Parents urged to take advantage of free birth certificate registration

KASS Online

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’I has called on parents to take advantage of the ongoing free birth certificate registration that will close on Friday.

The CS said in a notice published at the Kenya Gazette that the free birth registration process which has been operating for one and a half months, will end on August 16.

With effect from the 27th June 2019, all applications for registration of births and for issuance of certificates of birth were exempted from payment of registration fees and fees chargeable for issuance of certificates of birth; the exempt from registration fees and fees chargeable for issuance of certificates of birth has been operating for one and a half months will be ending on the 16th August 2019,” read a part of the notice.

The CS launched the initiative to FastTrack the processing of birth certificates on June 28.