The Kenya eVisa, introduced in 2015, is an electronic visa which allows eligible travelers to visit the country.
It is quick and easy to apply for a Kenya visa online. Simply enter your details into a short online form and then receive the eVisa by email.
The Kenya online visa allows a stay of up to 90 consecutive days in Kenya. eVisa holders also have the option to extend their visit once in Kenya, for an additional stay of up to 90 days. Citizens of certain countries receive e-visa valid for 1 month from the date of issue.
The eVisa is valid to use and enter Kenya for 3 months from the date of issue.
The eVisa for Kenya is a single-entry visa. For multiple trips to Kenya, simply reapply online.
The online system was implemented by the government of the Republic of Kenya to make the visa application service quicker and more efficient for visitors.
The simple Kenya eVisa online application only takes minutes to complete with some personal and passport information. Basic requirements include a valid passport for no less than 6 months and a return ticket.
Upon approval, the Kenya eVisa is electronically linked to the applicant’s passport and a copy in PDF format is sent to the applicant via email.
Activities permitted with the Kenyan visa online include:
- Business activities
- Visiting friends and relatives
- Medical treatment.
To visit Kenya for other purposes, foreign citizens are required to contact their nearest Kenyan Embassy or Consulate.
More information is available in the expanded Kenya eVisa application guide in the FAQ section below.