How to get an Evisa Kenya
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
Receive your travel visa
We will send you your approved visa in a few days, without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and the visa we sent you when you arrive at your destination.
REQUIREMENTS FOR KENYA EVISA
For the evisa Kenya or the East African visa you will need:
- A copy of your valid passport
- A recent photograph
- A copy of your hotel reservation in Kenya
- A copy of your air ticket
- An email address to receive the visa
- A bank card to pay
For the transit visa to Kenya, in addition to the above documents, you must also submit your travel itinerary.
If any of these elements are missing, your application for the Kenya visa will be saved so that you can complete at a later stage.
Kenya eVisas are online visas that can be processed from any electronic device, without the need to go to an embassy. These applications have been simplified in Visagov to assist the user with visa processing, and reduce the possibility of rejection due to errors in the form.
Once you receive your approved evisa Kenya, you must print it out and present it together with your passport upon arrival in the airport in Kenya.
Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Kenya
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FAQ ABOUT THE KENYA VISA
Do I need a visa for Kenya?
Citizens of the Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore are exempt from visa requirements.
Those citizens from Solomon Islands, South Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe whose stay does not exceed three months are also exempt. The same applies to citizens of Malaysia whose stay does not exceed 30 days.
You can check if you need a visa in our eligibility verifier.
Can I apply for visas to Kenya for my family members?
Yes, to complete the Kenya visa application you only need to fill in your personal details and have the necessary documentation.
You can fill in the Kenya eVisa application with the data of up to 10 people per group.
How long is the Kenya evisa valid for?
The visa for Kenya allows a single entry for a maximum of 90 days from the date of approval.
What should I do once I complete the Kenya e-visa application form?
Once you have completed and paid for the application, you do not have to do anything else. When your visa to Kenya is approved, we will send you the document. Please print it out before you travel.
Can I get a visa on arrival in Kenya?
Yes, you can apply for a Kenya visa on arrival at the airport. However, we recommend that you apply for a Kenya visa online to ensure that your authorization is approved before you travel.
How long does it take to obtain a Kenya evisa?
Once you have all the necessary documentation, completing the form will only take 5 minutes, the visa will be approved within 7 working days. Once the visa is approved, we will email it to you.
Is the yellow fever vaccine mandatory for Kenya?
Not normally, unless you come from a country with a high risk of transmission. However, vaccines against hepatitis A + B and typhoid are recommended for all travellers, as well as the rabies vaccine for travellers who may come into contact with animals.
What happens once the e-visa application for Kenya has been submitted?
Once you have completed your application, our team of visa experts will review it and process it with the Kenyan government. When it is approved, we will send you the document by email.
Can I work in Kenya with the Kenya e visa?
No. If you want to work or study in Kenya, you must apply for a specific visa.
What are the processing times and prices to obtain the e-visa for Kenya?
The cost is different according to the type of visa. On one hand we have the tourist visa, with one entry of 90 days and with a total cost of fees and processing of 81, 53 US$/£. On the other hand we have the transit visa, with a total cost of fees and processing of 50, 00 US$/£.
The time it takes to obtain the approved visa is 7 working days.
What are the travel requirements for Kenya?
Tourists have to meet the following Kenya travel requirements: having a valid passport with at least 6 months validity and two blank pages left and an approved visa to Kenya.
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE KENYA E VISA
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Kenya e visa: More information
All foreign nationals from an eligible country can apply for a Kenya eVisa before travelling.
The only 2 countries exempted from applying for a visa are its neighbours Uganda and Zambia, whose citizens can travel to the country with their passport only. Citizens of Yemen are prohibited from entering Kenya.
The tourism Kenya visa allows you to travel to the country for a maximum stay of 90 days, at a single entry.
The transit eVisa allows a maximum stay in the country of 72 hours.
The East Africa Visa allows you to travel to Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda on a single visa, for a maximum of 90 days. You can leave and enter all 3 countries as many times as needed during the validity period of the visa.