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Visas Regulations & Requirements

 

An Entry Visa is required for all visitors traveling to Kenya, with the exception of the Citizens of countries whose nationals do not require visas:

 

 

CATEGORY 1:


Nationals of the following countries do not require visa to enter Kenya:

     

Barbados

Maldives

Seychlles

Belize

Mauritius

Tanzania

Botswana

Namibia

The Bahamas

Brunei

Nauru

The Gambia

Cyprus

Papua New Guinea

Tonga

Dominica

Rwanda

Trinidad and Tobago

Ethiopia

Samoa

Tuvalu

Fiji islands

San Marino

Uganda

Guyana

Sierra Leone

Vanuatu

Ghana

Singapore

Tuvalu

Grenada

Solomon Islands

Uganda

Jamaica

South Africa

Vanuatu

Kiribati

St. Kitts and Navis

Zambia

Lesotho

St. Lucia

Zimbabwe

Malawi

St. Vincent

 

Malaysia

Swaziland

 

 
 

CATEGORY 2:


Nationals of the following countries can or may apply for their visa online by following a simple procedure.

 

Access the online application by clicking  www.ecitizen.go.ke


Make a simple click on E-visa and follow the 3 easy steps towards paying and getting your entry visa to Kenya.

       

Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antigua & Bermuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Cambodia
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Rep.
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo Brazzaville
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominican Rep

DRC
East Timor
Egypt
El Salvador
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
Estonia
Finland
France
French Guyana
Gabon
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Greenland
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Haiti
Herzegovina
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Korea
Kuwait

Laos
Latvia
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldavia
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palau Pacific Isles
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal

Qatar
Romania
Russia
Salvador
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Southern Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka
St. Christopher Cape
Sudan
Surinam
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Timor-East
Togo
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
U.S.A.
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen

 

 

CATEGORY 3: Referred Visa


This category of visa is applicable to Nationals of the following countries:

       

Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of Korea

Eritrea

Iraq
Kosovo
Lebanon
Libya
Mali

Palestine

Senegal
Somali
Syria
Tajikistan


 
Processing time for the above countries is between 20 and 30 Days.
 
 

Required Documents


 

1) Valid Passport for a 6 Months minimum.

2) 2 colored photocopies of the page containing the biographical data of the passport.
3) Completed Application Form duly signed.
4) Copy of flight Itinerary/Letter from travel agent on company letterhead confirming booking.
5) 2 Passport size photos (NB: Computer generated pictures are not acceptable)

6) Request visa letter from the Company or the Organization in Lebanon.

7) Copy of Registration of the Lebanese Company (Iza3at Tijariyya) with copy of the ID of the signatory.
8) An invitation letter from the host or organization to be visited in Kenya with a copy of the identity(I.D) of the signatory and copies of Residence and Work Permits of Non-Kenyan residents.

   (One of these 2 letters would show who is responsible of the related expenses)

9) Copy of Registration of the Kenyan host firm.

10) Copy of Previous visas to Kenya if any.

11) Hand Written Letter by the Applicant Addressing the Consulate / Embassy to Process their Visa.

 

Click here to DOWNLOAD the Visa application form.


Type of Visas & Description



(a)Single Entry Visa..............................Allows you to enter into Kenya once

(b)Multiple Entry Visa...........................Allows you to enter into Kenya Multiple Times
(c)Transit Visa.......................................Allows a short stop over (up to 24 hours)
(d)No Visa required for direct Transit (not leaving the airport)

NB: A single entry Visa would allow re-entry to Kenya from any of the following East African Countries (Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda)

 

FOR ANY FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT THE CONSULATE OR CHECK OUR  F.A.Qs  HERE.

 

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