The government of Kenya has made it simple for Kenyans to retrieve Birth Certificates for their kids. The government launcxhed an e-citizen online platform where you can use via your phone or computer. You dont need to waste your time going to the public offices to look for a birth certificate.
Scanned copies of : your parent's Identification Cards, an original birth notification, birth registration forms and a small fee ranging from Ksh. 100 to Ksh. 200.
An eCitizen account. You can create using your National Identification card number, your email address and your phone number. After creating and registering your eCitizen account, you will then be able to access the numerous services available in the eCitizen portal.
Log into your eCitizen portal. then after, you will be able to apply for you Kenyan birth certificate under the Civil Registration Department.
You will be required to answer a number of questions about whoever you are applying for or yourself if it is a self application so as to validate your identity.
Make the required payments according to you particulate category. The available payment options include Prepaid Card, M-Pesa, Pesalink, Debit Card, Airtel Money, and of course Credit Card.
After finalizing Payment and cross checking to make sure you completed the application process, proceed to choose a location to pick up the birth certificate.
Once you have finished the entire application process, you will be notified via SMS letting you know your birth certificate is ready. Alternatively, you can simply visit your eCitizen portal. You can then proceed to pick up your birth certificate.
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