These bonds are normally issued to the Immigration Department for processing of work permits, including those for self-employed Non-Kenyan residents, to facilitate stay in Kenya or for dependants who are not Kenyan Nationals.
A claim under these bonds would arise if a person for whom a bond is given changes his/her employment contrary to the one specified in the work permit or is deported from Kenya.
The Bond amount is for the expenses the Kenya Government would incur for prosecution and /or deportation expenses
Covers the cost of tendering in case the tenderer does not take up the job after winning the tender
Covers the client in case of failure to perform the contract
A guarantee given to the customs and excise departments on behalf of the client