Kenyans warned against using brokers when applying for passport


The Directorate of Immigration service has warned Kenyans against using brokers when applying for passport.

The DIS indications comes at a time when members of the public are using brokers to fast-track issuance of passport.

Directorate of Immigration service director General Alexander Muteshi said the department has means to detect unorthodox means to attempt to bypass the e-citizen appointment system, saying that such passport will not be approved.

He further says that the department has put in place a special Desk at Nyayo House to address urgent and emergency passport application cases including individuals who need to travel abroad to seek medical attention, those who need to travel to school abroad with short notice and employees who need to return to work will be given priority.

He said some unscrupulous Kenyans have taken advantage of the current Covid-19 pandemic to fleece Kenyans with a promise of quick passport processing.

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