How do I get to Kenya?
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), located southeast of Nairobi is Kenya’s main airport. From Nairobi or Mombasa, you can then fly or drive between the safari reserves. Most domestic flights out of Nairobi depart from Wilson Airport (WIL), 6km south of Nairobi.
If you participate at the Safari tour, usually the local safari agency arranges all transfers as part of your package.
What do I need to enter Kenya?
148 countries need a visa to enter Kenya, there are some exceptions such as Uganda or Zambia And some nationalities such as Yemen that need the country’s minister to allow them to enter officially as they can’t enter the country. But most people need a visa to enter the country.
How long does it take to obtain a Kenya visa?
Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 2 days to 15+ days to process in the Kenya Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application. The processing time for a visa is dependent on several factors and can change without notice at the consulate's discretion. Please refer to our service selection page for the most up-to-date processing times for Kenya visas: https://www.passportsandvisas.com/visas/Kenya
What is the difference between a passport and a kenya visa?
A passport is an official government document that certifies one's identity and citizenship. The passport serves two purposes; to regain entry to the country of citizenship (i.e. the United States) and is a requirement by many countries to gain entry to the country you are visiting.
A Kenya visa is an official government document that temporarily authorizes you to be in the country. Many countries require a visa to gain entry. The Kenya visa is in the form of a stamp/sticker IN the passport and is obtained from a Kenya Embassy in Washington DC or consulates around the country. We have staff spread around the country to hand carry your application for you and then overnight the passport back when it is completed.
What is a Kenya Visa?
A Kenya visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Kenya on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Kenya. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Kenya for your visit. "Visit" is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist or transitory. There are over 270 countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.