COUNTRIES WHOSE NATIONALS DO NOT REQUIRE A VISA TO KENYA

Nationals of the following countries DO NOT require visas to enter Kenya:

Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cyprus, Dominica, Ethiopia**, Fiji Island, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malaysia*, Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Papa New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa*, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino**, Swaziland, Seychelles, Tanzania, The Bahamas, The Gambia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

 

*NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGES.

 

Persons exempted from obtaining visas to Kenya

The following group of people is exempted from obtaining visas to enter Kenya:

• Holders of valid re-entry pass for Kenya.

• Citizens of those countries with whom Kenya has a reciprocal Visa abolition Agreement ( Ethiopia, Rwanda, San Marino, Turkey and Uruguay)

• All passengers arriving and leaving by the same ship, and who do not disembark from the ship

• All passengers in transit though Kenya, who are arriving and leaving by the same aircraft or transferring to another aircraft and do not leave the International Transit Lounges of the airports

• Holders of United Nations Laissez-Passer whilst on official UN business

• Holders of Organization of African Union Laissez-Passer while on official OAU business

• Holders of African Development Bank Laissez-Passer whilst on official ADB business

 

The following Nationalities must obtain a referred visa before departure to Kenya

Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Eritrea, Iraq, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Palestine, Senegal, Somalia, Syria, and Tajikistan

Stateless Persons who do not hold valid passports or travel documents issued by their own country of nationality are also required to apply for referred visas. This includes recognized refugees- persons who hold the United Nations Refugee Travel Document.

Authority for issue of visas to Nationals of the following Countries is only granted by the Office of The Director of Immigration Services - Nairobi. Subsequently, Nationals of these countries are advised to refer their Visa inquiries to this office prior to finalizing plans for travel to Kenya

The period for processing of these visas is 6-8 weeks.

*NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGES.

Nationals of any other country that is not on any of the above lists may obtain their visas upon arrival in Kenya or apply online for a visa on evisa.go.ke

 

Important Notice!!

The Kenyan Embassy in the Hague wishes to notify all e-Visa applicants of a scam e-Visa website namely http://www.kenya-evisa-online.com. This is a commercial website that is similar to our official Government e-visa website and is not working for the Government of Kenya.

In this portal e-Visa applicants are charged between US $ 100 – US $ 120 as opposed to the US $ 51 charged by the Government of Kenya.

Read more on the link below;

FRAUDULENT e-VISA APPLICATION WEBSITE

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