eVisa Kenya
Kenya eVisa
Kenya eVisa


Kenya eVisa


Kenya eVisa – General Information

Kenya eVisa is an electronic visa implemented by the Republic of Kenya in 2005. It allows foreign visitors to enter Kenya for tourism, business, or transit reasons.

The Kenya visa application form is easy to fill in. Eligible travelers may complete it from home. Thanks to that, they save time and money compared to a paper application visa process.

After submitting supporting documents and covering a fee, an applicant receives a Kenyan visa via email. The cost of it is 99 euros.

Travelers may choose between three visa types. Tourist and business visas for Kenya stay valid for 90 days from the date of issue and allow for a 3-month stay in Kenya (a transit visa is valid for 72 hours).

Who needs an eVisa to Kenya?

Citizens from other countries who would like to travel to Kenya must have a visa. Check if you are eligible for an online visa, as the process of getting it is very easy and convenient. You can use any electronic device, such as a PC or phone, with internet access to apply. Then you will receive a visa in PDF form via email.

Types of Kenyan electronic visas

Depending on travel purposes, there are four visa types:

  • Tourist eVisa is issued for tourists who travel to Kenya for holidays, sightseeing, or visiting friends/families. This type of visa is valid for 90 days from the issue date and allows one entry and a maximum stay of 3 months (90 days).
  • Business eVisa is a single-entry travel visa issued for business-related purposes (business meetings, etc.). The eVisa is valid for 90 days from the approval and allows one to stay up to 3 months.
  • Transit eVisa – serves for entering Kenya to travel to another final destination. Its holders may stay in Kenya for a maximum of 72 hours.
  • East Africa Tourist Visa is an online travel visa that allows traveling through Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda for tourism-related purposes. It is a multiple-entry visa that stays valid for 90 days. The cost is 149 euros

Every visa type is valid only with a not-expired passport. Remember to apply for the eVisa early enough.


List of eligible countries

Below is a list of the countries whose citizens must apply for a Kenya eVisa to travel there for tourism, business, or transit.

eVisa for Kenya is available to the citizens of following countries:

  • Afghanistan Afghanistan
  • Albania Albania
  • Algeria Algeria
  • Andorra Andorra
  • Angola Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina Argentina
  • Australia Australia
  • Austria Austria
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain Bahrain
  • Bangladesh Bangladesh
  • Belarus Belarus
  • Belgium Belgium
  • Benin Benin
  • Bhutan Bhutan
  • Bolivia Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil Brazil
  • Bulgaria Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia Cambodia
  • Cameroon Cameroon
  • Canada Canada
  • Cape Verde Islands Cape Verde Islands
  • Central African Republic Central African Republic
  • Chad Chad
  • Chile Chile
  • China China
  • Colombia Colombia
  • Comoros Comoros
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of
  • Congo, Republic of Congo, Republic of
  • Costa Rica Costa Rica
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Cuba Cuba
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Djibouti Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
  • East Timor East Timor
  • Ecuador Ecuador
  • Egypt Egypt
  • El Salvador El Salvador
  • Eritrea Eritrea
  • Estonia Estonia
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • French Guiana French Guiana
  • Gabon Gabon
  • Georgia Georgia
  • Germany Germany
  • Greece Greece
  • Groenlandia Groenlandia
  • Guatemala Guatemala
  • Guinea Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti Haiti
  • Honduras Honduras
  • Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong SAR
  • Hungary Hungary
  • Iceland Iceland
  • India India
  • Indonesia Indonesia
  • Iran Iran
  • Iraq Iraq
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Israel Israel
  • Italy Italy
  • Ivory Coast Ivory Coast
  • Japan Japan
  • Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
  • Kosovo Kosovo
  • Kuwait Kuwait
  • Laos Laos
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Lebanon Lebanon
  • Liberia Liberia
  • Libya Libya
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania Lithuania
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Macedonia Macedonia
  • Madagascar Madagascar
  • Mali Mali
  • Malta Malta
  • Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania Mauritania
  • Mexico Mexico
  • Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Monaco Monaco
  • Mongolia Mongolia
  • Montenegro Montenegro
  • Morocco Morocco
  • Mozambique Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma) Myanmar (Burma)
  • Nepal Nepal
  • Netherlands Netherlands
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Nicaragua Nicaragua
  • Niger Niger
  • Nigeria Nigeria
  • North Korea North Korea
  • Norway Norway
  • Oman Oman
  • Pakistan Pakistan
  • Palau Palau
  • Palestine Palestine
  • Panama Panama
  • Paraguay Paraguay
  • Peru Peru
  • Philippines Philippines
  • Poland Poland
  • Portugal Portugal
  • Qatar Qatar
  • Romania Romania
  • Russia Rusia
  • São Tomé E Principe São Tomé E Principe
  • Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal Senegal
  • Serbia Serbia
  • Slovak Slovak
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Somali Republic Somali Republic
  • South Korea South Korea
  • South Sudan South Sudan
  • Spain Spain
  • Suriname Suriname
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Syria Syria
  • Taiwan Taiwan
  • Tajikistan Tajikistan
  • Thailand Thailand
  • Togolese Republic Togolese Republic
  • Tonga Tonga
  • Tunisia Tunisia
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
  • Ukraine Ukraine
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • Uruguay Uruguay
  • United States United States
  • Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela Venezuela
  • Vietnam Vietnam
  • Yemen Yemen
  • Holy See Holy See

