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Travel VISA Information – Kenya

Kenya High Commission Office Address in Nigeria

Lagos Consular Office
UBA Building,
First Floor,
No. 22B Idowu Taylor Street,
Victoria Island.

High Commission Office, Abuja
No. 357,
Diplomatic Drive,
Central Business District,

1. Single Entry: This visa would allow you to enter into Kenya once
2. Transit: Allows you a short stop over that can last up to three days
3. Multiple Entry: Allows you to enter Kenya multiple times


Note: There is no visa that is required if you are using a direct transit between two flights, however, a transit visa is required if you spend more than 24 hours.

Visa Requirements
  • A valid travel passport – at least 6 months before expiration
  • A complete visa application form. Download your Application
  • Two passport size photograph recently taken
  • The appropriate visa fee
  • Birth Certificate for children travelling with parents.
  • Applicant travelling on an official business should attach a letter of invitation/confirmation of training/conference, with full details of the Company’s Authorized representative; physical address and phone numbers.
  • Supporting letter from sponsor/friend
  • Details of hotel/flight bookings
  • A planned itinerary, if held
  • Marriage certificate if applicable
  • For more information on Kenya visa requirement, click here
Visa Fees
  • The transit visa fee is US $20.
  • The visa referral visa fee is US $10 non-refundable.
  • The standard visa fee for an ordinary or a single entry visa is US $50.
Types of Visas and fees charges
  • Multiple Journey Visa (6 months- 1 Year) – N 20,000
  • Single Journey Visa – N 10,000
  • Diplomatic/Official Visa – Gratis
  • Referral fee for Referred visas – N 2,000
  • East Africa Tourist Visa – N17,500
How to Apply for a Kenya Visa
Every applicant is required to submit application documents personally at the High Commission Office in Lagos or Abuja.
Or you can simply book your return flight ticket and make your hotel reservation and fly to Kenya. Visa will be issued to you at the point of entry – Nairobi or Mombasa Airport in Kenya.
Application Submission
Applicants can submit their passports and application documents at the Consular Office from Monday to Tuesday between 9:00am to 3:00pm except on all Kenya and Nigeria public holidays. Collections are made on Thursdays and Fridays.
Visa Processing Time
Visa application processing can take up to two to three working days. However, some visa applications can take more time especially those that have special attention in crime or history of rejection.
Visas are issued immediately at the point of entry. However, if you do not meet the requirements, you may not be allowed into the country.
  • Call us:
    Abuja: +234 70 635 73602  |  Lagos: +234 70 615 92966  |  Port Harcourt: +234 70 683 45081

    Zambia: +260 96 322 0045 / 49