Education and criminal checks in Kenya are allowed, but locally registered entities to support the application.

Zinc's background check turnaround times

Please note these background check turnaround times are averages for the country. Actual check times may vary and depend on a number of factors including the resident country's process time as well as the candidate's document submission speed.
Financial (mins)
20
Criminal (days)
5
Media (mins)
14
Reference (days)
2
identity (mins)
140
Education (days)
9.42685798
Address (days)
2
Sanctions (mins)
25

Right-to-work rules

Rules apply for citizens as well as non-citizens working in the country
National ID Accepted?
Yes
Passport
Yes
Other passport accepted?
East African Community passport (EAC) (Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan)
Any other routes (any type of citizen)

Non-EACWork pemitAlien ID CardDependant's Pass

Body name
Ministry of Interior
Foreign Citizens

Non-EACWork pemitAlien ID CardDependant's Pass

Natural citizens: Alternative routes

N/A

Background check summary

Education Checks: some restrictions
Criminal Checks: some restrictions
Country details
Birthrate
39.72
Population
53,771,296
capital
Nairobi
GDP ($/capita)
1000
TLD
.ke
developed/developing
Developing
Currency
Kenyan Shilling
Net migration
-0.1
Literacy(%)
85.1

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