The cost of a Kenya visa for Indian citizens varies depending on the type of visa and the method of application.
- Single-entry tourist visa: US$100 when applying online or at a Kenyan embassy or consulate.
- Multiple-entry tourist visa: US$150 when applying online or at a Kenyan embassy or consulate.
- Business visa: US$200 when applying online or at a Kenyan embassy or consulate.
There is also a US$10 processing fee for all types of visas, except for courtesy visas. Courtesy visas are free of charge and are issued to government officials and their dependents.
You can pay the visa fee using a credit card or debit card. There is an additional US$1 service charge for credit card payments.
If you are applying for a visa online, you will need to pay the visa fee and the service charge at the time of application. If you are applying for a visa at a Kenyan embassy or consulate, you will need to pay the visa fee and the service charge in cash or by credit card.
Your visa will be valid for 90 days from the date of issue. You can stay in Kenya for up to 90 days per entry. If you need to stay in Kenya for longer, you can apply for an extension at a Kenyan immigration office.
How to apply for Visa
To apply for a Kenya visa, you will need to provide the following documents:
- Passport: Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of your planned stay in Kenya.
- Visa application form: You can download the visa application form from the Kenya Immigration website.
- Recent passport-style photograph: Your photograph must be 2 inches by 2 inches and taken within the last 6 months.
- Proof of travel: You must show proof of your onward travel, such as a plane ticket or a bus ticket.
- Proof of accommodation: You must show proof of accommodation in Kenya, such as a hotel reservation or a letter from a friend or family member who is willing to host you.
- Proof of funds: You must show that you have enough money to cover your stay in Kenya. This can be done by showing a bank statement or a letter from your employer.
You can apply for a Kenya visa online or at a Kenyan embassy or consulate. The application process is relatively straightforward and you will need to provide your passport, a recent photograph, and a completed visa application form.
If you are applying for a visa online, you can do so at the Kenya Immigration website. The website is available in English and Swahili.
If you are applying for a visa at a Kenyan embassy or consulate, you will need to fill out a visa application form and provide the required documents. The visa application form is available in English and Swahili.
The processing time for a Kenya visa varies depending on the method of application. Online applications are typically processed within 24 hours, while applications submitted at a Kenyan embassy or consulate can take up to 10 working days to process.
Once your visa has been approved, you will receive an email or a letter with your visa details. You should print out your visa and bring it with you when you travel to Kenya.
If you have any questions about the Kenya visa requirements, you can contact the Kenya Immigration Department at +254 20 221 2281 or +254 20 222 3222.