain a permit or pass.

(2)

An exclusion arising by virtue of subparagraph (1)(a) shall cease if the person fails to continue his or her journey to a destination outside Kenya in the ship, aircraft, train, vehicle or carrier in which he or she entered Kenya or, being a member of the crew, in another ship, aircraft, train, vehicle or carrier that is owned by the persons who own the ship, aircraft, train, vehicle or carrier in which he or she entered Kenya and the person shall be unlawfully present in Kenya.

37.
Issuance of notice to prohibited immigrant or inadmissible persons
(1)

An immigration officer may issue a notice, in Form 38 set out in the First Schedule, to a person who has been declared to be a prohibited immigrant or an inadmissible person and who enters or intends or attempts to enter Kenya by any means.

(2)

A notice to a prohibited immigrant or an inadmissible person may require the prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person—

(a)

to remain on the carrier by which he entered, intended or attempted to enter Kenya;

(b)

to leave Kenya by such means and within such period as may be stated in the notice; and

(c)

to enter into or remain in Kenya subject to complying with such requirements as to place of residence, occupation,

security or reporting to a specified authority as may be specified in the notice.

(3)

An immigration officer may vary the terms and conditions specified in the notice to a prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person.

(4)

Any prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person to whom a notice has been issued under this regulation has been who refuses or fails to comply with any requirements of the notice commits an offence.

(5)

Where an immigration officer has issued a notice to a prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person under this regulation, the immigration officer may, if he deems it fit, issue a copy of such notice to the owner, person in charge or agents of the carrier on or from which the prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person entered, intended or attempted to enter Kenya, and thereafter the owner, person in charge or agents may take such steps as shall be necessary to ensure that the prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person complies with the terms of the notice served on him:

Provided that compliance with the requirements of a notice under this regulation shall not relieve the owner, person in charge or agents of the carrier of his obligations under the Act or any other written law.

(6)

Where a prohibited immigrant or an inadmissible person has been refused permission to enter Kenya, the immigration officer shall issue a notice in Form 39 set out in the First Schedule to the owner, person in charge or agents of the carrier on or from which the prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person entered, intended or attempted to enter Kenya requiring the owner, person in charge or agents of the carrier on or from which the prohibited immigrant or inadmissible person entered, intended or attempted to enter Kenya to take the prohibited immigrant or an inadmissible person into their custody and ensure that the prohibited immigrant or an inadmissible person is removed from Kenya.

38.
Payment of expenses
(1)

Where the Government is has incurred or is likely to incur any expenses in connection with the detention, maintenance, medical treatment or removal from Kenya of any person or the spouse, children and other dependants under the Act, the Director may issue a notice to the person against whom the expenses have been or are likely to be incurred, the owner or person in charge or agents of the carrier by which the person entered or intended to enter into the country or the surety or other person liable for the expenses demanding the reimbursement, within the period specified in the notice, of the expenses incurred or to be incurred by the Government.

(2)

Where there is default in reimbursement of the expenses incurred by the Government, the Director may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction in that behalf, for an order to recover the expense incurred as a civil debt from the owner, person in charge or agents of the carrier on or from which the person entered, intended or attempted to enter Kenya.

(3)

Any warrant issued under this regulation may be executed in the same manner as a warrant for the recovery of a civil debt and may in the alternative be executed as if it was a warrant for levy of distress in respect of a fine under section 334 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 75).

(4)

The partial recovery of expenses under this regulation shall not prejudice the liability of any surety for the balance, nor shall the issue or execution of a warrant under this regulation be a condition precedent to the liability of a surety.

39.
Deposit of security
(1)

The Director may, as a condition precedent to the issue of every permit or pass the, require the deposit as security of such amounts are specified prescribed in the Ninth Schedule to be deposited with the Service in respect of each permit or pass.

(2)

Every deposit may, if necessary, be used to defray any expenses incurred or likely to be incurred by the Government in connection with the detention, maintenance, medical treatment or removal from Kenya of the person in respect of whom the permit or pass was issued and of the spouse(s), children and other dependants, if any.

(3)

Every deposit shall, if not used in the manner referred to in paragraph (2), be refunded to the depositor if the Director is satisfied that—

(a)

the person in respect of whom the deposit was made and the spouse(s) and children and other dependants, if any, have left or are leaving Kenya permanently;

(b)

the person in respect of whom the deposit was made and the spouse(s), children and other dependants, if any, are all dead; or

(c)

retention of the deposit is for any other reason no longer necessary.

