Kenya visa is required for all Nigerians who wish to visit the country for business, tourism, education, job opportunities e.t.c
Kenya has one of the most robust economy in the whole of East Africa. Its capital and largest city Nairobi is a popular tourism destination because of its numerous attractions and beautiful array of wildlife.
No wonder a lot of Nigerians travel to Kenya to enjoy themselves while some others have future plans to visit.
I have written an accurate step by step guide to help you apply for your Kenya Visa.
Types Of Kenya Visa
Single Entry Visa
Issued for single entry to persons whose nationalities require visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism or medical reasons.
A single entry visa is valid for 3 months before you travel. Present yourself to immigration control at the port of entry, you may be issued with a stay period not exceeding 90 days.
Your stay period may be renewed for a further 90 days at the immigration headquarters in Nairobi. The maximum number of days a visitor may stay in Kenya is 6 months.
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It is 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.
This is a visa issued to Diplomatic, Official and Service passport holders coming into the country on official duties, or transiting through Kenya to a third country for official business or duties. It is issued free of charge/ gratis.
Kenya Visa Requirements
- Passport photograph on white background.
- International passport with at least 6 months validity
- Full Itinerary of Travel (Hotel, Flight and Attractions)
- Letter of release from your employer/school.
- Hotel booking and flight reservation
Step By Step Guide To Apply Online
Step 1: Go to ecitizen.go.ke website.
Step 2: Create an account on the website. Click on eVisa visitor (The account is for nationals who require a visa to enter the Republic of Kenya.)
Step 3: Create a visitor account and fill all your information accurately.
Step 4: Confirm your email and continue application. Select department of immigration service and submit.
Step 5: Choose the type of visa you want and fill the application form appropriately.
Step 6: Pay your visa fee online by using Master card, Visa card or other credit/debit card.
Step 7: An approval mail will be sent to your mail, make sure you download and print the eVisa from your account.
Step 8: Ensure you have both hard and soft copy of eVisa so that you can present it to immigration officers at port of entry to Kenya.
Kenya Visa Fee
Kenya Visa Processing Time
Depending on the type of kenya visa you applied for, e-Visa application processing can take within two to seven working days.
You will be required to show downloaded eVisa at point of entry before stamped visas are issued.
Please note that if you do not have some of the requirements listed above, you will not be allowed into Kenya.
Consulate Of Kenya In Nigeria
UBA Building, First Floor, No. 22B Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island.
High Commission Office, Abuja
No. 357, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, Abuja.
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