How to apply for a Kenyan visa online

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Kenya is a beautiful country and people can visit for various reasons. A single entry visa is available for nationalities that require a visa to visit the country.

The single entry visa allows foreigners to stay in the country for 90 days. The visa may be renewed for a further 90 days at the immigration headquarters. The maximum number of days a visitor may stay in Kenya is 6 months.

The visa is available on entry to Kenya and it is also possible to apply for the visa online before you travel to Kenya.

Cost

To apply for the Kenyan visa (evisa) you will be charged USD51 and an extra 1USD service charge and card handling fee. You can pay via Debit cards and Credit cards.

Application

To apply for the Kenyan visa (Kenyan eVisa), you need to go to accounts.ecitizen.go.ke and create an account for eVisa visitors. You will then need to go to the Immigration section and then click on make application. You will then choose the Kenyan visa section and apply.

Requirements

For the application, you will need the following;

  • Passport that is valid for six months or more
  • At least One Blank page on your passport.
  • Return ticket
  • Passport photo

They will also require other personal details such as;

  • Passport number
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Reason for travel
  • Home phone number
  • Email address
  • Kenyan phone number

Once your application has been completed and you have paid, you will get the visa in 2 business days. You can then print the Kenyan visa (eVisa).

Countries that need a visa to travel to Kenya

Nationals from the following countries require a visa to visit Kenya. Please note that children under the age of 16 do not require a visa to Kenya.

  1. Albania
  2. Algeria
  3. Andorra
  4. Angola
  5. Antigua and Bermuda
  6. Argentina
  7. Australia
  8. Austria
  9. Bahrain
  10. Bangladesh
  11. Belarus
  12. Belgium
  13. Benin
  14. Bhutan
  15. Bolivia
  16. Bosnia
  17. Brazil
  18. Bulgaria
  19. Burkina Faso
  20. Cambodia
  21. Canada
  22. Cape Verde
  23. Central African Republic
  24. Chad
  25. Chile (Nationalist)
  26. China (China P.R.)
  27. Columbia
  28. Comoros
  29. Congo (Brazzaville)
  30. Costa Rica
  31. Cote de voire
  32. Croatia
  33. Cuba
  34. Czech Republic
  35. Denmark
  36. Djibouti
  37. Dominican Republic
  38. DRC
  39. East Timor
  40. Ecuador
  41. Egypt
  42. El Salvador
  43. Equatorial Guinea
  44. Estonia
  45. Finland
  46. France
  47. French Guyana
  48. Gabon
  49. Georgia
  50. Germany
  51. Greece
  52. Greenland
  53. Guatemala
  54. Guinea
  55. Guinea Bissau
  56. Haiti
  57. Herzegovina
  58. Honduras
  59. Hong Kong (Holders of Hong Kong special administrative region)
  60. Hungary
  61. Iceland
  62. India
  63. Indonesia
  64. Iran
  65. Ireland
  66. Israel
  67. Italy
  68. Japan
  69. Jordan
  70. Kazakhstan
  71. Kirghizstan
  72. Korea (South)
  73. Kuwait
  74. Laos
  75. Latvia
  76. Liberia
  77. Liechtenstein
  78. Lithuania
  79. Luxembourg
  80. Macedonia
  81. Madagascar
  82. Malta
  83. Marshall Islands
  84. Mauritania
  85. Mexico
  86. Micronesia
  87. Moldavia
  88. Monaco
  89. Mongolia
  90. Montenegro
  91. Morocco
  92. Mozambique
  93. Myanmar (Formerly Burma)
  94. Nepal
  95. Netherlands
  96. New Zealand
  97. Nicaragua
  98. Niger
  99. Nigeria
  100. Norway
  101. Oman
  102. Pakistan
  103. Palau Pacific Isles
  104. Panama
  105. Paraguay
  106. Peru
  107. Philippines
  108. Poland
  109. Portugal
  110. Qatar
  111. Romania
  112. Russia
  113. Russia
  114. Salvador
  115. Sao Tome and Principe
  116. Saudi Arabia
  117. Serbia
  118. Slovakia
  119. Slovenia
  120. Southern Sudan
  121. Spain Sri Lanka
  122. St. Christopher Cape
  123. Sudan
  124. Suriname
  125. Sweden
  126. Switzerland
  127. Taiwan
  128. Thailand
  129. Timor East
  130. Togo
  131. Tunisia
  132. Turkey
  133. Turkmenistan
  134. UAE
  135. Ukraine
  136. United Kingdom
  137. Uruguay
  138. USA
  139. Uzbekistan
  140. Vatican City
  141. Venezuela
  142. Vietnam
  143. Yemen
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