Renewal of a Work Permit in Kenya.

A Immigration work permit or a Class D permit in Kenya is issued for a duration of either one or two years. The Maximum duration issued is two years.

Upon the expiry of the Permit Duration, an applicant wishing to continue working in Kenya must make an application for renewal or extention of the Work permit.

Requirements for renewal of a Work Permit in Kenya.


To make an application for the renewal or extension of a Class D Work Permit in Kenya, you shall require the following.

  • Copies of academic qualification certificates and professional certificates of the applicant.
  • Copy Registration certificate of the employing company or organization.
  • Company PIN registration certificate of the company or organization.
  • Tax Compliance certificate of the company or organization.
  • PIN certificate of the applicant.
  • Tax Compliance certificate of the applicant.
  • Executed immigration application form 22
  • Passport photo of the applicant.
  • Copy of passport of the applicant.
  • Application for renewal Cover Letter from the company or organization offering employment.
  • Contact information of the applicant. Email, Phone number, postal address and residential address.
  • Contact information of the employer. Email, Phone number, postal address and residential address.
  • Name and contact information of Understudy.
  • Copies of CV and Academic qualifications of the understudy.

Kenya Work Permit renewal


For the application for renewal of a Kenya work permit to be successful, all the requirements have to be met. The applicant and the employer should be Tax compliant and a Kenyan understudy should be in place and undergoing training
There is an Non refundable application fee of Kenya Shillings 10,000.

Once the application has been processed and is successful an Approval certificate shall be issued containing the terms of the permit.

A Class D Work Permit costs Kshs 400,000 for a two year immigration Permit.

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Extension of a Work permit in Kenya.

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