Attestation process for Kenya

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Certificate Attestation / Apostille – Kenya

Kenya is located on the equator and covers a diverse terrain. This country has the largest GDP in the Central and East Africa. Agriculture is the mainstay of Kenyan economy, Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and a commercial epicenter of this entire region. When you are looking to move out of Kenya for work or education, you should follow attestation procedure as required by the authorities. If you get stuck in the steps of this process, you can count on us. BVS Global is a reputable service provider offering specialized attestation services for over 100 countries.

The Process of Attestation in Kenya:

The process of legalization entails many steps to be undertaken at various levels of government departments. You should apply with the original copies of documents to be attested and other paperwork as deemed necessary by the officials at the Embassy or Consulate office. If the Embassy is not operational in a country, you need to submit the documents at the nearest embassy having jurisdiction over that country. The process that you need to follow includes following steps:

  • A legal translation if needed.
  • State certifications or notarization in Kenya.
  • Attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya.
  • Attestation from the Embassy in Kenya.

Why You Need It

When a document is attested, it eliminates all worries regarding the genuineness of the documentation and eases the process of your international endeavor. Such authentication is a legal necessity for all cross-border undertakings involving personal or career-related advancements:

  • Embassies or consulates for visa or passport issuance
  • Immigration office in case of visa application, emigration request or work status change etc.
  • World education services (WES) and International qualifications assessment (IQAS) verification
  • Equivalency requirements for Ministry of Education (MOE) or Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR)

How Can We Help?

The steps of this procedure necessitate an expert guidance and specialized services offered by BVS Global. With professionalism at the core of our operations, we strive to maintain strict adherence to the guidelines specified by respective governments.

To speed up the process of attestation in Kenya, our certified experts maintain seamless communications with our legalization experts. They provide round the clock support and services to every client. A meticulous attention to details and compliance with legal procedures are our strengths and we always live up to the expectations of our customers.

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Document Attestation through BVS Global

As a complex process, requiring careful attention to details, getting a document attested demands expertise and a full understanding of the procedures involved. Handling it on your own can mean unnecessary delay, slipups and expenses.

BVS Global has years of experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and customer requirements. Our attestation services include:

  • Embassy & Consulate Attestation
  • Apostille from countries part of Hague convention
  • Attestation from state government departments and ministries

We handle attestation of Personal Documents such as Birth or Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Experience/ Employment Certificate and of Commercial documents such as Articles of association, financial documents, Commercial invoice or Bills of lading.

Reach Out to BVS Global Attestation Services

BVS Global Services is a one stop shop for all document authentication services. We provide verification and attestation in more than 100 countries, translation services in over 200 languages. We also provide visa concierge facilities in over 80 countries.

Attestation or legalization Process for documents from Kenya

Ministry of Education or notary in Kenya

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya or an Apostille

Embassy or Consulate in Kenya

Ministry of foreign affairs of the destination country


Original certificate(s)

Passport copy

Declaration form

Power of Attorney (if required)

Document Types

Types of Personal Documents

ACPO – ACRO – NIS Certificate attestation

POA - Power of Attorney Attestation

Adoption certificate legalization

Affidavit attestation

Certificate of residency attestation

Certified language translations

Copies of personal documents such as passports and references attestation

Copy Passports driver’s licenses and other identity documents attestation

Court Document authentication

Criminal Record Checks (CRB) attestation

Decree Absolute or Nisi attestation

Divorce certificate or decrees issued by the Family Court attestation

Driving License attestation

Employment Awards attestation

Employment Letters attestation

Finger print certificate attestation

Grant of Probate certificate legalization

Health certificate attestation

Letters of Attendance attestation

Letters of Authorization

Life certificates attestation

Marriage Certificate attestation

No Impediment Certificate attestation

No Impediment to Overseas Marriages certificates legalization

Ministry of justice attestation on translated documents

Notary Public witnessed documents

Police clearance certificate attestation

Police Letters legalization

Power of Attorney witnessed by a solicitor

Probate documents and wills attestation

Single Status certificates attestation

Solicitor signed documents attestation

Birth Certificate Attestation

Personal Status Certificate Attestation

Singleness Certificate Attestation

Certificate of No Marriage Record Attestation

Death Certificate Attestation

Certificate of Indemnity Attestation

FIR Report Attestation

Experience Letter Attestation

School leaving certificate attestation

Good Conduct certificate attestation

NBI clearance certificate attestation

Process of Attesting Personal Documents

Legal Translation from Kenya (If Necessary)

Notary in Kenya

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Kenya

Process of attesting educational documents

Legal Translation from Kenya (If Necessary)

Ministry of Education in Kenya

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Kenya

Process of Attesting Commercial Document

Concerned authority or Govt. department in Kenya

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Kenya

Example of document attestation procedure for use in UAE

Certificate attestation or Legalization Procedure of Kenya document, to be used in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originally issued in Kenya.

Documents of Kenya origin – such as Personal, Educational, and Commercial documents have to be attested from Ministry of foreign affairs (MOFA) UAE. Prior to Ministry of foreign affairs UAE attestation, the document has to be attested by a notary or ministry of education in Kenya, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya and UAE Embassy in Kenya.

*If any embassy or consulate in a particular country is not operational, the document would be directed to the nearest government body, which has the jurisdiction over that country for attestation or an Apostille

BVS Global provides attestation, legalization, authentication, verifications, and Apostille service for personal, educational or commercial documents

We provide attestations, legalizations or apostilles, for any type of Kenya documents for usage in other countries besides the UAE. Kindly note the process may vary depending on the document and the laws of the origin & destination country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be replaced by an apostille, if the origin or destination countries are part of Hague convention 1961. Original certificates may not be required for some countries.

Acceptance or rejection of documents is solely based on discretion of the government authorities concerned. Furthermore, the requirements and processes may vary from time to time depending on the government department’s policies, terms and conditions. Please contact our customer service officer for updated fee structure and more information.

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United Arab Emirates

+971 42614842

Al Reyami Building, Office # 104 - Umm Hurair Street - Dubai, UAE | PO.Box - 121683

8 AM to 8 PM - Sunday to Thursday (except public holidays)


+91 4842611342

Vadakkaneth Arcades Office # SR 5 Opp - Cochin International Airport, Kerala - India

9 AM to 6 PM - Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

United Kingdom

+44 2036952271

152 City Road, EC1V 2NX Kemp House ,London – United Kingdom

9 AM to 5 PM - Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

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