Huduma Namba registration underway for Kenyan expats living in the UK


Joseph Njoroge
Principal Secretary Energy Dr. Eng. Joseph Njoroge being attended to registers at the launch of NIIMS in Kiambu County. Photo: Huduma Numba

The Kenya High Commission, London has informed the Kenyan Diaspora in the United Kingdom that the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) also known as ‘Huduma Namba’ registration for the diaspora as begun and is expected to run until 19th June, 2019.

Huduma Namba initiative is anchored on Executive Order No.1of 2018 and Sec.9A of the Registration of Persons Act, 2018.

The programme is designed to develop a National Integrated Biometric Population Database of information on persons’ identify for all Kenya Citizens and Foreign Nationals residing in Kenya. The system is also aimed at assigning a Unique Personal Identification Number that will be critical in enhancing government planning and efficient service delivery. For more details refer to the official government website on Huduma Namba

The registration exercise is therefore ongoing at the High Commission, located at 45 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AS from 0900 hours to 1700 hours daily including weekends and public holidays. Please use the back entrance on 10 WEYMOUTH MEWS, LONDON, WIG 7EAFor Further enquiries call 020-76362371/5 or email


Step 1: The applicant/respondent is required to Submit an online application Form through the portal

Step 2: Click on Register Now which takes you to the Portal Login

Step 3: Click on Create New Account which takes you to Create Account page 

Step 4: Input your First Name and Email Address then click on Create Account

Step 5: An Email will be sent to your Email Account with a User Name and Password which you will need to Use to Register.

Step 6: Once you have Completed and Submitted your application, you will receive an email containing a Reference Number and a Document Number.

Step 7: Physically Present Yourself to the Registration Officer at the Kenya High Commission, London for Biometric Data Capture. Please bring with you the Reference Number, Document Numberand Original Document used to Register.


In order to ensure smooth registration process, you will be required to have the following documents:

a) Mandatory Documents: –i. A valid Kenya passport or a Kenya National Identity Card (ID) for persons aged eighteen (18) years and above. ii. A Certificate of birth for persons below 18 years.

b) Other documents that you may require during the registration include:  i. Driving Licenceii. National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Cardiii. National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Cardiiii. Kenya Revenue Authority PIN


● The Registration officer at the High Commission will need to capture your biometrics and photo image of your documents. Children Below the Age of 6 Years will not be required to provide biometrics.

● The biometrics and document capture cannot be executed unless the applicant has completed the online application form. 

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