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.

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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.

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Visa guidelines of Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US

Kenya is one of the great countries in Africa. Geographically it is strategically positioned, and it is a gateway to quite a number of landlocked countries in Africa. It has better infrastructure and democracy in Africa. Kenya took full advantage of the possibility’s technology provides. Kenya currently boasts the highest share of the population with access to financial services in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most of this is thanks to the popular mobile money transfer service M-Pesa. The Kenyan Department of Immigration Services launched an e-Visa program in September 2015, allowing visitors to apply for an electronic visa without having to visit a diplomatic mission  in Kenya. This e-Visa is a PDF-issued authorization document which allows visitors to travel to Kenya through a designated port of entry.

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The Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US is a short-term visa granted for business reasons.

The following nationalities are eligible for the Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US:

Africa

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia (West Africa), Republic of Madagascar, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Morocco (North African country), Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Sao Tome and Principe, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia

Asia

Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Macau

Central America

Antigua and Barbuda, Costa Rica, Cuba (Caribbean country), Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama

Central Asia

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Europe

Albania (Balkans country), Andorra (Marina di Andorra), Republic of Austria, Republic of Belarus, Belgium (Western Europe), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Balkans country), Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Holy See, Hungary (Central Europe), Iceland (Nordic island nation), Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Republic of Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro

Middle east

Bahrain, Georgia, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates

 North America

Canada, the United Mexican States, and the U.S.

Oceania

Australia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Zealand, and Palau

South Asia

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

South America

Argentina Republic, Bolivia, Federative Republic of Brazil, Chile, Republic of Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

Southeast Asia

Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam

The following nationalities are exempted from Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US:

Africa         

Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe South African Nationals are exempted for up to 30 days.

Central America

Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Barbados (Caribbean island), Belize, Dominica (Caribbean island), Grenada, Jamaica (Caribbean island), Saint Kitts and Nevis (Caribbean island), Saint Lucia (Caribbean island), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago

Europe

Cyprus, San Marino

Oceania

Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

South Asia

Maldives and Malaysia Nationals are Exempted for up to 30 days.

Southeast Asia

Brunei, Papua New Guinea, Singapore                                                                  

The Kenya visa fee is $52.53 USD. Please use our visa widget to find out the cost of your specific nationality. There is also a $10 USD service fee.

The Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US application may take two business days for processing. The applicant must apply once the travel plan is confirmed.

A Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US is valid for a period of 90 days before your travel. A single entry will be allowed within the e-Visa validity period stamped on the passport.

The maximum number of days you can stay in Kenya is six months in each visit. If you submit yourself to immigration control at the port of entry, you will be provided with a stay duration of no more than 90 days, which can be extended to another 90 days at the immigration headquarters.

A passport should have at least six months’ validity at the time the application is made for the granting of the Business e-Visa. The Applicant passport must have at least one blank page for stamps at the immigration point.

For Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US, the following documents are needed:

  1. Valid travel document(Passport) with a validity of not less than six months. And at least One Blank page in the holder’s passport.
  2. Color Photographs must be taken within the past six months, showing your current appearance.
  3. A Return Ticket
  4. Invitation Letters from Kenya company / Invitation letter for business visits
  5. Copies of registration of the company

You may arrive at any of 11 designated airports: JKIA Nairobi, Wajir Airport, Wilson Airport Nairobi, MIA Mombasa, KIA Kisumu, Malindi Airport, Lamu Airport, EIA Eldoret, Garissa Airstrip, Lokichogio Airport, Isiolo Airport.

No. The visa to Kenya from USA must be obtained prior to your entry into Kenya.

The traveler should carry a copy of the Business E-Visa Single Entry to Kenya from US with them at the time of entry into Kenya.

Yes. A child's passport must be valid for at least the next six months after the date of arrival in Kenya.

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No. Kenya evisa is not valid for employment. You must apply for a regular visa in order to work in Kenya.

Travelers with dual or multiple citizenships must choose which nationality and passport to use on their trip.

Yes. However, travelers applying for a Kenya evisa must apply using the passport of the eligible country.

No. You cannot apply online if you do not have a valid passport from an eligible country with at least six months' validity.

No. The applicant will receive an electronic visa, which does not require anything to be stamped prior to travel. All visas are sent via email. The applicant should print out a copy of their visa before they travel and bring it with them to the port of entry. At the point of entry, the Kenya evisa should be presented to an immigration officer who then grants the permission to enter the Republic of Kenya by stamping the passport of the holder.

When using a Kenya evisa, you can use it for business reasons.

The applicant must prove the purpose of travel by presenting a valid passport, return flight ticket, and invitation letter.

No. Upon approval, Click2Visas will send the applicant their Kenya evisa via email in PDF format.

No. Only citizens from eligible countries can apply for the Kenya evisa. Use our visa widget to see you qualify for the Kenya evisa.

Yes, all travelers need to have a valid Kenya evisa before traveling to Kenya.

No, the validity period of the Kenya evisa begins from the date specified on their application. The traveler can enter Kenya on any date within this period.

No. The Kenya evisa is just a landing authorization. It’s up to Kenya’s customs authorities to allow entry to a traveler upon arrival.