U.S. Citizen Services

In accordance with United States Department of State worldwide regulations in place due to COVID-19 and in line with efforts by the Government of Kenya to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has temporarily restricted some routine consular processing.

All entrants to the U.S. Embassy must wear masks and are subject to body temperature screening and may be refused entry if displaying an elevated temperature.

No electronics are allowed in the U.S. Embassy.

For routine passport renewals and notarial services, please click here to make an appointment at U.S. Embassy Nairobi. Be sure to schedule a separate appointment for each individual applying.

To submit a request for an emergency service, including CRBA services, please email  Kenya_acs@state.govEmergency services can include: a need for urgent travel; needing a new passport for foreign visa requirements; or other life-or-death situations. A travel itinerary will be required for emergency services.

For emergencies after hours involving American citizens please call 020 363 6170.

American Citizen Services unit is committed to providing information and assistance to U.S. citizens visiting or living in Kenya.

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