How to get a visa for Kenya

How to get a visa for Kenya?

To get a visa for a short stay in Kenya, for tourism or for business, is quite easy for most passports in the world.

How to get a visa for Kenya?

  1. You can register yourself at
  2. From the Dropdown select Register as a Visitor.
  3. Select Department of Immigration services once you’ve logged in.
  4. Select the option to submit an application.
  5. Choose a Kenyan Visa.
  6. Choose a Visa type and carefully read the instructions.
  7. Fill out the application form completely.
  8. Visa, Mastercard, and other debit cards are accepted for payment.
  9. After receiving confirmation through email, download. And print the eVisa from your eCitizen account.
  10. At the port of entry, show the immigration officer your printed eVisa.

Visa for Kenya

Single Entry Visa
Persons whose nationalities must a visa to enter Kenya for business. You can visit as a tourist or for medical purposes and will be issued a single entry visa.
Transit Visa
For a period of not more than 72 hours, issued to passengers connecting through Kenya to other cities.
Multiple Entry Visas
Are issued to visitors to Kenya whose nationalities must a visa to enter the country. This could be for business, tourism, medical treatment, or other purposes.

East African visa

For a maximum of 90 days, this visa enables tourists to travel through Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. You can enter and exit all three of these nations using just one visa. The first country visited must submit the application for this visa. You can also submit an application online on the websites of any of the three participating nations. Or through a specialized business like, which can help with the processing.

5-year multiple entry visa

This visa shares many similarities with a multiple-entry visa. Although it has a longer validity period of five years. It will be for frequently entering and leaving Kenya for travel. Also for family visits, business, or medical care. Before requesting this visa, keep in mind that it is particular to your present passport. Keep in mind that your passport must still have six more months of validity when you leave. It is possible to leave and enter Kenya as needed while the passport. Visas are still valid without the need to submit an application.

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Business visa

All visitors to Kenya on business are needed to have this visa. With this kind of visa, it is not possible to work in the nation. But it is possible to attend conventions and hold meetings. A business visa is good for 90 days starting on the day you arrive in the nation. You must enter Kenya with a temporary visa and then apply for the necessary work visa if you want to work there.

Courtesy Visa

Citizens traveling to Kenya for official business must hold a service passport. This is also the appropriate visa if Kenya is not your final destination but you must pass through it. It is also the visa given to dignitaries and government employees. This is for those who are traveling on business but have ordinary passports. You must get a single-entry visa to enter Kenya if you intend to live or work there. Once inside the nation, you must apply for work permits from the appropriate agencies.

Who needs a visa for Kenya?

Kenya currently has visa requirements for entry from 148 countries. Only a small number of nations, especially nearby Zambia, are immune from the need for visas. Some nationals, like those from Yemen, are completely prohibited from entering Kenya. The requirement to obtain a visa is waived for children under the age of sixteen. Most people who want to travel to Kenya on visas are European citizens. To learn more about the requirements of a country, use the eligibility checker.

Documentation and Eligibility For Kenya Visa

The Kenyan government uses an electronic visa issuance system. This is like a visa but does not must a stamp or label in the passport.

The traveler must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible:

  • At the time of admission, you must have a passport valid for at least six months and one blank visa page.
  • Keep proof of sufficient finances on hand.
  • Keep a record of your onward and return flights.
  • Keep a copy of your hotel registration confirmation.
  • Keep all of the documentation you’ll need for your next trip on hand.

The traveler must give the following information to complete the order form:

  • A photograph and a copy of the information page from the passport
  • a copy of the front cover page of the passport
  • A letter of invitation
  • A copy of the company’s Kenyan company registration certificate

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