How To Confirm Voter Registration In Kenya

How To Confirm Voter Registration In Kenya

Voter registration (or enrollment) is the requirement that a person otherwise eligible to vote must register (or enroll) on an electoral roll, which is usually a prerequisite for being entitled or permitted to vote. The rules governing registration vary between jurisdictions.

In this article Keweb. co tries to answer the question by publishing the ways one can confirm voter registration in Kenya

Below are the most helpful ways to confirm voter registration in Kenya

The Kenya High Commission would like to inform that all registered voters in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland can now visit the Kenya High Commission for the Verification of the Voters’ details from 23rd May 2022 to 4th June 2022 [Including weekends] from 9 am to 5 pm.

Bring your original ID or Valid Passport that you used to register as a voter to verify and confirm your registration details.

You can also Verify Your Voter Registration Details at and in the event that your details are incorrectly captured, visit the Kenya High Commission for further assistance from the IEBC team on site.

Who can access the electoral register?

Anyone can inspect the full register. The information must not be used for direct marketing purposes unless it has been published in the open register.

  • Elected Representatives.
  • Election Candidates.
  • Political Parties (local, constituency, and national branches)
  • The Electoral Commission.
  • Police forces and similar bodies.

How To Confirm Your Voter Registration Details Online And Via SMS

The Kenya General Elections date is fast approaching. The exercise will be done in August 2022, when Kenyans will be able to choose their leaders for the next half a decade.

The authority tasked with the management and running of the elections, whose scope of work also includes boundary adjustments and registration of voters aka the IEBC has since confirmed that registered voters do not need to visit local IEBC offices to confirm their registration details.

The development was announced yesterday by IEBC lead Chebukati. The same sentiments have also been echoed by other leaders, who are imploring Kenyans to make sure that their registration documentation is accurate to avoid voting issues in August.

How to check registration details

The exercise can be done in two primary ways.

The first one is via SMS.

All you need to do is send an SMS with your passport or ID number to 70000.

The SMS is not free so make sure you have at least KES 10 in your account.

The SMS can also be sent from any carrier, be it Telkom Kenya or Safaricom.

The second option is using an online portal.

It can be accessed HERE.  

Once you manage to get in, follow the prompts to confirm if your voter registration details are in order.

To note, it appears that the portal is down for some reason, most likely from traffic.

However, this is something that can be addressed by IEBC by increasing the site’s capacity.

At a late time today, you should be able to access it anyway.

For now, though, use the SMS option.