Kenya Visa – How Do I Get An Kenyan Visa?

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Think of traveling to Kenya? To travel to Kenya for vacation or business purposes, you will need to obtain a Kenya visa. Be sure your passport is current and in order before applying for a visa. Keep the following in mind regarding your passport: tourists to Kenya must possess a passport that is valid for at least three months beyond their departure date. Kenya, along with a large number of other countries, requires at least two blank visa pages in your passport book upon entry and departure. Additionally, a transit visa may be required when flying to a nation via connecting flight.

To apply for a Kenya tourist visa, you must submit the following documents: a Kenya visa application form, a signed United States passport with at least six months validity, and (2) passport photographs. Additionally, you should include a copy of your itinerary, which details your journey.

You will have to submit a business letter and the documentation referred to in the paragraph above if you apply for a Business Visa. The business letter should introduce the applicant, describe the nature of the business that will be undertaken during the trip, and specify the kind of visa and preferred validity period. Furthermore, you must demonstrate sufficient finances for your travel purpose via a business letter. The business letter should be prepared on the letterhead of the company for which you are working.

For the most up-to-date information on obtaining a Kenya visa, contact the Kenyan Embassy in Washington, D.C. at (202)-387-6101.

Information on Kenya Embassies and Consulates

Embassy & Consulate Address Phone Number
Embassy of Kenya in D.C.
2247 R-street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
United States
Phone 
202-387-6101
Fax 
202-462-3829
Consulate General of Kenya
California
Park Mile Plaza
4801 Wilshire Boulevard Mezzanine Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States
Phone 
323-939-2408
Fax
 323-939-2412
Consulate General of Kenya
New York
866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 486 NW
New York, NY 10017
United States
Phone 
212-421-4740
212-421-4741
212-421-4742
212-421-4743
Fax
 212-486-1985

More information about Kenya

Capital Nairobi
Currency Kenyan Shilling (KES)
Language English, Swahili
Electricity Voltage: 240 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type G
Country Code +254
Time Zone EAT (UTC+3)

If you choose to visit a regional Passport agency, make sure you are aware of the requirements and schedule an appointment with the national Passport scheduling service by calling 1-877-487-2778. You can do so at any time of day or night. Security is strictly enforced in most Wyoming passport offices. Metal detection devices are used by federal agencies.

If you live in Gillette, Wyoming, for example, you can apply for a passport at the Campbell County District Court or the US Post Office – Gillette. Before visiting, you should call to see if an appointment is required. Check a neighboring town or city if you can’t find an acceptance facility where you live.

When applying for a passport in Wyoming, you have two options: regular passport services, which take 4 to 6 weeks, or expedited passport services, which can take 2 or 3 weeks.

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