Kenya launches e-passport to ease cross-border travel, commerce - Xinhua

NAIROBI, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- Kenya on Thursday launched an electronic passport with advanced inbuilt features to boost efficient, secure and traceable cross-border movement of people and goods. Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang'i, said ...

Kenya rolls out e-passport after long wait - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

If you are a passport holder, you have two years to replace it with the newly launched East Africa e-passport that has enhanced security features. It will take eight days for new applicants to get the passport which has an electronic chip with the ...

Kenya: e-Passport to Phaseout Chip-Less Predecessor By August 2019 - AllAfrica.com

Nairobi — 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 will see those applying for the ...

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 ...