Kenya Visa on Arrival at Airport

Kenya Visa on Arrival at Airport: A lot of clients ask, can you get a Kenyan visa at the airport or can you get a visa on arrival in Kenya? Yes, you can, but it depends on which country you are coming from.

You can also get a Kenya Visa at a Kenyan embassy or High Commission before traveling from your country.

Can I Apply for Kenya Visa Online?

Yes, you can. Technology around the world is changing very fast. Most of the service deliveries are being moved online. This has also prompted Kenya to move its services online. Now you can get Kenya Visa online before you travel to Kenya.

The process of getting a Visa to enter Kenya has been simplified through the Kenyan Government eVisa Website. Visit the portal for online application.

Kenya Visa on Arrival

Types of Kenya Visas

There are three e-visa types for those who wish to travel to the Republic of Kenya.

  1. Single Entry visa

The single entry visa or single journey visa Kenya is issued to persons whose nationalities require a visa to enter Kenya either for tourism, business, or medical reasons.

  1. Transit visa

A Transit visa is issued to persons who are transiting through Kenya to other destinations and want to get into the country for a period not exceeding 72 hours. If you are connecting a flight without leaving the airport you do not need to apply for Transit visas.

  1. Courtesy visa

This is a Visa that is issued to Diplomatic, Official and Service passport holders who are coming into Kenya for an official duty or transiting through Kenya to a third country for official business or duties. The courtesy visa is also issued to government officials and dignitaries on official duties but holding ordinary passports. This type of visa is issued free of charge or gratis.

How much is the Kenya e-visa?

Single entry visa USD $51.

Transit visa USD $21.

Courtesy visa No Charge.

How long does it take to get an e-Visa for Kenya?

The processing period is 2 business days.

Kenya Multiple Entry Visa

Kenya multiple entry visa cannot be done or applied online. It can only be issued by the immigration offices in Nairobi headquarters. In this case, you need to apply for a Kenya visa online (single entry) on the e-visa portal, on arrival in Nairobi, go to the Immigration offices to apply for a multi-entry visa.

Countries that Cannot Apply Online

The citizens of the countries below cannot obtain a visa on the online portal or on arrival. They must do their application in advance through a Kenyan embassy.

These countries are:-

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Armenia
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Cameroon
  5. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  6. Eritrea
  7. Iraq
  8. Kosovo
  9. Lebanon
  10. Libya
  11. Mali
  12. Palestine
  13. Senegal
  14. Somalia
  15. Syria
  16. Tajikistan

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