If you don’t see your country of origin above, you cannot apply for an electronic visa. In this case, travelers must apply for paper visas at the Kenyan Embassy.

Kenya eVisa Application Instruction

Before you start applying for an eVisa to Kenya, make sure you have the necessary documents. You will find the list of them in the ‘Requirements’ section.

Here is a 3-step application guide that eligible travelers may follow. Select the purpose of your travel and go to the first step:

  • Fill out the application form by completing your personal information and travel information. Upload the supporting documents. Double-check the provided data. Mistakes may cause delays in the approval or rejection of the application.
  • Cover the visa fee. Different online payment methods are available. Choose the most appropriate form for you and save the confirmation delivered to your email.
  • The approved Kenia eVisa will be delivered to the applicant’s email in PDF format. Print it and keep it for a journey.

Remember that you can enter the Kenyan border only with a valid visa and a passport that cannot expire in less than 6 months.

If you have any questions, you can ask the team of consultants for help. They are available at every step of the application.


Requirements for Kenya visa online application

Different visa requirements depend on the selected visa type. Here is the list of necessary documents:

East Africa Visa

  • a photograph of the bio-data page of the applicant’s passport
  • the applicant’s face photograph (PC and camera photos are accepted)
  • return ticket
  • hotel reservation

Business eVisa

  • a photo of the applicant’s passport
  • passport bio-data page from representative
  • the applicant’s face photograph (it may be a PC or a camera photo taken)
  • the proof of a company registration certificate
  • the status page of passport immigration of the representative
  • staff ID of the representative of the company
  • Kenyan ID of the company representative

Transit visa

  • a picture of the bio-data page of the applicant’s passport
  • proof of hotel reservations
  • an applicant’s face photo
  • onward ticket
  • return ticket

The validity period of eVisa to Kenya

An eVisa to Kenya is valid for 90 days (or 72 hours in transit cases). You can stay in the country for 90 days with it (or 3 days with a transit visa).

Visa Summary

  • eVisa destination



  • eVisa price


    99 Euro

  • eVisa Processing time


    a few days

  • Visa validity


    3 months

  • Visa requirements documents


    • a valid passport
    • valid email
    • credit card
    • invitation letter (in case of business type)
    • photo
    • hotel reservation
    • ticket
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Other Travel Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I get a Kenya Visa?

The process of getting a Kenya eVisa is straightforward. Just fill out the application form, cover the fee, and wait for approval. Then, you will get your eVisa in PDF form via email.

When will I receive a Kenyan eVisa?

You will receive your Kenyan eVisa within several days. Prepare earlier to enjoy your stay without delays.

Do I need to print Kenya eVisa?

It is advisable to print your Kenyan eVisa as it can be checked by the proper authorities at the border crossing.

What if my Kenya Visa is not approved?

In case of disapproval, you should contact our support team, which will solve the problem related to your visa for Kenya.

How long can I stay in Kenya with eVisa?

You can stay in the country for up to 3 months. Note that, in a transit case, you can be in Kenya for 3 days.

What is the validity of the Kenyan eVisa?

The eVisa to Kenya is valid for 90 days (the transit visa is valid for 72 hours).

Do children need a Kenyan eVisa?

Yes, all travelers, including children, who would like to visit Kenya, must have a Kenyan eVisa.

What is the cost of a Kenyan eVisa?

An eVisa to Kenya costs 99 Euro. You can use one of the online methods of payment, such as PayPal, credit card, or debit card.

What must I have to apply for a Kenyan eVisa?

You need to have access to the internet, a valid passport, an email address, and other necessary documents depending on the visa type.

What is the processing time for a Kenyan eVisa?

The processing time takes several days. However, it depends on various factors, so it can be different for each case.

What documents are required to get a Kenyan eVisa?

You need a valid passport, email address, photo, airline tickets, proof of accommodation, and invitation letter (in the business case).

What data do I need to provide in the application form for a Kenya eVisa?

You need to provide basic information about your travel and yourself, such as name, surname, date of birth, passport number, etc.