Yes - A visa is required for travel to Kenya

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A valid passport and Kenyan visa are required for diplomatic or official government travel to Kenya.

Send these documents to Travisa

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed diplomatic or official passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.

2

Kenya Visa Application Form:

One original Kenya visa application form.

The Consulate of Kenya requires a visa application be completed according to strict guidelines. Make sure your documentation is accurately prepared by making use of Document Preparation Service. After placing your order, you will receive an Application Kit which includes an optional form where you can provide simple answers. If you choose this service a Specialist will work with you to ensure the required documents are prepared according to government and consular requirements. Once your application form is complete, we will return it to you via a secure and encrypted email for your signature, keeping your personal information safe.

3

Photo Requirements:

Two recent (taken within the last 6 months), identical, 2 x 2 passport photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.


OR - you can upload a passport photo 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 Travel Arrangements:

In Washington DC and Los Angeles, a computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.

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.

Click here for Kenya Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Visa Validity:

Kenyan visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries, for up to six months from the date of issue.

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.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

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. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.

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


How to Apply for a Visa to Kenya

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Kenyan Visa

Travisa - Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 570
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - New York
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266