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Kenya: Change in Consular Birth/Death Registrations

Birth/Death registration will now be processed in the UK

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


From 15 April 2015, UK birth registrations and death registrations in Kenya will transfer from the British High Commission, Nairobi to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK.

There are no changes to the entitlement to register a birth or death. The processing time will remain the same. However, you will now need to allow extra time for the documents to be sent to and from the UK. See or for further information.

QA for Customers - Birth and Death (MS Word Document, 18.8KB)

Published 29 March 2015