NOTICE

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2. EVISA AND COVID 19 TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FROM 01.01.2021

The Republic of Kenya has fully automated the issuance of visa with effect from January 1, 2021. All visa applications must be made online on www.evisa.go.ke

In this regard, all passengers travelling to Kenya from countries that require visas to enter Kenya shall be required to apply and obtain eVisa before boarding an aircraft as no visas will be issued on arrival.

Apply for the visa at least 2 weeks before the proposed travel date.

Holders of passports from the following countries require a referred visa and have to apply for the Evisa at least 8 weeks before the proposed travel date:

Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Democratic Republic of Korea (Formerly N.Korea), Eritrea, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Palestine, Somalia, Syria, Tajikistan, Yemen, Stateless Nationals as well as well as those holding Travel Documents issued to Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

Applying for evisa to visit Kenya involves three simple steps:

1. Create an account at evisa.go.ke

2. Fill the application form, upload the requirements and pay using a Master/Visa credit or debit card (Not EC Card)

3. Once the status reads ISSUED, click on the visa reference to download the eVisa PDF from your account.

For further inquiries contact: evisa(at)immigration.go.ke

This is for the following visa categories:

For telephone enquiries, the Directorate can be contacted on the numbers listed below:

+2541109222062, +254110922063, or +254110922064 Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm Kenya time OR +254112620512 and +254112620693 after hours and weekends.

 

Kindly Note that the Embassy is not the issuer of evisas. For any issue with your evisa, you have to contact Evisa directly through their contact details on your evisa account.

COVID 19 TRAVEL INFORMATION

All travellers must have a negative PCR-based COVID-19 test conducted within 72 hours prior to travel. Travellers from the linked list of approved states on the KCAA website will be exempted from quarantine: https://www.kcaa.or.ke/quarantine-exempted-states

With effect from 11th January 2021, all passengers to the Africa Union must register on the website:  https://trustedtravel.panabios.org

After registering:

1. Proceed to Check in

2. Select Departure and Destination Countries

3. Upload your Lab Test Certificate

 4. Provide travel details as requested on the form and click on save to proceed

5. A TT code is generated for you which you can download to present on travel when requested

For further information please click here