Visa requirement

( PRINT ,FILL AND MAIL THE APPLICATION FORM ALONG WITH THE REQUIREMENTS BELOW)

MAIL PACKAGE TO :

 

Kenya Consulate in New York
866 UN Plaza Suite 308
New York, NY 10017 U.S.A.

Tel: (212) 421 4741
Fax: (212) 486 1985

 

EXEMPTION OF VISA FEES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS:
Effective 1st February ,2016 children under 16 years of age accompanying their parent(s) to Kenya will be exempted from paying visa fees.


Passport( Not photocopy ) which is valid for at least six(6) months - To be submitted along with the application form.

 

Completed (Filled in) Application form duly signed.

 

Copy of flight Itinerary / Letter from travel agent on company letterhead confirming booking.

 

Two Passport size photos, 2 inches by 2 inches (NB: Computer generated pictures are not acceptable)

 

Visa Fees: (Money order / Cashier's Cheque Only Payable to Embassy of The Republic of Kenya)
- US$50.00 For Single Entry (Tourist/Visitor/Business),
- US$100.00 For Multiple Entries (Tourist/Visitor/Business),

- US$100.00 For East Africa Visa - allow travel between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the same multiple entry visa.The holder of the East Africa Tourist Visa shall enter the region from the country that issued the visa and move within the two other countries without applying for another visa or paying another visa fee.
- US$20.00 For Single Transit of not more than 3 days for travelers on stopovers in Kenya while proceeding to other destinations


Diplomatic, Official, Service and Courtesy visas will continue to be issued Gratis

A self-addressed stamped return courier envelope for Fedex, Express Mail,
Certified Mail or Priority Mail with delivery confirmation (UPS, Metered stamps and Regular mail envelopes are not acceptable)

PLEASE NOTE:

ONLY MONEY ORDERS/CASHIERS CHEQUES PAYABLE TO THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA ARE ACCEPTED. NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHEQUES

 

No Visa is required for persons on direct Transit and will not leaving the airport,

A single entry Visa would allow re-entry to Kenya from any of the following East African Countries (Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda)

 

Visas are usually valid for -

SINGLE ENTRY - Three months from the issuance date
MULTIPLE ENTRY - Six months from the issuance date

EAST AFRICA - Three months from the issuance date

 

Visas are issued within 14 (Fourteen) business days from date of receipt of the application being sent by mail and courier services

 

Those travelling to Kenya with their pets must obtain pet permits

 

Holders of Kenya visitor/Business/tourist visa cannot engage in any form of employment whether paid or unpaid

 

Applicants who intend to conduct temporary business, trade or profession must apply for a special pass from the Director of Immigration Services in Nairobi

 

Applicants seeking to undertake Internship/placement or academic research should liaise with their host organizations, institutions or companies to make applications for the necessary pass to the Director of Immigration Services in Nairobi prior to their engagements.

 

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