What is class K permit in Kenya?

A Class K or ordinary Permit in Kenya is an immigration Permit issued to Foreign nationals wishing to reside in Kenya without engaging in any trade or employment.

A Class K permit is generally referred to as a retirement or Ordinary permit.

“An Class K Permit gives legal status to foreign nationals wishing to reside or retire in Kenya”

Requirements for application of a Class K permit in Kenya

  • 1. Cover Letter of the applicant.
  • 2. Copy of current Passport of the applicant.
  • 3. Passport photo of the applicant.
  • 4. Proof of income not less that USD 25,000 annually, This can be in form of a pension, investment, fixed deposit, bank account statement, Property income, shares and stocks etc.
  • 5. Contact information of the applicant. Email addresses, Telephone number, Postal address, proposed residential address in Kenya,
  • 6. Physical address of the company and Residential address of the applicant.

The Key pointer of a Class K permit is the applicant has to be above 35 years of age and show evidence of sufficient funds to sustain himself in Kenya..

How to apply for a Class K permit in Kenya

Upon compilation of the requirements. We shall fill out the Class K permit application form 25 and submit the application for processing, clearance and approval.

How much is a Class K permit in Kenya?

A Class K permit in Kenya costs as follows

  • Application fee Kshs 20,000.
  • Upon approval Kshs 250,000 per year.
  • Security Bond Worth Kshs 100,000.
  • East Africa Citizens is Gratis.

How long does it take to get a Class K permit?

The average duration to process an application of a CLass K perit, from application to approval is 2 to 3 months.