ANNOUNCEMENT  CHANGES ON VISAS FOR KENYA

EXEMPTION OF VISA FEES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD

The Government of Kenya has waived visa fees for children under 16 years of age who are accompanying their parents to Kenya. The exemption takes effect immediately.

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 SINGLE ENTRY (TOURISM/VISITOR/BUSINESS)

Requirements

  • A valid original passport with minimum validity of six (6) months or more with at least two (2) blank pages
  • Duly filled application form. [CLICK TO DOWNLOAD]
  • One passport sized photograph taken on white background and within the last six months.
  •  C$65.00 (non-refundable) Money Order/Bankers Draft/Certified cheque payable to Kenya High Commission).   No refunds will be made for applications mailed to this office with amounts over and above the indicated amount. Walk-in’s to the Mission can use their debit card/visa card located at the front desk.
  • Flight itinerary
  • Enclose a pre-paid self addressed return Xpresspost courier envelope from Canada Post (it should have a tracking number).  Other courier services should have a “computer-generated label
  • please submit the above requirements to: Kenya High Commission at 415 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6R4

NOTE:

  • For holders of Canadian Certificate of Identity and Canadian travel document please click here
  • for non-Canadian passport holders, please attach one either of the following documents to your visa application:- a copy of Permanent Resident Card/work permit/ or student visa.
  • A letter from the company ( in case of a business trip)
  • Minors (under 18) travelling on their own require written consent from either parent.
  • A business Visa allows you to attend conferences, workshops, seminars or discussions BUT does not allow you to work in Kenya. Those who wish to work in Kenya (paid or unpaid) require authorization from The Director of Immigration Services in Nairobi (P.O. Box 30191, Nairobi Kenya).  Please visit http://www.fns.immigration.go.ke to apply.