40.
Security bond
(1)

The Director may, in lieu of requiring a deposit under regulation 38, permit the applicant for a permit or pass or some other person on his behalf, to enter into a bond to provide security, with or without sureties, in a sum as shall be prescribed in the Ninth Schedule in respect of each permit or pass:

Provided that the Director may accept one composite bond in respect of any number of persons so long as the amount of the security provided by such bond does not in aggregate exceed the amount prescribed in the Schedule in respect of each person.

(2)

Regulation 52(2) shall apply mutatis mutandis in respect of any security provided under this regulation.

(3)

A security bond shall be in Form 40 set out in the First Schedule and shall be enforceable until such time as the Director is satisfied that—

(a)

the person in respect of whom the security was given and the spouse, children and other dependants, if any, have left Kenya permanently;

(b)

the person in respect of whom the security was given and the spouse, children and other dependants, if any, are all dead; or

(c)

retention of the security is for any other reason no longer necessary.

41.
General security covenant
(1)

Where any employer enters or intends to enter into contract a for the employment within Kenya with a person in respect of whom an application required under the Act for the necessary permit and in respect of whose spouse, children and other dependants, applications may be made for dependants’ passes, the Director may, in lieu of a deposit or security bond in respect of an employee and the spouse, children and other dependants, if any, permit the employer to enter into a covenant to provide general security in respect of the employee and his or her spouse, children and other dependants, if any, in a sum as shall be prescribed in the Ninth Schedule in respect of each individual.

(2)

A general security covenant shall be in Form 41 set out in the First Schedule.

42.
Alteration of security

Where security has been provided under regulation 39, regulation 40 or regulation 41, the Director may at any time accept a security of an alternative nature.

43.
Issue of warrant of attachment or security
(1)

A subordinate court of the First Class may, on being satisfied that the security given under any security bond or general security covenant under regulation 39 or regulation 40 has been forfeited, on application being made by the Director, issue a warrant for the attachment and sale of the property belonging to any person or his estate, if such person died after the security was forfeited bound by such security to pay the sum specified in the bond or covenant.

(2)

Any warrant issued under this regulation may be executed in the same manner as a warrant for the execution for a civil debt.

(3)

If sufficient cause is not shown and the forfeited security is not paid, the court may proceed to recover it by issuing a warrant for the attachment and sale of the movable property belonging to that person, or his estate if he is dead.

(4)

A warrant may be executed within the local limits of the jurisdiction of the court which issued it; and it shall authorize the attachment and sale of the movable property belonging to the person without those limits, when endorsed by a magistrate within the local limits of whose jurisdiction the property is found.

(5)

If the security is not paid and cannot be recovered by attachment and sale, the person so bound shall be liable, by order of the court which issued the warrant, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.

(6)

Any person who is aggrieved by a decision of the court made under this regulation may appeal to the High Court.

44.
Proof of financial support

A person seeking to enter Kenya shall provide proof to the satisfaction of an immigration officer that he is capable of supporting himself and his dependants in Kenya for the full duration of the intended stay and financing the exit from Kenya of himself and his dependants.

PART V – FOREIGN NATIONALS MANAGEMENT
45.
Application of section 56 of the Act

The provisions of section 56 of the Act apply to every foreign national of or above the age of eighteen years residing in Kenya other than—

(a)

a serving member of the armed forces, or the armed forces of a friendly power, and the spouse and children;

(b)

a public officer and the spouse and children;

(c)

a person who has been exempted from the provisions of the Act under section 34(3) of that Act;

(d)

a refugee registered under the Refugees Act, 2006 (Act No. 13 of 2006);

(e)

a person who resides in Kenya for a continuous period not exceeding three months and is in possession of a valid visitor’s pass or other authority under the Act.

46.
Registration
(1)

A foreign national to whom section 56(2) applies shall, within thirty days of the date when the order is made under section 56(2), or such other duration as the Cabinet Secretary shall declare, report to the nearest immigration officer in the area in which the foreign national resides.

(2)

A foreign national shall upon reporting produce a valid passport or other travel document to establish his or her identity and nationality, two recent passport size photograph of himself taken not more than twelve months before the date of attendance and any additional particulars as may be required by an immigration officer and shall have his or her biometrics taken.

(3)

A foreign national shall apply for registration in Form 42 set out in the First Schedule.

47.
Notification of change of residence and address
(1)

Subject to subsection (2), where a registered foreign national changes his residence, he or she shall report the fact of his or her arrival at, and the address of, his new residence to the nearest immigration officer of the area in which he or she is situated within seven days of the date of his arrival.

