Kenya Embassy in Washington, DC to Start Issuing National Identity Cards (IDs)

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The Kenya Embassy in Washington, DC will start accepting applications for Kenya National Identity Cards (IDs) from Kenyans resident in the United States of America beginning on Thursday March 27th, 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. With March 27th being the first day of this activity, only a limited number of applications will be processed.

Applications for National ID's will be accepted ONLY on Tuesdays and Thursdays (9:30 am - 4:00 pm). Each applicant has to appear in person with a dully filled REG.136D form. The processing of ID's will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks from the date of application.

Interested applicants are requested to send an RSVP to rsvp@kenyaembassy.com by Tuesday 25th March, 2014. Confirmation emails will be sent out and applicants will be required to print and present them on arrival at the Embassy.

Requirements for application and other details can be found at the Embassy's website: http://www.kenyaembassy.com/id.html.

 

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IdaVethi
While it is a step in the right direction, I dont think its a prioritOne of the(many) pressing issue is Kenyans in the US who are relocating, intending to relocate or have relocated home be allowed to buy and ship a right hand vehicle from other part of the world. Unlike other Kenyans in, say Europe, we feel disadvantaged. With the mystery surrounding the populatiion of Kenyans in the US, is it another way of finding out how many we are? With the US Congress threateng foreign govts with acfine if they do not report properties or income for US citizens residing abroad, will it be another sell out? Kuuliza tu. The location and the size of our embassy with no parkings space will be another hussle. A passport should be enough to issue this document since Nyayo has copies of other documents. I cannot even where my ID is.
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Suzie

What a waste! the Kenyan ID is pretty useless to Kenyans in the diaspora. They should use the resources putting a toilet in the Kenyan embassy (they need one desperately for visitors) or teaching the staff there on basic etiquette.

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