What types of visas are available for those visiting the Republic of Kenya?

There are three e-visa types for people traveling to the Republic of Kenya temporarily.
Single Entry visa
  • Issued for single entry to persons whose nationalities require a visa to enter Kenya either for business, tourism or medical reasons.
Transit visa
  • Issued to persons connecting through Kenya to other destinations for a period not exceeding 72 hours. Those connecting flights directly without leaving the airport dont need to apply for Transit visas.
Courtesy visa
  • Issued to Diplomatic, Official and Service passport holders coming into the country on official duties, or transiting through Kenya to a third country for official business or duties. It is also issued to government officials and dignitaries on official duties but holding ordinary passports. It is issued free of charge / gratis. 

Relative FAQs


  1. Do I need an eVisa to visit Kenya?
  2. Who needs to obtain an eVisa?
  3. How much is the eVisa?
  4. Who DOES NOT qualify to apply for an eVisa?
  5. How long does it take to get an eVisa for Kenya?
  6. What should I do after I apply for my eVisa?
  7. When will my eVisa expire?
  8. If my eVisa application is denied by the Kenyan government will my fees be refunded?
  9. I have already visited Kenya one time using my single entry visa, do I need to apply for another eVisa?
  10. Can i extend my stay in Kenya?
  11. If I cancel my online order will my fees be refunded?
  12. Is my personal information secure to submit online?
  13. How it works?
  14. Do I need to apply an eVisa for my children?
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