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Visitors to the Republic of Kenya can now apply for their eVisa services in a simple, secure, and convenient way. It’s a 3-step process.

Please note that effective 1st January 2021, Kenya fully transitioned to EVisa platform hence no visas will be issued on arrival.

EASY STEPS TO APPLY FOR A KENYAN E-VISA:

  • Sign up for an account: Take a few seconds to sign up. All you need is your ID number for citizens and residents
  • Apply for services: Fill the application then pay the fees using mobile money, cards and online banking from local banks.
  • Download applications: Receive notifications every time your application has progressed and download your application in PDF.

In case you encounter any issues during the application process please contact Bella Safaris:

 

TYPES OF KENYAN VISAS & VISA FEES

KENYA SINGLE ENTRY VISA

Issued for single entry to persons whose nationalities require a visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism, medical or other reasons.

Basic Requirements for a Kenya Single Entry Visa:

  • Kenya single entry visa Fees: $51
  • Valid travel document not less than six months.
  • A Return ticket
  • Validity: Category 2 Single Entry Visa is valid for travel with 3 months from the date of issue
  • Renewal
  • Your stay period may be extended for a further 90 days through immigration.go.ke.

During the application process, you will be required to attach the following documents. The file formats that may be attached are PDF, JPG, or Microsoft word.

 

For Business Visits

  • Invitation Letters from company / Invitation letter for business visits
  • Copies of registration of the company
  • Return air ticket

For Family visits

  • Invitation Letters from family.
  • Identity card / Passport / Alien card / Entry permit of the host.
  • Return air ticket

For Tourists

  • Travel itinerary (Details about places to visit if going as a tourist).
  • Hotel bookings.
  • Return air ticket
  • Identity Documents
  • Clear Passport biodata page.
  • A clear photograph.

Photo requirements:

  • DO NOT take a photograph of or scan the photo in your passport.
  • Must be taken within the past 6 months, showing your current appearance.
  • Must be in color.
  • Must show your full face, front view with a plain white or off-white background.
  • Must show a full face, front view with a plain white or off-white background.
  • Must be taken in normal street attire. Uniforms should NOT BE worn in photographs except religious attire that is worn daily.
  • Do not wear a hat or headgear that obscures the hair or hairline.
  • If you normally wear prescription glasses, a hearing device, wig, or similar articles, they should be worn for your picture.
  • Dark glasses or nonprescription glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable unless you need them for medical reasons. A medical certificate may be required.

 

KENYA TRANSIT VISA

Issued to persons connecting through Kenya to other destinations for a period not exceeding 72 hours. Those connecting flights directly without leaving the airport don’t need to apply for Transit visas.

 

Basic Kenya Transit Visa Requirements:

  • Kenya Transit Visa Fees: US$ 21.
  • Valid travel document not less than six months.
  • A round trip ticket.

 

During the application process, you will be required to attach the following documents. The file formats that may be attached are PDF, JPG, or Microsoft word.

  • Identity Documents
  • Clear Passport biodata page.
  • A clear photograph.

 

KENYA COURTESY VISA

This is a visa issued to Diplomatic, Official and Service passport holders coming into the country on official duties, or transiting through Kenya to a third country for official business or duties. It is issued free of charge/ gratis.

 

Basic Kenya Courtesy Visa Requirements:

  • Kenya Courtesy Visa Fees: US$ 0.
  • Valid travel document not less than six months.
  • Must be a holder of a service, official and diplomatic passport.
  • Must hold an official letter from the country of origin/ organization/ foreign affairs.
  • A round trip ticket or a boarding pass for passengers on transit.
  • In cases of applicants who fall under category 3 of the Visa regime / Regulations, the Kenyan visa regulations must apply whether on transit or official business.
  • During the application process, you will be required to attach the following documents. The file formats that may be attached are PDF, JPG, or Microsoft word.
  • Identity Documents
  • Clear Passport biodata page.
  • A clear photograph.

 

EAST AFRICAN TOURIST VISA

This is a Joint Tourist Visa issued to persons traveling to and within Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism.

Present EVisa Printout to immigration control at the point of entry. East Africa Visa Sticker will be issues at the point of Entry in Kenya.

 

Basic East Africa Visa Requirements:

  • East Africa Visa Fees: US$ 101.
  • Valid travel document not less than six months.
  • A Return ticket
  • Validity: An East Africa Visa is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

 

During the application process, you will be required to attach the following documents. The file formats that may be attached are PDF, JPG, or Microsoft word.

For Business Visits

  • Invitation Letters from company / Invitation letter for business visits
  • Copies of registration of the company

For Family visits

  • Invitation Letters from family.
  • Identity card / Passport / Alien card / Entry permit of the host.

For Tourists

  • Travel itinerary (Details about places to visit if going as a tourist).
  • Hotel bookings.
  • Identity Documents
  • Clear Passport biodata page.
  • A clear photograph.

 

MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA

Issued to Persons who frequent Kenya and their nationalities require a visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism, medical or other reasons

Present EVisa Printout to immigration control at the point of entry.

 

Basic Multiple entry visa Requirements

  • Multiple entry visa fees: US$ 101.
  • Valid travel document not less than six months.
  • A Return ticket
  • Validity: A Multiple entry visa is valid for 3 to 12 months from the date of issue.

 

During the application process, you will be required to attach the following documents. The file formats that may be attached are PDF, JPG, or Microsoft word.

 

For Business Visits

  • Invitation Letters from company / Invitation letter for business visits
  • Copies of registration of the company

For Family visits

  • Invitation Letters from family.
  • Identity card / Passport / Alien card / Entry permit of the host.

For Tourists

  • Travel itinerary (Details about places to visit if going as a tourist).
  • Hotel bookings.
  • Identity Documents
  • Clear Passport biodata page.
  • A clear photograph.

 

5YEAR MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA

Issued to USA nationals who require a visa to enter Kenya either for business or tourism.

 

Basic 5 year Multiple entry Visa Requirements

  • 5 year Multiple entry visa fees: US$ 201.
  • Valid travel document not less than six months.
  • A Return ticket
  • Validity: A 5-year Multiple Entry visa is valid for 5 years from the date of issue. Present EVisa Printout to immigration control at the point of entry.
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During the application process, you will be required to attach the following documents. The file formats that may be attached are PDF, JPG, or Microsoft word.

 

For Business Visits

  • Invitation Letters from company / Invitation letter for business visits
  • Copies of registration of the company

For Family visits

  • Invitation Letters from family.
  • Identity card / Passport / Alien card / Entry permit of the host.

For Tourists

  • Travel itinerary (Details about places to visit if going as a tourist).
  • Hotel bookings.
  • Identity Documents
  • Clear Passport biodata page.
  • A clear photograph.