Updated at: 2021/06/28


Issuance of Class M work permit 

Eligibility Requirements or Criteria for Accessing Services 

When applying for work permit you need: 

• A letter from your intended employer or, if private business, the certificate of incorporation

• 2 coloured passport photos

• Refugee ID card

• Letter of Recognition from Refugee Affairs Secretariat

Accessibility of Services 

Services provided in English and Kiswahili languages

This service is closed on public holidays

Feedback Channels About Services and Time Frame

Through the Principal Secretary State Department for Immigration, Border Control and Registration of Persons 

Opening Hours

Monday open from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Tuesday open from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Wednesday open from 08:00 to 05:00 PM

Thursday open from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Friday open from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM


Nyayo House, Posta Street, Nairobi, Kenya