About Kenya Visa For Kenyan


Does one send all visa requests to the Kenya Embassy in Tokyo or is there another consular office in Japan?

Visas are issued at the Kenya Embassy in Tokyo, Kenya entry points and online. There is no other Consular Office in Japan.

I am a citizen of Japan and am traveling through Nairobi on my way to Tanzania. I will be in Kenya for less than a day and do I need to obtain a Visa and what type of a Visa?

You need to obtain a Transit Visa. The fee for Transit Visa is US$20.

How much does a Visa cost for Japanese citizen?


I am a Japanese citizen. It is my understanding that a Visa can be obtained at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi for US$50.00. Am I right?

Yes, you can obtain a visa on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport or any other port of entry into Kenya.

What is the advantage of obtaining a Visa prior to entry into Kenya?

You will not have to wait at any port of entry into Kenya. And in case of some reasons entry is denied, you will have saved on air ticket and time.

Is it possible to issue a multiple entry Visa for twelve months? What are the requirements?

  • Yes. It can be issued under special circumstances.
  • Application will have to be forwarded to the Director of Immigration Service, Nairobi, for approval
  • Processing takes up to two months.

I would like to know whether children's Visa applications should be signed by a parent and if so, until what age?

Yes, a parent can sign a visa application for his/her child until the child is able to read and write.

What kind of immunizations are required?

Yellow fever; Cholera

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