(2)

Where a registered foreign national is absent from his or her residence for a continuous period exceeding twenty-one days without affecting a change of residence—

(a)

if he is in Kenya at the expiry of the period of thirty days he or she shall within seventy-two hours give his or her temporary address to the immigration officer for the area in which his residence is situated; and

(b)

within seven days, of his or her return to his or her residence, notify the immigration officer of that area of his or her return.

(3)

A registered foreign national who does not established residence in Kenya and who moves from the place he or she was to another shall, after the movement report, within seven days, his or arrival to the immigration officer responsible for that area.

PART VI – PARTICULARS TO BE FOUND IN REGISTERS AND OTHER RECORDS
48.
Register for applications for regaining citizenship

The register of applications for regaining Kenya citizenship maintained pursuant to section 10(3) shall contain the following particulars—

(a)

full names of applicant;

(b)

reference number;

(c)

present nationality;

(d)

gender;

(e)

date and place of birth;

(f)

address/telephone/email;

(g)

habitual residence in Kenya at the time of application;

(h)

habitual residence outside Kenya at the time of application; and

(i)

date of application.

49.
Register for voluntary renunciation of citizenship

The register for voluntary renunciation of citizenship maintained pursuant to sections 19 and 20 of the Act shall contain the following particulars—

(a)

full names of applicant;

(b)

reference number;

(c)

renounced nationality;

(d)

gender;

(e)

date and place of birth;

(f)

date of renunciation;

(g)

address/telephone/email;

(h)

place of residence at the time of application;

(i)

place of residence at the time the renunciation is registered; and

(j)

date of application.

50.
Register of revocation of Kenya citizenship

The register of revocation of Kenya citizenship maintained pursuant to section 21(4) shall contain the following particulars—

(a)

full names;

(b)

reference number;

(c)

gender;

(d)

date and place of birth;

(e)

date of registration of citizenship;

(f)

date of revocation of citizenship;

(g)

address/telephone/email;

(h)

place of residence at the time of revocation of citizenship;

(i)

revocation order number; and

(j)

reasons for revocation of citizenship.

51.
Records of foreign national employment

The records that are to be maintained under section 45(3)(a) shall contain the following particulars—

(a)

name of employee;

(b)

passport/travel document no.;

(c)

nationality;

(d)

place and date of birth;

(e)

date employed;

(f)

place of employment/duty station;

(g)

job title;

(h)

date of cessation of employment;

(i)

date of departure of employee from Kenya;

(j)

place of residence of employee while in Kenya;

(k)

details of dependants including a spouse and children; and

(l)

class of permit or pass held.

52.
Foreign nationals accommodation records

The record that is to be maintained pursuant to section 47(2) of the Act shall contain the following—

(a)

name;

(b)

nationality;

(c)

passport number;

(d)

sex;

(e)

date of arrival;

(f)

expected date of departure; and

(g)

a copy of passport bio-data page.

53.
Foreign nationals register

The Foreign Nationals’ Register that is to be maintained pursuant to section 56(2) shall contain the following—

(a)

full names;

(b)

nationality;

(c)

date and place of birth;

(d)

profession/occupation;

(e)

contacts (physical address/residential; address/telephone/ email/postal address);

(f)

marital status;

(g)

sex;

(h)

photograph;

(i)

signature;

(j)

immigration file number;

(k)

passport number;

(l)

date and place of issue; and

(m)

expiry date.

PART VII – MISCELLANEOUS
54.
Exemptions

The Cabinet Secretary may exempt any person or class of persons from any of the provisions of these Regulations requiring the payment of fees.

55.
Production of records

The Director may require any person who is required to keep records or maintain registers under this Act to produce the same at such place and within such time as he shall deem appropriate.

56.
Invalidation of approval for non-payment of fees

Where an immigration officer has given notification in writing that the issue of a certificate of registration, certificate of permanent residence, permit, pass or a visa has been approved, the approval shall cease to be valid if the requisite fee has not been paid within a period of thirty days from the date of such notification.

57.
Penalty

Any person convicted of an offence under these Regulations for which no penalty is specifically provided shall be liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred thousand shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.

58.
Endorsement of exemption

An exemption granted under section 34(3) of the Act shall be endorsed on a passport or travel document of the person to whom the exemption has been granted.

59.
Fees

The fees specified in the Ninth Schedule shall be payable in respect of the respective matters specified therein.

