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VISA REGULATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

 

WHO NEEDS A VISA FOR KENYA?

A visa is required for entry by all visitors travelling to Kenya, including EU citizens.

The following exceptions apply:

  • Exemption from visa:
    • Holders of a re-entry pass to Kenya, holders of an EU laissez-passer (travelling on official business), aircraft passengers not leaving the international transit zone of the Nairobi and Mombasa airports, and certain other categories of persons. Click here for the list.
    • Citizens of countries whose nationals do not require visas. Click here for the list.
  • Gratis visa
    Click here for a list of persons who are issued with gratis visas.
  • Referred visa
    Click here for a list of nationals, including people with stateless/refugee status, who must apply for a "referred" visa (i.e. obtain approval from the Kenyan Immigration authorities).

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application form & useful information

  • Click here to download "information on types of visas and fees" (Types & frais de visa / Soorten visums & visumkosten). 
    Please note that if vistors wish to apply for an "East Africa" visa (valid for a joint visit of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda) at an embassy of one of the three countries, they must do so at the embassy of the first country of arrival.
  • Click here to download the "visa application form" (formulaire de demande / aanvraagformulier).  Kindly print the form on a single sheet of paper (both sides) and staple the photograph to it.
  • To download the "list of required documents" (liste de documents requis / lijst van benodigde documenten), click on:

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