The Kenya High Commission in London Job Vacancy

POSITION: Clerk 5  –Immigration /Passport Counter Services


The Clerk / Passport Counter Services Section shall under the direction, control and guidance of the Immigration Attache perform the following duties and responsibilities regarding management of Passport Counter Services:

a) Interviewing passport applicants, checking completeness of applications and advising of applicants on requirements and procedures

b) Checking completeness of passport applications and advising applicants on the requirements and procedures

c) Taking biometrics (photos, signatures and fingerprints) of passport applicants

d) Management of passport applications register  

e) Scanning of passport applications

f) Management of passport front office equipment

g) Checking completeness of citizenship related applications i.e. regaining Kenya citizenship, declaration of dual citizenship and voluntary renunciation of Kenya citizenship

h) Preparing citizenship applications for forwarding to immigration headquarters for processing 

i) Preparing file folders and filing passport and citizenship applications

j) Retrieving file records for passports and citizenship processes

k) Filing away records of the various immigration processes

l) Preparing applications, letters and parcels for dispatch by diplomatic bag

m) Management of the passports, identity cards, citizenship dispatch system;

n) Preparing revenue returns and reports i.e. monthly, quarterly and annually

o) Attending to phone calls and advising applicants on consular services

p) Perform any other duties as directed by the Head of Mission or any responsible officer.


1) KCSE Certificate with a minimum grade C- (minus) or equivalent

2) Basic professional Certificate

3) Recommendation for exemplary work performance

4) Two (2) years experience as a clerk or equivalent


This position is for a duration of twenty three (23) months, and the successful applicant(s) will be subject to Kenya High Commission Terms and Conditions of Service, as well as applicable UK laws and regulations.

Applicants should submit letter of application indicating post applied for and attach curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, proof of residency and permission to undertake employment in United Kingdom and any other relevant testimonials to:

Kenya High Commission

45 Portland Place,


and send scanned copies to:

Applications should reach the Kenya High Commission on or before 18th December, 2020 latest 12:00pm GMT.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview during, which they will be required to produce original academic and professional certificates, proof of residency and permission to undertake employment in United Kingdom.

Successful candidates are expected to start working by 2nd January, 2021.

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