eFNS - Alien Card - Information Pack

Application for Permit Class D: (Employment (KEP/D).)

This permit is issued to a person who is offered specific employment by a specific employer, the government of Kenya or any other person or authority under the control of the Government or an approved technical aid scheme under the United Nations Organization or some other approved Agency (not being an exempted person under section 34 (3), who is in possession of skills or qualifications that are not available in Kenya and whose engagement in that employment will be of benefit to Kenya.

What are the requirements

  • Duly filled and signed Form 25 - Issuance/permit renewal 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/ self, addressed to the Director of Immigration Services
  • Copies of 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
  • Duly certified copies of academic and professional certificates.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Name of the Kenyan understudy
  • Certified copies of academic/professional certificates and full contracts of the Kenyan understudy
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) for the Kenyan understudy.
  • Full contact-address, email, cell phone, of the Kenyan understudy
  • Clearance letter from relevant institutions.
  • Certificate of company / organization registration.
  • Valid organization Tax Compliance Certificate for new cases, and both organization and individual Tax Compliance Certificatesfor renewals cases from KRA
  • Processing fees non refundable (Kshs. 10,000)
  • Copy of Checklist. click here to download
  • Duly filled and signed Form 27(Report on Employment) 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 (If you have already logged in eFNS, you can 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.


    • 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.