60.
Savings

Every bond and general security covenant entered into under the Kenya, Immigration Act, Chapter 172 Chapter 173 (now repealed) and that are still valid and enforceable immediately before the commencement of these Regulations shall be deemed to be a security bond or general security covenant entered into under these Regulations and the provisions of these Regulations shall apply accordingly.

61.
Revocation

The Immigration Regulations and the Kenya Citizenship (Forms and Fees) are revoked.

FIRST SCHEDULE

*(a) required to leave Kenya within ............... days by ........................................

*(b) required to remain in the carrier by which you entered Kenya, and to leave Kenya by that carrier;

SECOND SCHEDULE

[Rule 9(3).]

OATH/AFFIRMATION OF ALLEGIANCE

I, ........................................................................................................... do solemnly swear/affirm that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Republic of Kenya and that I will support and uphold the Constitution and the national values of Kenya as by law established.

(SO HELP ME GOD)

THIRD SCHEDULE

[Rule 14.]

PERSONS ENTITLED TO DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT
1.

President and immediate family members

2.

Prime Minister and immediate family members

3.

Vice President/Deputy president and immediate family members

4.

Cabinet Secretary and spouse(s)

5.

Secretary to the Cabinet and spouse(s)

6.

Principal Secretaries and spouse(s)

7.

Speakers of National Assembly and the Senate and spouse(s)

8.

Chief Justice and spouse(s)

9.

Deputy Chief Justice and spouse(s)

10.

Justices of Supreme Court and spouse(s)

11.

Justices of Court of Appeal and spouse(s)

12.

Attorney General and spouse(s)

13.

Director of Public Prosecutions and spouse(s)

14.

Solicitor General and spouse(s)

15.

Controller of Budget and spouse(s)

16.

Auditor General and spouse(s)

17.

Governor of the Central Bank and spouse(s)

18.

Clerk of the National Assembly and spouse(s)

19.

Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces and spouse(s)

20.

Service Commanders of the Kenya Defence Forces and spouse(s)

21.

Director-General of the National Intelligence Service and spouse(s)

22.

Inspector General of the National Police Service and spouse(s)

23.

County Governor and spouse(s)

24.

Aide-De-Camp to the President

25.

Former Presidents and spouse(s)

26.

Former Prime Minister and spouse(s)

27.

Former Vice Presidents and spouse(s)

28.

Foreign Service Officer, spouse and dependant children below the age of 19 years

FOURTH SCHEDULE

[Regulation 15.]

POINTS AND TIMES OF ENTRY INTO AND EXIT FROM KENYA

(a)

FOR PERSONS ARRIVING BY AIR—

(i) Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Nairobi, at any time.
(ii) Wilson Airport, Nairobi, between the hours of 6.00 a.m. and 8.30 p.m.
(iii) Moi Airport, Mombasa, at any time.
(iv) Kisumu Airport between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(v) Malindi Airport between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(vi) Lamu Airport between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(vii) Eldoret International Airport, at any time, effective from 18th August, 1997.
(viii) Garissa Airstrip operated by the United Nations Common Air Services (UNCAS) and the European Commission Humanitarian Office (ECHO) for humanitarian assistance to Somalia between 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(xi) Lokichogio Airport between the hours of 6.00 a.m. and 8.30 p.m.
(b)

PERSONS ARRIVING BY SHIP—

(i) Mombasa, at any time.
(ii) Lamu between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(iii) Malindi between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(iv) Kisumu between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(v) Shimoni Immigration Control between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. effective from September, 2000.
(vi) Muhuru Bay between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(vii) Mbita point between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(viii) Sio Port between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(ix) Vanga between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(x) Ngomeni between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(xi) Kilifi between the hours of 6.30 a.m and 6.30 p.m.
(c)

PERSONS ARRIVING BY ROAD—

(i) Lungalunga Immigration Control at any time.
(ii) Taveta Immigration Control at any time.
(iii) Namanga Immigration Control at any time.
(iv) Isebania Immigration Control at any time.
(v) Busia Immigration Control at any time.
(vi) Malaba Immigration Control at any time.
(vii) Loitokitok Immigration Control between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(viii) Moyale
(ix) Mandera Entry during hours of 6.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. subject to prior possession of a pass under the Outlying Districts Act (Cap. 104)
(x) Nadapal Immigration control at any time
(xi) Suam Immigration Control between 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. effective 24th June, 1999.
(xii) Lwakhaka Immigration Control at any time.
(xiii) Liboi Immigration Control between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
(xiv) Kiunga Immigration Control between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
(xv) Sand River Gate, at any time.
(xvi) Muhuru Bay Immigration Control between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
(xvii) Nadapal, at any time.
(xviii) Amuma immigration control between the hours of 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.;
(d)

PERSONS ARRIVING BY TRAIN—

(i) Taveta Railway Station at any time.
(ii) Malaba Railway Station at any time.

