Get Your Electronic e-Visa to Kenya Now!

starting at only $93 (all inclusive)

Easy Online Application • Fast Processing
No Hidden Fees • Secure PayPal Checkout


Get Your Electronic e-Visa to Kenya Now!

starting at only $93 (all inclusive)

Easy Online Application
Fast Processing
No Hidden Fees
Secure PayPal Checkout


Kenyan e-Visas are issued for the following types of travel:

Tourism | Business | Transit | Medical
Diplomatic| Official

In September of 2015, the Kenyan Department of Immigration Services began issuing electronic online visas for citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, UK, Australia, and a majority of the world’s other nationalities. The UVC online visa application for Kenya allows applicants to apply for the e-Visa online electronically from their smartphone, laptop or tablet eliminating the need to mail in physical documents or visit a Kenyan Embassy/Consulate. You just answer a few questions, pay a fee online, then receive your visa approval letter via email. Simply print your visa approval letter and present it with your passport when boarding your flight and to the Kenyan Immigration Officials upon entry. Yes, its really that easy!

The Kenyan e Visa is issued for a single entry only with a validity of 90 days and max stay up to 90 days. It can be extended for up to an additional 90 days while in the country. Minor children age 16 and under do not require a visa to enter Kenya.

Regular processing time is 3-5 business days (Monday – Friday) and rush processing time is 24-48 hours (including weekends).

Step 1:
Complete the
e-Visa Application

Step 2:
Upload Your
e-Visa Documents


Step 3:
Make Your
e-Visa Payment

Step 4:
Receive Your
e-Visa Confirmation

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Frequently Asked Questions

Kenya e Visa FAQ

What is the Kenya e-Visa?

The Kenyan e-Visa is an electronic authorization allowing travel to Kenya and is electronically linked to your passport.

Can I apply for an East Africa Tourist visa using the e Visa option?

No. Currently, the East Africa Tourist Visa is only issued as a traditional stamped visa. It is not offered electronically online by the Kenyan Government as an e visa.

What nationalities are eligible for Kenya e-Visas?

Majority of the worlds nationalities can apply. When you begin the online application on this page above, the first question will contain a drop down menu listing all countries that are eligible to apply for an Online Visa to Kenya. If your nationality is not on the list, this likely means you are not eligible for the e-Visa but should instead apply for the standard visa.

Do I need a separate Kenya e Visa for my minor child?

Yes, everyone traveling to Kenya must have their own individual e-Visa regardless of their age.

Is a transit visa necessary if I have a layover in Kenya?

Individuals who will not be leaving the international transit area of the airport in Kenya will not need to get a visa. The Kenyan Transit Visa applies if you intend to leave international transit area and will be in Kenya for a period not exceeding 72 hrs.


What is required to apply for an Kenya Visa Online?

The following are requirements for submitting an Kenya e-Visa application:

  • A clear color scan or photo of your passport main page and adjoined signature page.
  • A clear color photo of the applicant from the chest up, face forward with a white background.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Flight confirmation.
  • A credit/debit card for payment.
  • An email address for confirmation.
  • Your passport must be valid for 6 months beyond the date of your intended exit from Benin.
  • Your passport must have a least one completely blank visa page for entry and exit stamps.

What is the cost to get an Kenya online visa?

The fees below are all inclusive and are for all visa types including tourist, business and transit:

  • Standard 3-5 business days (Monday – Friday): 93.00
  • Rush 24-48 hours (including weekends): 113.00

How long is an Kenya e-Visa valid for?

An online visa to Kenya is valid for 90 days from the date it is issued with a stay period not exceeding 90 days. It is possible to extend your stay while in country for a further 90 days.

How long does it take to get an Kenya visa online?

The processing time to get an Kenyan e-Visa depends on which option you choose:

Standard Processing: 3-5 business days
Rush Processing: 24-48 hours

What are the vaccination requirements to travel to Kenya?

Anyone traveling to Kenya should get the most up to date information by visiting the websites of the Center for Disease Contral (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). It is the responsibility of each passenger to check these regulations before traveling to their selected destination.

How can I get updated regarding my applications status?

You will receive a confirmation email right after you apply and pay the fee. Ensure to check your spam folder if you did not receive the confirmation. You can call 877-VISADOC (847-2362) if no confirmation is received.
Once your visa is approved, we will notify you via email with the visa approval letter attached. The visa approval letter should be printed out and presented when boarding your flight and upon arrival into Kenya.

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Kenya Fun Facts

Did you know that Kenya has approximately 333 miles of coastline?

When you think of possible beach destinations, Kenya probably does not come to mind. Many extraordinary beaches with fine white sand and clear turquoise water can be found here however. Malindi, Diani beach, and Watamu are just a few of the many popular beach destinations travelers can enjoy.

Visit the “About Kenya” Country Profile section of the UVC World Atlas to learn more about the nation of Kenya.

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