Passport Services

Are you applying for your first passport since turning 16?

First-Time Adult Passport

Assemble your application:

  • Complete Form DS-11 (PDF 101 KB) but do not sign it. Enter your information online and print Form DS-11 OR print out the blank form and then complete using black ink on one-sided pages. Failure to provide information requested on this form, including your social security number, may result in significant processing delays and/or the denial of your application. The form can also be obtained from American Citizen Services at the U.S. embassy.
  • Bring one (1) identical photo 2×2 inches. For exact specifications on the photo, please click here.
  • Bring proof of citizenship (e.g., your last passport, naturalization certificate, etc.).
  • The fee is $145 payable in U.S. dollars or the equivalent in Kenyan Shillings, or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Dinners, American Express, and Discover).

To submit the application, request an appointment at the Department of State Website. Each applicant requires his/her own appointment.

Allow approximately two weeks for processing. Passports must be collected at the ACS section by the applicant or authorized representative. An appointment is not necessary to pick up your passport.