The Immigration Authorities in Kenya have included Police Clearance Certificates in their requirements for all applicants above the age of 18. This is applicable for the below permits:


  • Work Permits
  • Dependents Permits
  • Special Passes

For new applications, Police Clearance Certificates must be obtained form the applicant’s home country or country of residence.

For renewal of applications, the Police Clearance Certificate must be obtained from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation( DCI) offices.

This new requirement is with effect from the 02 October 2017.

Kindly contact us should you require any additional information.


NameMobile numberOffice number
Connie Peter+27 82 496 5827+27 10 500 0316  
Sunitha Jeewan+27 82 086 2229+27 10 500 0310 

The information contained in this Immigration Alert may not be relied or acted upon without prior consultation. No liability is accepted for the consequence of any inaccuracies contained in this Immigration Alert.