Applying for a tourist visa to Kenya is simple. If you are from one of the 141 eligible countries that are able to apply online you will be able to get a Kenya visa directly to your email inbox in just a matter of days. The countries participating as members of this scheme includes all EU member states, the USA, Canada, China and Russia as well as many others.
In order to get your admission documents for Kenya all you need to do to apply for a tourist visa online is follow the straightforward Kenya eVisa online application through to completion. Once completed you will receive your approved document via email which can then be printed before travel to Kenya.
Check that you are able to meet the Kenya visa requirements before you apply and then fill out and submit the application form. You will need to answer all the questions required by Kenyan immigration, submit photocopies of your passport (which must have 6 months of validity remaining) and attach any other required supporting documents, depending on the type of visa you have applied for.
You will also have to submit evidence of onward travel from Kenya and a photo meeting specific requirements in order to complete the application and get an approved visa. You must also pay a processing fee.
You can pay for the visa with a credit or debit card online. Any updates on the application and the final confirmation will be emailed to the email address provided on the application. If you have completed your application and haven’t received an email to your specified address, make sure to check your inbox’s junk folder. If you have received no correspondence after three days please contact our helpdesk for more information.
The processing time for the Kenya eVisa is between 24 to 72 hours, although it is recommended that travelers apply in advance in case of complications with the application or any holiday periods that could cause slower application processing.
Once you’ve received your approved Kenya visa, you will then be able to visit the country for up to 90 days. Simply print off your completed visa and be ready to present it on arrival with you passport on arrival.
Note: Errors or false information will slow down the application approval process and could also risk the possibility of a visa rejection. Double-check your answers in the Kenya eVisa application form and make sure you enter your passport details correctly.