Types of Visas2021-01-18T12:09:17+00:00

Application Procedure

Visa Requirement

The attention of all applicants for visas should be drawn to immigration requirements set out below:

Types of Visas

Single Entry Visa
Issued for single entry to persons whose nationalities require visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism or medical reasons.
Transit Visa
Issued to persons connecting through Kenya to other destinations for a period not exceeding 72 hours. Those connecting flights directly without leaving the airport don’t need to apply for Transit visas.
Multiple Entry Visa
Issued for multiple entries to persons whose nationalities require visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism, family visits or medical reasons.
5yr Multiple Entry Visa
Issued to USA nationals who require visa to enter Kenya either for business or tourism.
East African Tourist Visa
This is a Joint Tourist Visa issued to persons traveling to and within Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism.
Courtesy Visa
This is a visa issued to Diplomatic, Official and Service passport holders coming into the country on official business or duties and to Ordinary passport holders who are not entitled to Courtesy Visa, but where it is considered by the Director General to be desirable on the grounds of international courtesy. It can be issued for either Single, Transit or Multiple entries.

Where to apply: Kenya Visa is only available online through eVisa portal