FIFTH SCHEDULE
[Regulation 18(2), L.N. 145/2014, r. 4, L.N. 74/2017, r. 2.]

CATEGORIES OF VISAS

SIXTH SCHEDULE

[Regulation 18(4).]

List of Countries on Quasi-consular agreements with Kenya—

Gambia

Ghana

Jamaica

Lesotho

Mauritius

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Trinidad and Tobago

Tuvalu

SEVENTH SCHEDULE

[Regulation 20(2).]

CLASSES OF PERMITS

Class A: Prospecting and mining

A person who intends to engage, whether alone or in partnership, in prospecting for minerals or mining in Kenya, and who—

(a)

has obtained, prospecting or mining right or licence that may be necessary for the purpose; and

(b)

has in his own right and at his full and free disposition sufficient capital and other resources for the purpose; and

(c)

whose engagement in the prospecting or mining will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class B: Agriculture and animal husbandry

A person who intends to engage, whether alone or in partnership, in the business of agriculture or animal husbandry in Kenya, and who—

(a)

has acquired, or has received all permissions that may be necessary in order to acquire, an interest in land of sufficient size and suitability for the purpose; and

(b)

has in his own right and at his full and free disposition sufficient capital and other resources for the purpose.

And whose engagement in that business will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class C: Prescribed profession

A member of a prescribed profession who intends to practice that profession, whether alone or in partnership, in Kenya, and who—

(a)

possesses the prescribed qualification; and

(b)

has in his own right and at his full and free disposition sufficient capital and other resources for the purpose,

(c)

is registered with the professional body, association or institute to which he belongs in his own country; and

(d)

whose practice of that profession will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class D: Employment

A person who is offered specific employment by a specific employer, the government of Kenya or any other person or authority under the control of the Government or an approved technical aid scheme under the United Nations Organization or some other approved Agency (not being an exempted person under section 34(3), who is in possession of skills or qualifications that are not available in Kenya and whose engagement in that employment will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class F: Specific manufacturing

A person who intends to engage, whether alone or in partnership, in a specific manufacture in Kenya, and who—

(a)

has obtained any licence, registration or other authority or permission that may be necessary for the purpose; and

(b)

has in his own right and at his full and free disposition sufficient capital and other resources for the purpose; and

(c)

whose engagement in that manufacture will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class G: Specific trade, business or consultancy

A person who intends to engage, whether alone or in partnership, in a specific trade, business, consultancy or profession (other than a prescribed profession) in Kenya, and who—

(a)

has obtained any licence, registration or other authority or permission that may be necessary for the purpose; and

(b)

has in his own right and at his full and free disposition sufficient capital and other resources for the purpose; and

(c)

whose engagement in trade, business, consultancy or profession will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class I: Approved religious or charitable activities

A person who is a—

1.

member of an institution registered under the Society’s Act who is engaged as a missionary;

2.

member of a company limited by guarantee;

3.

member of a trust registered under the Trustees Act,

and is approved by the Government of Kenya, and whose presence in Kenya will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class K: Ordinary residents

A person who—

(a)

is not less that thirty-five years of age; and

(b)

has in his own right and at his full and free disposition an assured annual income of not less than the prescribed amount that is derived from sources other than any such employment, occupation, trade, business or profession as is referred to in the description of any of the classes specified in this Schedule, and being an income that either—

(i) is derived from sources outside, and will be remitted to Kenya; or
(ii) is derived from pension or annuity payable from, sources in Kenya; and
(c)

undertakes not to accept employment, paid or unpaid, or engage in any income generating activity of any kind without a permit of the relevant class; and

(d)

whose presence in Kenya will be of benefit to Kenya.

Class M: Refugees

A person who has been granted refugee status in Kenya in accordance with the refugee law of Kenya and any spouse of such a refugee who intends to take up employment or engage in a specific occupation, trade, business or profession.

EIGHTH SCHEDULE

[Rule 20(6).]

PRESCRIBED PROFESSION

(1) Profession

(2) Qualifications

1. Medical profession ... .... ... ...... ... ...

Any person who would be entitled to registration as a medical practitioner under the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act, (Cap. 253).

