Certificate of Good Conduct

Requirements for Certificate of Good Conduct for those living abroad:

Kenyan citizens:

  1. Completed biographic form (click to download)
  2. A complete set of finger prints and palm prints.
  3. If the applicant is over 18 years of age, a clear photocopy of the Kenyan second generation identity card. (If the applicant was never issued with the ID card, he/she must prove he/she left Kenya before reaching the age of 18 years and is yet to return, and must provide the High Commission with a certified copy of the birth certificate and of the Kenyan passport).
  4. If the applicant is below 18 years, a certified copy of the birth certificate and/or Kenyan passport;.
  5. An application letter.
  6. For those sending the application directly to Nairobi enclose a banker’s cheque of Kshs 1,000.00 payable to the Director of Criminal Investigation Department, P.O. Box 30036, Nairobi.

Non-Kenyan citizens:

  1. Completed biographic form (click to download)
  2. A complete set of fingerprints and palm prints (with police endorsement seal or stamp);
  3. A certified photocopy of the applicant’s passport;
  4. Documentary proof that the applicant ever resided in Kenya for three months or more;
  5. If the applicant is below 18 years, a certified copy of the birth certificate;
  6. An application letter;
  7. For those sending application directly to Nairobi, enclose a banker’s cheque of Kshs 1,000.00 payable to the Director of Criminal Investigation Department, P.O. Box 30036, Nairobi;
  8. Those applicants who happen to be in Kenya should endeavor to apply in person at CID Headquarters in Nairobi.

Timeline 3 Months (Referred to CID Headquarters, Kenya)