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Kenya to phase out all passports by 2019 for electronic ones - The Standard

The new documents will bear the words 'East African Community' as well as 'Kenya' in line with the drive for regional integration. The A series, B series, C series and diplomatic passports will cost Sh4,550, Sh6,050, Sh7,550 and Sh7,550, respectively ...and more »

E-passport to replace current one by 2019 - Daily Nation

Immigration Director Gordon Kihalangwa addressing journalists after the launch e-passport at the immigration offices in Nairobi on August 31, 2017. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Mr Kihalangwa said the department had received ...and more »

Gov't launches e-passport after 17-year wait - Citizen TV (press release)

Kenyan will be required to swap their passports for an electronic one from Friday after the government launched the printing of e-passport following a 17-year journey. The Immigration Department said the e-passport will feature a micro-chip that will ...and more »

Kenya launches e-passport ahead of December 2018 EAC target - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 – The government has launched the Kenyan East African electronic passport ahead of the December 31, 2018 target concurred by East African Community (EAC) members States. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred ...and more »

E-passport to phaseout chip-less predecessor by August 2019 - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 – The government on Thursday began issuing electronic passports from, almost two years after the plan was mooted. Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi presided over the launch of the exercise, which ...and more »