Kenya
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Regular $70.00
Rush $99.00
Emergency $159.00
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Student Rush and Emergency $160.00
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Work Regular $84.00
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Kenya Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, November 28, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Kenyan visa are required for business travel to Kenya.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed US passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Kenyan Visa Application Form:
One original Kenya visa application per applicant properly completed and signed, plus one copy. Improperly completed Kenya visa application forms may delay the processing of your Kenyan visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Kenya. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Kenya.

To generate a Kenyan Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
5
Proof Of Departure:
In Washington DC and Los Angeles, a computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Kenya Visa Validity:
Kenyan visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries, for up to six months from the date of issue.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kenya

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Kenya Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, November 28, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Kenyan visa are required for tourist travel to Kenya.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed US passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Kenyan Visa Application Form:
One original Kenya visa application per applicant properly completed and signed, plus one copy. Improperly completed Kenya visa application forms may delay the processing of your Kenyan visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
In Washington DC and Los Angeles, a computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
5
Minors:
Effective July 1st, 2011, all travelers including minor children will need a valid visa to travel to Kenya.
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Kenya Visa Validity:
Kenyan visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries, for up to six months from the date of issue.
Kenyan Visa Processing Time:
A Kenya visa is usually processed in 7 to 10 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our Kenya Consular Fees and Visa Options page for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kenya

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Kenya Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, November 28, 2014
Email Requirements
Traveler must be in possession of a valid passport and onward ticket, and must remain in the airport transit area. If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a Kenyan visa is required.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed US passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Kenyan Visa Application Form:
One original Kenya visa application per applicant properly completed and signed, plus one copy. Improperly completed Kenya visa application forms may delay the processing of your Kenyan visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket.
5
Other Requirements:
Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).
6
Special Instructions:
If traveler intends to leave the airport or pass through immigration, a visa is required.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Kenya Visa Validity:
Kenyan transit visas are generally issued for a stay of up to 24 hours in Kenya.
Kenyan Visa Processing Time:
A Kenya visa is usually processed in 7 to 10 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our Kenya Consular Fees and Visa Options page for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kenya

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Kenya Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, November 28, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Kenyan visa are required for diplomatic or official government travel to Kenya.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed diplomatic or official passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Kenyan Visa Application Form:
One original Kenya visa application per applicant properly completed and signed, plus one copy. Improperly completed Kenya visa application forms may delay the processing of your Kenyan visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Business Letter:
Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.
5
Proof Of Departure:
In Washington DC and Los Angeles, a computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Kenya Visa Validity:
Kenyan visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries, for up to six months from the date of issue.
Kenyan Visa Processing Time:
A Kenya visa is usually processed in 7 to 10 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our Kenya Consular Fees and Visa Options page for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kenya

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Kenya Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Kenya
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Kenya Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Los Angeles
6222 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (323) 932-7300
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166