Guide to avail consular services of Kenyan Embassy in DC

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The Kenya Embassy is in Washington DC, with Robinson Njeru Githae serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy offers many services to the Kenya Citizen in the United States, such as the Kenya passport renewal, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.

2249 R ST NW Washington, DC, 20008
Tel: +1(202) 387-6101

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What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Kenya located in Washington DC, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Kenya, and citizens traveling from Kenya to the United States. It also plays a significant role in an educational exchange program sponsored by the Kenyan government. To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer services seamlessly.

What type of passport services are provided by the Kenya Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Kenya nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler.

How many Kenya consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The Kenya Embassy in Washington DC (address listed above) along with two consulates/Embassy spread across the country aid travelers to and from Kenya.

Consulate General of Kenya – New York

866 UN Plaza Suite 308

New York, NY-10017 USA

Consulate General of Kenya – Los Angeles

3550, Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1900,

Los Angeles  California 90010

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington DC Consulate/Embassy?

There is no separate consular address in Washington. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address.

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Kenya Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC?

Yes. If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Kenya visa application center in Washington DC, In the case of an Kenya e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Kenya authorized visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Kenya Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC?

Yes, you must visit the Kenya visa application center in Washington DC to collect the documents. For Kenya electronic visa, you do not require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the Kenya Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC?

Kenya Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST.

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Kenya Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday and is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Kenya Consulate/Embassy in Washington DC?

No, people residing in any location are eligible for services like the issue of Kenya passport and visa services.

What cultural activities are supported by the Consulate/Embassy in Washington DC?

The Embassy works to promote Kenyan arts and culture. Regarding cultural matters, please use

What are the Kenya visas you can apply with Click2Visas?

Apply Business E-visa Single Entry to Kenya
Business E-Visa Single Entry is a non-immigrant visa issued for travelers planning to take part in business-related activities in Kenya for a short period of time. Mostly, no paid activities are permitted.

Apply Tourist E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya
Tourist E-Visa Single Entry is a short stay visa that permits the holder to enter Kenya for tourist and leisure purposes only and stay for an approved period of time.

Apply Transit E-Visa to Kenya
Travelers might indeed necessitate Transit E-Visa to pass through Kenya which is not their preferred destination. Transit E-Visa are typically needed if you have a layover of more than a few hours in Kenya.

What is Kenya Passport Visa-Free Score?

For each visa-free country, the Kenya passport accumulates points that are deciding the visit without even a visa or to acquire a visa upon arrival.
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