2. Dentists .... ..... ..... ... ........ .. .. ... ..

Any person who would be entitled to registration as a dentist under the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act (Cap. 253).

3. Legal profession .. .... .... ... ..... .. ..

Any person who is an Advocate within the meaning of the Advocates Act (Cap. 16).

4. Surveyors ... .. ... ...... ... .. .. .... .... ...

Any person licensed as a surveyor under the Survey Act (Cap. 299).

5. Estate Agent, Valuer and Land Agent .... .... .. ..... ... .... .. .. ... . ... ..

Any person who is a Fellow or Professional Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

5. Architects or Quantity Surveyors .... ... .. .... .. .. ... .. ... .. ..

Any person who would be entitled to registration as an architect or quantity surveyor under the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act (Cap. 525).

6. Pharmacists ... .. .. . .. .... .. ... ... .... .... ... ...

Any person who would be entitled to registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy and Poisons Act (Cap. 244).

7. Veterinary Surgeons .. .... .... .. ....

Any person who would be entitled to be registered or licensed as a veterinary surgeon under the Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Para-professional Act, 2011 (No. 29 of 2011).

8. Engineers ... ... ... ... ..... .... ... ... ... ...

(a)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Mining Engineers.

(b)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

(c)

Member or Associate Member of Royal Institute of Naval Architects.

(d)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of. Municipal and County Engineers.

(e)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.

(f)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

(g)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers.

(h)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy.

(i)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers.

(j)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Gas Engineers.

(k)

Associate Fellow or Associate of the Institution of Aeronautical Engineers or Royal Aeronautical Society.

(l)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

(m)

Member or Associate Member of the Institution of Marine Engineers, or an equivalent qualification.

9. Nursing profession .. .. ... ... .. .. ...

Any person who would be entitled to registration under the Nurses, Act (Cap. 257).

10. Physiotherapists ... .... ... ... .. ... ...

Any person holding the qualification of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy or an equivalent qualification.

11. Accountants .. ... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ....

Members of—

(a)

the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland;

(b)

the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales;

(c)

the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland;

(d)

the Society of Incorporated Accountants;

(e)

the Association of Certified and Corporate Accountants;

(f)

the Societies of Chartered Accountants in South Africa;

(g)

the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia;

(h)

the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India;

(i)

the Institute of Municipal Treasurers and Accountants;

(j)

the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants, or an equivalent qualification.

12. Chartered Secretaries ... .. ... ... ... ....

(a)

Fellows and Associates of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries.

(b)

Fellows and Associates of the Corporation of Certified Secretaries or an equivalent qualification.

13. Actuaries

14. Scientist

15. Information and communication Technology experts

NINTH SCHEDULE
[Rule 59, L.N. 145/2014, r. 5, L.N. 1/2018, r. 2.]
FEES
EXEMPTION, 2012
[L.N. 98/2012.]

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by regulation 54 of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, the Minister for Immigration and Registration of Persons exempts, all delegates attending the African Regional Negotiators Meeting on Biodiversity to be held in Kenya in the month of September, 2012, from payment of visa fees.

EXEMPTION, 2013
[L.N. 184/2013.]

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 54 (1) of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government exempts Pastor Ock Soo Park, the founder of the International Youth Fellowship, his delegation and choir attending the Sixth World Camp to be held in Kenya in August, 2013 from payment of visa fees.

EXEMPTION, 2014
[G.N 12/2014.]

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by regulation 54 of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government exempts from payment of visa fees, foreign guests who will be attending the national celebrations on invitation by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Kenya on 12th December, 2013.

DECLARATION, 2014
[L.N. 133/2014.]

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 25(3) of the Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011, the Cabinet Secretary for the Interior and Co-ordination of National Government declares the identity card issued under section 9 (1) of the Registration of Persons Act to be a travel document for the purposes of travel to the Republic of Rwanda and the Republic of Uganda.

EXEMPTION, 2015
[L.N. 159/2015.]

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by regulation 54 of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, 2012, the Cabinet Secretary for the Interior and Co-ordination of National Government exempts the delegation attending the International Youth Fellowship (IYF) Youth Camp to be held in Kenya on the 28th July to the 1st August, 2015 from payment of visa fees.

EXTENSION OF TIME, 2016
[L.N. 178/2016.]

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by sections 15 (2) and 16 (2) of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government extends the period for the registration of stateless persons and migrants as citizens of Kenya for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 30th August, 2016.