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IEBC 2022 Kenyan General Election ECVR II Enhanced Continuous Voter Diaspora Registration

Organisation : IEBC Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
Election Name : 2022 Kenyan General Election
Facility Name : Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) / Diaspora Voter Registration
Applicable For : Kenyan citizen residing outside Kenya
Registration Dates : 21st January 2022 to 6th February, 2022
Website : https://cvr.iebc.or.ke/

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What is IEBC ECVR II Diaspora Registration?

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will roll out the second phase of Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) in preparation for the August 9th General Elections. On diaspora Voter Registration, the registration for citizens residing outside Kenya would start on 21st January 2022 and end on 6th February 2022 with the exercise being conducted during the official working hours at the Kenyan Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates in respective countries.

How To Do IEBC ECVR II Diaspora Voter Registration?

Follow the below steps to make an appointment for Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration ECVR II (Diaspora Voter Registration).

Step-1 : Go to the link https://cvr.iebc.or.ke/
Step-2 : Book an appointment.
Step-3 : Visit the Kenyan High Commission / Embassy / Consulate offices
Step-4 : Get Registered as a voter, Change voting station and change your voter details.

FAQs On IEBC ECVR II

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) On Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration ECVR II (Diaspora Voter Registration).

1. What Criteria Was Used To Map Registration Centres?
The Commission has mapped registration based on the following parameters:
** Presence of a Kenyan Mission (Embassy, High Commission or a consulate) as stipulated in law.
** Number of registered citizens with Kenyan Missions in host countries.
** Political environment in host governments which should be conducive, stable and predictable.
** Financial sustainability to support logistical, operational and administrative costs of carrying out such an activity.

2. Which Voter Registration Centres Were Mapped In Diaspora?
For purposes of 2022 General Election, the Commission has mapped voter registration centres in Kenyan Embassies and Consulates listed below;

** Uganda – (Kampala)
** Tanzania – (Dar-Es-Salaam and Arusha)
** Rwanda – (Kigali)
** Burundi – (Bunjumbura)
** South Africa – (Pretoria)
** South Sudan – (Juba)
** United States of America – (Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles)
** United Kingdom – (London)
** United Arab Emirates – (Abu Dhabi and Dubai)
** Qatar – (Doha)
** Germany – (Berlin)
** Canada – (Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver)

3.What Are The Requirements For Registration As A Voter?
A Kenyan citizen residing outside Kenya who applies for registration as a voter must;

** Have a valid Kenyan Passport or a National Identity Card for citizens residing within the East African Community.
** Present his/her identification document to the Registration Officer stationed at a designated registration centre.
** Manually fill Form J being an application form for registration of Kenyan Citizens residing outside Kenya upon arrival at the registration centre
** Allow his/her Biometric and biographic data to be taken during registration.
** Be of eighteen(18) years and above

4. When Is Voter Registration In Diaspora Starting?
** Voter registration in diaspora is scheduled to start on Friday 21st January 2022 for fifteen(15) days.
** The conduct of this exercise is subject to Covid-19 protocols and restrictions in host countries.

5. How Will Time Zones Be Managed During Voter Registration?
** Voter registration will be conducted during the official working hours for Embassies and Consulates in host countries.
** The Commission will make arrangements for continued voter registration exercise during weekends.

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