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Huduma Number

National Integrated Identity Management System-NIIMS)

The Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National government has advised that Kenyans in the diaspora will collect their Huduma Namba cards in the respective Missions of their registration. Those wishing to collect their cards in another Mission, can choose the convenient Mission through the Huduma Namba Diaspora Portal. Currently the Huduma Namba secretariat has operationalized the following email address for use by the Diaspora Community.

Furthermore, there is a toll-free number +254-0800221111 which has been provided for use by Kenyans abroad for all inquiries.

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Information for the Diaspora.

This is to bring to your attention that The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has developed sets on tax and customs matters in an effort to support both the diaspora and returning residents to improve tax compliance. Furthermore, they have also established the following communication channels for use by Kenyans in the Diaspora to enhance customer experience.
You are therefore kindly requested to share this very important information with the Diaspora in your respective regions. Attached herewith, please find copies of the household goods and Personal Effects for Returning residents Manual and a a step by step guide on income tax Resident individual filing.

Kenya Diaspora Policy

The Government acknowledges the importance of Kenyan Diaspora in Nation building and has developed the Kenya Diaspora Policy to facilitate the Kenyans abroad to contribute positively to the growth of the Kenyan Economy. (Click to view Policy.)

Register and interact with the Diaspora web-portal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya


The Ministry  of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) developed a digital booklet on remittances and investments, which was launched on 29th June,2017.

The booklet: Send money & invest in Kenya: A guide for Diaspora Remittances & Investments  systematically identifies, explains and collates a cross section of affordable remittance channels, as well as remittance savings, and investments opportunities in an informative and user-friendly manner.

View booklet 

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