EAST AFRICAN VISA (KENYA, UGANDA AND RWANDA ONLY)

East African Tourist Visa: – Is a Joint Tourist Visa issued to persons traveling to and within Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism. East African Tourist Visa can be applied for and issued online from January 1, 2021 through www.evisa.go.ke. 

Present E-Visa Printout to immigration control at the point of entry. An East Africa Visa Sticker will be issued at the point of Entry in Kenya.

For Visa inquiries, 

Call eVISA Customer Care : Working hours 8:00am to 5:00pm
+254 202 222 022,
+254 110 922 063,
+254 110 922 064
Payment queries:
+254 110 922 062
Email: evisa@immigration.go.ke, balozi@kenyahighcommission.ca

Outside Official Working hours
+254 112 620 512,
+254 112 620 693

COVID-19 TEST

Travellers to Kenya are required to have:

  1. A negative PCR based COVID-19 certificate of test taken within 96 hours before arrival in Kenya.
  2. The PCR certificate should be validated under the Trusted Travel platform. Please Click here to create an account and then proceed.
  3. Travelers are also required to submit their Travelers Health Surveillance form online through the “jitenge” platform prior to disembarking. Travelers can download the jitenge app on Google Play Store and complete the online registration form. Upon registration into the platform, the traveler will be issued a QR code that should be presented to the health desk upon arrival in the country. They are also expected to self-monitor and report daily on the same platform for (14) days while in Kenya.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Visa applications without complete requirements will not be processed. Please ensure all the requirements are met.

Visa applicants who intend to undertake employment, residence, an internship/ placement and volunteer work in Kenya are further required to visit the Department of Immigration Services Foreign Nationals Portal at fns.immigration.go.ke for more information prior to their engagement in the respective attachments.

Please note that the possession of a Visa is not the final authority to enter Kenya. The immigration officer at the port of entry may deny permission to land if the visitor is unable to fulfill the immigration requirements and if the entry and presence of such a person in Kenya would be contrary to national interests, even if such a person is in possession of a valid visa for Kenya, provided that any such refusal is consented to by the Director of Immigration Services in Nairobi, his Deputy or Regional Immigration Heads in Mombasa and Kisumu.

Validity

An East Africa Visa is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.