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This is to inform that as from 1st July, 2011 the new Visa fees will be as follows:-

  • 40€ – Single Journey Visa
  • 80€ – Multiple Journey visa (Valid for a year)
  • 15€ – Transit Visa
  • 10€ – Reffered cases (Processing fee)

Please note that Children will also be required to have visas

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT VISITORS TO KENYA OBTAIN A VISA PRIOR TO TRAVEL.

Download an application form :

Visa application form 2013

Opening Hours

  • The Consular Section is open from Monday to Friday; between 10 a.m – 1 p.m and between 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Telephone inquiries can be made from Monday-Friday between 9.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m. and between 2.30 p.m.-4.30 p.m.

Visa Formalities for French and European Union Nationals

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The following documents should be mailed to the Visa Section:

  1. Valid Passport (Minimum of six months validity) and a Photocopy.
  2. Visa application form duly completed
  3. Return ticket reservation and its copy
  4. 1 standard passport size photo (home made photos will not be accepted)
  5. Visa fee (payable only in cash)
    • 40 Euros for a Single Entry Journey (Tourist or Business)
    • 80 Euros for Multiple Entry Visas, please contact the Visa Section for ample explanation
  6. For a business visa, an official letter from the employer must be produced.

NB: Applications not meeting the above requirements will be considered INCOMPLETE and will not be accepted.

Applications by Post

The following documents should be mailed to the Visa Section:

  1. Valid passport (minimum six months validity) and a Photocopy.
  2. Visa application form duly filled
  3. A print out of the return ticket reservation
  4. 1 standard passport size photo (home made photos will not be accepted)
  5. Visa fee (payable only by postal money order)
    • 40 Euros for a Single Entry Journey (Tourist or Business)
    • 80 Euros for Multiple Entry Visas, please contact the Visa Section for ample explanation
  6. For a business visa, an official letter from the employer must be produced.
  7. Self addressed stamped envelope (registered mail tariff) for the return of the passport. The envelope must have sufficient return postage.

NB: Application not meeting the above requirements will be considered INCOMPLETE and will not be acted upon.

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NATIONALS THAT REQUIRE VISAS TO KENYA AND VISA CAN BE ISSUED AT KENYA EMBASSY PARIS

(Not applicable to Refugees and Holders of a Travel Document

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Albania
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Algeria
Australia
Argentina
Bahrain
Belarus
Bhutan
Bolivia
BosniaHerzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burma
Benin
Burundi(gratis)
Bangladesh
Cambodia
Canada
Central African Rep.
Chad
Chile(Nationalist)
China(Peoples rep.)
Columbia
Comoros
Congo(Brazzaville)
Congo(Kinshasa-DRC)
Costa Rica
Czech Rep.
Croatia
Cuba
Djibouti
Dominican Rep.
Egypt
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
European Union

Greenland
Guinea
GuineaBissau
Guatemala
Guyana

Haiti
Hong Kong
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Ivory Coast
Japan

Jordan
Kampuchea
Kazakhstan
Kirghizstan
Korea(South)
Kuwait
Laos
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malaysia
Malta
Niger

Nigeria
OmanAdministrative
Panama
Palau Pacific Isles (HKSAR)
Paraguay

QQatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda(Gratis)
Salvador
Sao Tome
Saudi Arabia
Sri Lanka
St.Christopher CapeVerde
South Africa
Sudan
Surinam
Switzerland
Thailand
Togo
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates
Ukraine
U.S.A.
Uzbekistan
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Yugoslavia

Visa Requirement for the above Nationals residing in France

Requirements (applicants coming to the Embassy in Paris)

  1. Valid Passport (Minimum of six months validity) and a Photocopy.
  2. Visa application form duly completed
  3. Return ticket reservation and its copy
  4. 1 standard passport size photo (home made photos will not be accepted)
  5. Visa fee (payable only in cash)
    • 40 Euros for a Single Entry Journey (Tourist or Business)
    • 80 Euros for a Multiple Entry Visas, please contact the Visa Section for ample explanation
  6. For a business visa, an official letter from the employer must be produced.
  7. Copy of a valid residence permit or visa for France.

NB: Application not meeting the above requirements will be considered INCOMPLETE and will not be accepted.

Applications by Post

The following documents should be mailed to the Visa Section:

  1. A valid passport (minimum six months validity) and a Photocopy.
  2. Visa application form duly filled
  3. A print out of the return ticket reservation
  4. 1 standard passport size photo (home made photos will not be accepted)
  5. Visa fee (payable only by postal money order)
    • 40 Euros for a Single Entry Journey (Tourist or Business)
    • 80 Euros for a Multiple Entry visas, please contact the Visa Section for ample explanation
  6. For a business visa, an official letter from the employer must be produced.
  7. Self addressed stamped envelope (registered mail tariff) for the return of the passport. The envelope must have sufficient return postage.
  8. Copy of a valid residence permit or visa for France.

NB: Application not meeting the above requirements shall be considered INCOMPLETE and will not be acted upon.

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Visa Requirements for Refugees, Travel Document Holders and Nationals of Countries listed Below

NB: for this category, applicants should not buy their tickets before the authority to grant the visa has been issued. It takes around 2 months for authority to be granted or denied counting from the date the application is received by the Embassy.

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Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Armenia
Cameroon

Eritrea
Iraq
North Korea
Senegal
Somali
Syria
Tajikistan

Application Requirements (Applicants coming to the Embassy in Paris)

  1. 4 visa application forms duly filled
  2. Valid passport or Travel document and 4 copies of the same
  3. 4 passport size photographs
  4. 4 copies of applicant’s residence permit
  5. 10 Euros, application fees

NB: Application not meeting the above requirements will be considered INCOMPLETE and will not be accepted.

Application by post

The following documents should be mailed to the Visa Section:

  1. 4 Visa application forms duly filled
  2. Valid passport or travel document and 4 copies of the same
  3. 4 passport size photographs
  4. 4 copies of applicant’s residence permit
  5. A money order of 10 Euros, application fees
  6. A self addressed stamped envelope (registered mail tariff) for the return of the passport/travel document

NB: Application not meeting the above requirements will be considered INCOMPLETE and will not be acted upon.

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Countries whose Nationals do not require visas to Enter Kenya (Not applicable to refugees and Travel document holders)

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Barbados

Malaysia (For less than 30 days stay

St.Kitts and Navis

Belize

Malawi

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Botswana

Maldives

Swaziland

Brunei and Darussalam

Mauritius

Uganda

Burundi

Namibia

Tanzania

Cyprus

Nauru

Tonga

Dominica

Papua New Guinea

Tobago

The Bahamas

Rwanda

Trinidad

Fiji Island

Samoa

Tuvalu

Ghana

Sierra Leone

Vanuatu

Grenada

Singapore

Zimbabwe

Jamaica

South Africa (For less than 30 days stay)

Kiribati

Solomon Islands

Lesotho

St.Lucia

This is to inform that as from 1st July, 2011 the new Visa fees will be as follows:-

  • 40€ – Single Journey Visa

  • 80€ – Double Journey visa

  • 80€ – Multiple Journey visa (Valid for a year)

  • 15€ – Transit Visa

  • 10€- Reffered cases (Processing fee)

Please note that Children will also be required to have visas

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