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International Adoption/
Conducting Research in Kenya by non-Kenyans/Filming Requirements

International Adoption

The government authority in charge of international adoptions is the:
Department of Children's Services
PO Box 46205-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254-20-228411

Requirements for conducting research in Kenya by non-Kenyans

It is mandatory for all non-Kenyans who wish to do any kind of research in Kenya to obtain a research permit.

Download application form for research(PDF:403KB)
Click here (PDF:20KB) to download information on conducting research in Kenya

All researchers staying for more than three months MUST register their presence at the Alien Section of the nearest Ministry of Immigration office.

Filming requirements in Kenya

Application for film licence in Kenya [Click here(PDF:33KB) to down load application form]
All applications for licences to film in Kenya are processed by the Ministry of Information and Communications, Nairobi. Requests for filming licences should be addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Information & Communications
PO Box 30025
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254-20-217475, 228411
or 222073 - Ext: 3102
[Click here (PDF:113KB) to download information on how to acquire a filming license]

All film-makers/ photographers staying for more than three months MUST register their presence at the Alien Section of the nearest Ministry of Immigration office.