Application Requirements for an Ordinary Passport

Every Somali citizen has the right to receive an Ordinary passport when and if below requirement are met:

  • A complete application
  • Two ID size photos
  • Criminal History letter from CID (Criminal Investigation Division) – Adults Only
  • Birth Certificate or Proof of Residence from (local government or closest Somali Embassy when residence is outside of the country)

 

Passport Renewal Process:

Ordinary passports can be renewed when below requirement are met:

  • Written passport renewal request letter
  • Two ID size photos
  • Expired passport (Original)
  • Criminal History letter from CID (Criminal Investigation Division) – Adults Only
  • Birth Certificate or Proof of Residence – if residence changed from the initial passport application from (local government or closest Somali Embassy when residence is outside of the country)
  • Proof that steps from A to E have been completed by the Audit and Compliance Office.
  • Payment receipt of passport fees from the Finance Office

 

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