No, the applications are done directly to Director of Immigration Services in Kenya.
Yes, please view this page for more information
No, applications are done directly to the Director of Immigration Services, Nairobi Kenya through an employer based in Kenya.
They do not require if residents of United Kingdom and/or Europe, but we advise they consult their personal GPs.
The Kenya High Commission as indeed all other missions abroad does not offer any monetary assistance.
It takes an average of ten working days to process (except for applications for lost passports which take up to 4 weeks).
If you will not be leaving the airport you don’t need a transit visa. On arrival you will proceed to the transit lounge and wait for your connecting flight.
No. Any visitor to Kenya (except from the countries listed under Referred Visas) may be issued with a visa at any port of entry to Kenya provided they meet the usual Immigration formalities.
The employer in Kenya should apply for the Entry Work Permit from the Director of Immigration Services whose address is P.O Box 30191, Nairobi.
Apply for a Class K permit directly to the Director of Immigration Services.
A transit visa may be issued to a visitor for the purpose of connecting flights.
The East Africa Tourist Visa enables tourists to travel between Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.
All payments are submitted online via eCitizen using visa card Mpesa, Airtel Money, eAgent, KCB Cash, RTGS, or Pesalink at the time filling the application Form.
All payments must be submitted through the online platform via www.ecitizen.go.ke
The ecitizen system automatically updates an applicant’s details at the time of creating an account using a Kenya National ID. However, it has been observed that in some instances it has failed to update foreign numbers, in such an instance send your Full Name, ID Number and telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org for your account to be updated.
Each applicant is required to present themselves in person to the nearest e-passport processing centre for submission of the application and capture of the biometrics.
Each applicant must be recommended in Section.7 of the application Form by a citizen of Kenya, who personally knows the applicant but not an immediate relative. The recommender must append a signature on the Form. The recommender is supposed to endorse on the reverse side one copy of the applicant’s photograph with the words ‘’I certify that this is a true likeness of the applicant Mr/Mrs./Ms…etc and add his or her signature.
Yes. Attach a copy of the recommender’s ID or passport.
Please visit this page to schedule your appointment for each person and for each service required.
Kenya High Commission, London is excluded from ecitizen appointments as the Mission has an active and convenient appointment system for all services offered at the Mission, to book an appointment please click here
You lost your Kenya citizenship/You ceased to be a citizen of Kenya. You can apply to regain Kenyan citizenship in the prescribe manner, you can view details of requirements and procedures at this page.
Regaining Kenya citizenship is done by a person who was a citizen of Kenya by birth and who ceased to be a citizen of Kenya because he or she acquired the citizenship of another country before 27th August, 2010.
The application requirements for declaration of dual citizenship are listed here.
Declaration of dual citizenship is done by:
Those who acquired citizenship of another country after 27th August, 2010.
Those who acquired citizenship of another country and were 23 years and below on 27th August, 2010
Those who have regained Kenya citizenship
Section 8(3) of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011 provides that:-
“Every dual citizen shall disclose his or her other citizenship in the prescribed manner within three months of becoming a dual citizen”.
Section 8(4) provides that:-
“A dual citizen who fails to disclose the dual citizenship in the prescribed manner commits an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding five million shillings or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or both”.
No, the Mission does not offer legal support, but provides technical advice on Government projects, processes, services and document acquisition.