How to Apply for Kenya E-visa Nigeria and other nationalities traveling to Kenya must obtain a visa before entering the nation and TravellersguideNG will give full details on How to Apply for Kenya E-visa.

Before traveler can be allowed into the nation (Kenya) or transiting through. The government of Kenya requires traveler, traveling for the purpose of business or tourism must obtain the Kenya E-visa online, fill the form, review, pay and download the E-visa pdf version.

How to Apply for Kenya E-visa

The main types of Kenya E-Visa are:

  • Kenya Tourist Visa
  • Kenya Transit Visa
  • Kenya Business Visa.

Kenya tourist visa is a single-entry visa issued to people from countries that require a visa to enter Kenya, and whose main purpose of the visit is tourism. It is usually valid for 90 days for stays of 90 days, although it can be renewed once in the country for a maximum of 6 months stay.

Kenya Transit Visa is also a single-entry visa issued online to people connecting through Kenya to other countries if they want to leave the airport. It is valid for 90 days, for a stay of 72 hours.

Kenya Business Visa is a single-entry visa issued to people who wish to do business in Kenya. It is valid for 90 days for a stay of up to 90 days.

Kenya Visa Requirements

Kenya E-Visa types attract a service charge and a card handling fee, although the amounts differ depending on the type of visa. The transit visa attracts a lesser charge compared to the tourist and business visas.

The basic requirements for the single-entry Kenya Visa include:kenya

  1. a valid travel document,
  2. at least one blank page on the passport
  3. a return tickets.

 The transit Visa requires you to have an onward ticket while applying. Applicants are also required to attach various documents depending on the type of travel.

Business travelers must attach an invitation letter from hosting company together with copies of registration of the company.

Tourists must attach a travel itinerary and hotel bookings. All applicants must also attach a clear passport photo that follows set guidelines and a clear passport biodata page.

How to Apply for Kenya E-visa

Kenya Visa Application Form

People applying for the Kenya E-Visa will be required to fill out an online form. To access the form, first, you must visit the Kenya website. You can fill the form and also pay the necessary fees. On the form, you will be required to provide personal information such as full name, date of birth, nationality, profession, and contact details. You will also provide your passport details, reasons for travel, date of entry and duration of stay. Depending on the purpose of your visit, you will also be required to fill in the name and contact details of your host. There are also some other minor details on the form which differ from person to person. Ensure you fill out all the information since incomplete applications are usually rejected.


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