Kenya eTourist Visa

A valid passport and a visa for Kenya are required for tourist travel to Kenya. The government of Kenya has introduced a fully online e-Visa system, which is an electronic visa and can be obtained online without submitting the original passport. To apply online for a Kenyan visa, simply fill out the Kenya visa online form.

You can also apply for a traditional visa at a Kenyan embassy, you will need the following documents.

  • Passport – Original, signed US passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
  • Kenyan Visa Application Form at iVisa.com – One original Kenya visa application per applicant properly completed and signed, plus one copy. Improperly completed Kenya visa application forms may delay the processing of your Kenyan visa.
  • Photo – Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background. You can also use MyPassportPhotos.com to get a compliant photo.
  • Flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
IMPORTANT: The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Register with iVisa today.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kenya