eFNS - Alien Card - Information Pack

Application for Permit Class C: (Prescribed profession (KEP/C).)

This permit is issued to a person who is a member of a prescribed profession who intends to practice that profession, whether alone or in partnership, in Kenya, and who –
  • Possesses the prescribed qualification (Eighth schedule of The Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, 2012)
  • Has in his/her own right and at his/her full and free disposition sufficient capital and other resources
  • Is registered with the professional body, association or institute to which he/she belongs in his/her own country; and
  • Whose practice of that profession will be of benefit to Kenya
NOTE: The prescribed Professions, as provided for in the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, 2012 are; Medical profession, Dentists, Legal profession, Surveyors, Estate Agent, Valuer and Land Agent, Architects or Quantity surveyors, Pharmacists, Veterinary Surgeons, Engineers, Nursing Profession, Physiotherapists, Accountants, Chartered Secretaries, Actuaries, Scientist, Information and Communication Technology Experts.

What are the requirements

  • Duly filled and signed Form 25 online form. You will print out the form at the end of the application. You can also access your previous applications by clicking here
  • Two copies of detailed and signed cover letter from the employer/organization, addressed to the Director of Immigration Services
  • Copy of a valid national passport
  • Two(2) recent passport size colored photos (for both new and renewal)
  • Current Immigration status if in the country
  • Documents in foreign languages should be translated into English by either the Embassy, Public Notary, or authorized /recognized institution
  • Copy of any previous permit(s) and or pass (es) held
  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA (for renewals)
  • Proof of membership to a prescribed profession
  • Copies of certified academic and professional certificates
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Copy of PIN certificate
  • Copy of Checklist. click here to download

How to apply

You need to:

  • Create a log in account within the Government of Kenya Single Sign On portal
  • Log in using the account you have created above to access eFNS portal
  • Once logged in the eFNS portal, select the "Apply now" Link
  • Click on the "Submit Applications" tab and select the Permit Issuance/Renewal tab. If you are already logged in to eFNS, you can click here to make an application.
  • After completing the application form, an invoice will be generated which you can see by clicking on "Dashboard" then "Payments" Tab. If you have already logged in eFNS, you can click here to make a payment.
  • If unable to pay using any of the online modes, print your application form by clicking on "Dashboard" then "My Applications" Tab (or click here to print your application). Present your application with all the requirements at the Immigration headquaters (Nyayo house), for payments and processing.
  • You shall receive automatic notifications via email and on your online account about the progress of your application.

Disclaimer

  • Processing fee is non refundable
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Engaging in any form of business or employment without a requisite permit or pass is an offence.
  • Application print-outs must be presented to the Immigration headquaters or any other regional offices.


Requirements verification

Verify that you have the required document/pre-requisites and you meet the relevant criteria before you apply. Click on the "Apply Now" button on your right to apply.