Any Nigerian visiting Kenya needs a visa. There are 2 ways you can get a visa to Kenya – visa on arrival for just $50 or an e-visa.
The processing time for the Kenyan e-visa is two business days, but it is recommended to apply at least seven days before you travel in case additional documents are required.
Kenyan Visa Description
- Single-Entry Visa – This e-visa allows you to enter into Kenya once. The single-entry visa is for those who want to go to Kenya for business, tourism or medical reasons. It is valid for three months from the date of issue with a stay of up to 90 days in Kenya. You can renew the single-entry visa for up to a maximum of six months – at the immigration headquarters in Nairobi.
- Transit Visa – Allows you a short stop-over that can last up to 72 hours.
- Mutiple Journey Visa: For people who have reasons to make frequent visits to Kenya, this visa category is required. The visa is valid for the period of 6 months to a year.
- Service Visa: This visa category is only issued to persons traveling to Kenya for official purposes.
- Courtesy Visa: This visa category is issued to diplomatic officials and service passport holders from other countries, who are traveling to Kenya on official duties.
Once your Kenya e-visa has been approved it will be sent to your eVisa account. Print out a copy and present it with your passport at the port of entry in Kenya.
Kenya Visa Requirements
- Passport valid for at least six months, with at least one blank page for entry stamp
- A return ticket
- One scanned photograph – must follow the Kenyan government’s photo guideline
- Travel itinerary
- Hotel bookings
- Invitation letter – if visiting family
Follow the eVisa checklist to ensure you have all necessary documents.