How to Apply for Temporary Travel Permit in Kenya

For people travelling within the East African region and have no passports, here is temporary relief. You can now apply for a Kenyan temporary passport online. The application process in done on the e-government portal e-Citizen



How to apply for a Kenyan temporary travel permit

You need to register with the e government portal first. Click to register.


  1. Once you are registered go to department of immigration services
  2. Choose submit application
  3. Select passport and temporary permits
  4. Click on “Temporary permit application” and read through the Instructions thoroughly.
  5. Fill in the application form.
  6. Make your payment using, Visa, Mastercard, Airtel money, Mpesa or MobiKash.
  7. Download and print the Temporary Permit from your e-Citizen account then stick your passport photo on the permit.
  8. Your permit is ready for use, you can now present it plus your original ID (a birth certificate for minors) to the immigration officer at the port of exit  .

Related : How to Apply For a Kenyan Passport Online

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One thought on “How to Apply for Temporary Travel Permit in Kenya

  • Becky Aloo

    If I have my Kenyan passport and for example, I have to leave it somewhere to be issued with a VISA, yet I need to travel to Uganda….can I be able to apply for a temporary permit?


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