Important notice!

Due to Coronavirus pandemic, Russian Federation has closed its borders for all foreigners from March 18 until further notice. Russian Consulate also has stopped processing and issuing visas up to September 01, 2020. We will keep you updated on this matter.

Russian-American Consulting Travel Agency – Kenya

Kenya Visa Requirements

  • Original, signed United States passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
  • Online application https://www.kenyaembassy.com/nyservices/appforvisaonline.aspx
  • Passport-type photographs: 2
  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or confirmed itinerary.
  • Persons with dual citizenship, one of which is US, must apply with their US passports only.

    Applicants with other than US passports must provide the copy of the document confirming their current resident status in USA

For Business Visa

  • Business Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Kenya, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above). The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    - Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    - State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Kenya.
    - Specify the type and desired validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

Visa Requirements

  1. Passport( Not photocopy ) which is valid for at least six(6) months -To be submitted along with the application form.
  2. Completed (Filled in) Application form duly signed.
  3. Copy of flight Itinerary / Letter from travel agent on company letterhead confirming booking.
  4. Two Passport size photos, 2 inches by 2 inches (NB: Computer generated pictures are not acceptable)
  5. Visa Fees: (Money order / Cashier's Cheque Only Payable to Embassy of The Republic of Kenya)
    • US$50.00 For Single Entry (Tourist/Visitor/Business),
    • US$100.00 For Multiple Entries (Tourist/Visitor/Business),
    • US$20.00 For Single Transit of not more than 3 days for travelers on stopovers in Kenya while proceeding to other destinations
    • Diplomatic, Official, Service and Courtesy visas will continue to be issued Gratis.
  6. A self-addressed stamped return courier envelope for Fedex, Express Mail, Certified Mail or Priority Mail with delivery confirmation (NB: UPS, Metered stamps and Regular mail envelopes are not acceptable).


PLEASE NOTE:

  • ONLY MONEY ORDERS/CASHIERS CHEQUES PAYABLE TO THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA ARE ACCEPTED. NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHEQUES,
  • No Visa is required for persons on direct Transit and will not leaving the airport,
  • A single entry Visa would allow re-entry to Kenya from any of the following East African Countries (Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda)
  • Visas are usually valid for six months from the issuance date
  • Visas are issued within 14 (Fourteen) business days from date of receipt of the application being sent by mail and courier services
  • Those travelling to Kenya with their pets must obtain pet permits
  • Holders of Kenya visitor/Business/tourist visa cannot engage in any form of employment whether paid or unpaid
  • Applicants who intend to conduct temporary business, trade or profession must apply for a special pass from the Director of Immigration Services in Nairobi
  • Applicants seeking to undertake Internship/placement or academic research should liaise with their host organizations, institutions or companies to make applications for the necessary pass to the Director of Immigration Services in Nairobi prior to their engagements. .

Visa Service Prices

Visa

Processing Period

7 Business Days

3 Business Days

Tourist Single entry up to 6 months

$105.00

$150.00

Tourist Multiple entry up to 6 months

$160.00

$200.00

Business Single entry up to 6 months

$105.00

$150.00

Business Multiple entry up to 6 months

$160.00

$200.00

NOTE: 'FEE" does not include the shipping charges.
NOTE: "Processing" refers to business days in the embassy and does not include processing or shipping.
NOTE: For same-day service when available, please contact us for specific instructions.