Kenyans will now have to wait longer to get their passports following a new directive by the Directorate of Immigration.
The Ministry Of State For Immigration & Registration Of Persons has announced that it has scaled down its operations following an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country.
“In light of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the country, the Directorate of Immigration Services wishes to notify the general public of the scaling down of operations in our passport processing offices. This is to ensure the safety of both our customers and staff,” read a communication from the ministry
Applicants who had booked appointments for submission and biometrics capture will receive SMS notifications advising them lo book new appointments.
According to the notice this will take effect from Monday, 22nc1 March 2021.
Earlier Last year services at the immigration office were halted after the country recorded increased Covid-19 numbers.
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