There are three e-visa types for people traveling to the Republic of Kenya temporarily:
1. Single Entry visa
Issued for single entry to persons whose nationalities require a visa to enter Kenya either for
business, tourism or medical reasons.
2. Transit visa
Issued to persons connecting through Kenya to other destinations for a period not exceeding 72
hours. Those connecting flights directly without leaving the airport dont need to apply for
3. Courtesy 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 also issued to government officials and dignitaries on official duties but holding ordinary
passports. It is issued free of charge / gratis
Do I have to submit my passport for stamping before I travel?
No, you will receive an electronic visa, which does not require anything to be stamped in your
passport ahead of travel. All Kenya eVisas are sent by email. You should print out a copy
of your Visa before you travel, and carry it with you.
What are the benefits of applying for Kenya visa through Akbar Travels?
By contacting Akbar Travels for your visa application, you can eliminate the need for personally
visiting the Embassy for your application. All you will have to do is apply online on our
website and get your visa processed within the set timeframe. Minimal documentation and quick
processing is another of the key highlights. In most case, the visa processing takes only
2-3 working days.
Do I need to personally visit the Kenya Consulate/Embassy to get my Visa?
No. You do not need to visit the Consulate/Embassy. We will take care of the complete visa process
right from verifying your documents to approval of your eVisa.
On arrival into Kenya, what documents do I need to present?
At entry, you must show that you have a valid hotel booking, confirmed return tickets and sufficient
cash in addition to your valid passport and e-Visa.
Do I need to take a health/travel insurance?
You are strongly advised to purchase a health / travel insurance to cover yourself in Kenya as
medical treatment can be very expensive in Kenya. Your travel insurance offers protection
against unexpected emergencies on international travel such as coverage of medical expenses,
flight delay and cancellations, passport and baggage loss or personal accident. For financial
safety and security on your international trip we highly recommend you to purchase travel
insurance and avail our special offer.
What is the easiest way to apply for a Kenya Visa?
The easiest way to apply for a Kenya Visa is to contact us. We are experts in the travel and
tourism sector with over 40 years of experience. Through our expertise, in-depth knowledge
and integrity, we commit to delivering an exceptional experience to our customers each and
every time you use our service. We are available by phone and e-mail on all 7 days of the
week. In order to help us understand your unique visa needs, please drop in your query and
our Visa Expert will get in touch with you.