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Kenya Visa Information

Learn4good provides general information on study, travel, work visa and business visa requirements and the addresses of embassies worldwide. You should contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information or visa forms.

Who requires a visa?
Nationals of the following countries do NOT need a Kenya visa:
Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Brunei-Darussalam, Cyprus, Dominica, Ethiopia, Fiji Islands, Gambia, The, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

If you are NOT a citizen of any of the above countries and you wish to enter Kenya you must obtain a visa in advance.

Applications from Nationals of the following countries have to be referred to Nairobi for approval:
Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Tajikistan, Yemen, Stateless Persons

Persons falling under the above category are advised to apply at least three months before the proposed date of travel to Kenya.

What documents will be required?
• Valid Passport (must be at least six months valid from the intended date of return);
• Completed Visa Application Form;
• A passport sized photograph (2 x 2);
• White and yellow copies of non-refundable fee receipt from Commercial Bank of Africa payable in shillings.

Time required to issue visa:
Kenyan visa applications are usually processed in 7 business days. Rush service may be available for additional fees.

How long is the Visa valid for?
A single-entry Kenya visa is valid for three months. It must be activated within six months of the date of issue.

Embassy contact information:
Please contact the nearest Kenya embassy for information on what documentation you may require to enter Kenya. Kenya Embassies Worldwide.

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