Create an account – A single account is all you need for all your future eVisa applications.
Apply and pay – Fill the application form and pay securely using visa or mastercard
Download – Download the evisa PDF from your eVisa visitor account.
HOW DO I APPLY?
You need to:
Click register on www.ecitizen.go.ke.
Select Register as a Visitor.
Once Logged in, Select Department of Immigration services.
Select submit Application.
Select Kenyan Visa.
Select the type of Visa and read the Instructions Carefully.
Fill in the application form.
Pay Using visa card, Mastercard and other debit cards.
Await approval via email, then download and print the eVisa from your eCitizen account.
Present your printed eVisa to the immigration officer at the port of entry.
What’s an eVisa in Kenya?
It is an electronic visa linked to the visitor’s passport and immediately allows its holder to visit Kenya for up to 90 consecutive days for tourist or business purposes. Citizens from eligible countries are expected to have successfully processed and received an online eVisa prior their arrival to Kenya. This was implemented by the Government of Kenya in September 2015.
Please Note:Any Visitor from any country of the world that is travelling to Kenya is required to hold a valid Online eVisa Kenya (eVISA)
With an eVisa an applicant be able to get a visa at the port of entry on arrival.
Visas acquired at Kenyan Embassies and High Commissions are also valid and will be honored at the port of entry.
Ordinary / Single Journey Visa: USD 51.
Issued for single entry to persons whose nationalities require visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism or medical reasons.
Granted for several trips to Kenya. It is especially suitable for those who wish to travel several times in the country over a short period of time or for tourists who wish to make excursions to neighboring countries before returning to Kenya.
Transit Visa: USD 21 – (Issued ONLY at any point of Entry to Kenya)
Issued to persons connecting through Kenya to other destinations for a period not exceeding 72 hours. Those connecting flights directly without leaving the airport dont need to apply for Transit visas.
This is a visa issued to Diplomatic, Official and Service passport holders coming into the country on official duties, or transiting through Kenya to a third country for official business or duties. It is issued free of charge/ gratis.
Citizens of the following countries(Also known as category three countries) require a visa that cannot be obtained online or on arrival at the airport but instead this must be done in advance through a Kenyan Embassy:
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea / North Korea
Immigration Services Contacts
In case of doubt kindly reference the frequently asked question section on http://evisa.go.ke/evisa-faqs.html and/or contact the kenyan consulate / embassy in your respective countries for more details before travel.
Address for Communication
All inquiries, where necessary, shall be made to:
The Director of Immigration Services, Nyayo House.
If traveling with prescription medication, check with the Government of Kenya to ensure that the medication is legal in Kenya. Always carry your prescription medication in original packaging with your doctor’s prescription.
The Government of Kenya requires proof of yellow fever vaccination for travelers who are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever.