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The Centre for International Programmes and Links (CIPL) is a unit in the University of Nairobi, charged with the responsibility of initiating, promoting, facilitating and coordinating international programmes and links, staff and student exchanges and mobility, collaborative research projects and worldwide networking. In recognition of opportunities and challenges associated with globalization of education, the University of Nairobi established an interim office-the Office of International Programmes (OIP) in 1995 to handle, harmonize and coordinate University of Nairobi external Linkages with other international organizations and  institutions. In November, 2001, the University Council sanctioned the establishment of the Centre for International Programmes and Links (CIPL)

All foreign students admitted to the University are required by Law to acquire Kenya Pupil's Pass from the Department of Immigration and student should not take up studies before acquiring this important document.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS PASS

 1. Police Clearence Certificate from your country of origin

 2. Copy of the Biodata and current/valid immigration status

 3. Two coloured passport size photos

 4. Copy of previously obtained Academic Certificate

 5. Sponsorship/ Commitment Letter and/or Biodata of the Sponsor or  the Bank Statement in Kenya

 6. Bonafide Letter from either the Department/Faculty/Collage etc

 7. Copy of Admission Letter

 8. Covering Letter from the Centre for International Programmes & Links (CIPL)

 

NOTE:

1. ANY INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLYING FOR ADMISSION MUST ALSO APPLY FOR THE POLICE CLEARENCE CERTIFICATE FROM THEIR HOME COUNTRY BEFORE COMING TO KENYA. 

2. For the renewal of the students pass, the police Clearence Certificate is obtainable at the C.I.D Police Head quaters a long Kiambu Road off Thika Super High way.

The CIPL has been mandated to assist the students in processing of Pupil's Pass. CIPL therefore is appealing to all Faculties, Schools and Institutes to request all foreign students to ensure that they apply for pupils pass.  However, students are expected to pay for the pupils pass, facilitation and registration with CIPL and charges are as follows:

Pupils Pass      - US$    50.00 per year
Facilitation       - US$    27.00 per year
Registration    - US$    45.00 once
Total                - US$     122.00

For more information and Latest News in the Centre for International Programmes and Links (CIPL) please visit the website: http://international.uonbi.ac.ke

Telephone: 020-4913179

Emailinternational@uonbi.ac.ke 

Website: http://international.uonbi.ac.ke