Kenya travel guide


Kenya Travel Guide

Red Tape & Visas in Kenya

A visa is demanded for all incoming visitors who wants to entry into Kenya, including citizens of Europe, United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, excepting East African Citizens.

Citizens of Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria (residing outside Nigeria), North Korea, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Yemen and staTess persons need to have a visa prior to arrival in Kenya. This list is subject to change, we advise you to check it in your local Kenyan Embassy or Consulate.

For persons from other countries, visas can be obtained at the Airport, at the moment of the arrival. A entry Visa with validity for three months will cost US$ 50 for a single-entry visa and a transit visa will cost US$ 20.

Tourist visas can be extended for a further period, but not transit visas, you can make this at the Nyayo House In Nairobi or in the Immigration office in Mombasa. If you travel to Uganda or Tanzania, there is no need to request for re-entry passes when your visa is ratified in Kenya.

Your passport should be ratified for at least six months beginning with the date of your entry to Kenya, at the moment of your arrival you may be requested to present your return ticket, or to buy one or also to make a reimbursable deposit. Nowadays, the airport taxes are included in your flight ticket.

You can also get a visa at land crossings with Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.

Its recommended to obtain the visa from Kenyan diplomatic missions overseas in your country prior to your visit to Kenya.

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