Kenya Visa Information

Travel Information

Last updated on the 11 June 2007

Travel Advice

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:

For tourism visits up to 3 months by nationals of Namibia. For tourism visits up to 30 days by nationals of Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Cyprus, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Holders of passports endorsed with a Kenya re-entry pass granted by the Government of Kenya.

A Visitor's Pass is obtainable on arrival (except to nationals of Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Korea (North), Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan & Yemen), but it's recommended to obtain a visa before your departure.

All passports must be valid for six months.

You will need one application form, one passport size photograph, and your passport to apply. The visa will take 5 days to issue (and is valid for 3 months)

The visa fee is UK £30.00.

Further information can be found at

If you are coming to live and work in Kenya, you should be aware that there can be delays in obtaining work permits. It is illegal to work without a permit. This also applies to self-employment and voluntary work.


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