FAQ

No, the applications are done directly to the Director of Immigration Services in Kenya.

No, applications are done directly to the Director of  Immigration Services, Nairobi Kenya through an employer based in Kenya

The Kenya High Commission as indeed all other missions abroad does not offer any monetary assistance.

It takes an average of ten working days to process (except for applications for lost passports which take up to 4 weeks).

If you will not be leaving the airport you don’t need a transit visa. On arrival you will proceed to the transit lounge and wait for your connecting flight.

No. Any visitor to Kenya (except from the countries listed under Referred Visas) may be issued with a visa at any port of entry to Kenya provided they meet the usual Immigration formalities.

The employer in Kenya should apply for the Entry Work Permit from the Director of Immigration Services whose address is P.O Box 30191, Nairobi.

Apply for a Class K permit directly to the Director of Immigration Services.

A transit visa may be issued to a visitor for the purpose of connecting flights.

The East Africa Tourist Visa enables tourists to travel between Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.