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More than 11,000 athletes from 206 nations, 33 different sports, 16 days full of competitive spirit... don't miss it for the hassles of going to the embassy! iVisa makes a heroic entrance to make your journey to the 2020 Summer Games possible!
Experience the majesty of Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The new eVisa program for Japan, starting in April 2020, will allow foreign nationals to get their visas online so you do not have to go to the consulate or embassy.
Frequently Asked Questions | 2020 Tokyo Olympics eVisa: Kenya
Do I need a visa for Japan for the Olympic Games?
When the government of Japan inaugurates the program, an eVisa will be required for many people to travel to the Games. Citizens of Kenya will most likely need an eVisa to travel to Japan.
How long does it take to get an eVisa for Japan for the 2020 Olympics?
Residents of Kenya can choose from three processing speeds; select the right one based on how fast you want your eVisa for the Olympics to arrive.
We offer these options:
- The Standard processing.
- The Rush processing.
- The Super Rush processing.
They go from the slowest but cheapest, to the fastest and a bit more expensive.
In less than a week or two, most eVisas will be available. If you go to the embassy for a regular visa, you will likely need to wait longer to have your visa processed.
What is the cost of a 2020 Summer Olympics visa?
For citizens of Kenya, the cost of your eVisa to Japan depends on the speed you select during checkout.
Visas generally cost anywhere from $6 USD to $150 USD. Japan will change the visa fees required fro the citizens of Kenya on April.
With the Japan eVisa, how many times can I enter and exit the country?
Regular Japanese visas allow single, double or multiple entry. When the eVisa is released, the same types of entry selections will most likely be available. This selection also affects the total cost of your eVisa.
Single entry means that you can enter the country only once. Double entry allows two entries, and Multiple entry allows you to enter the country as many times as you like within the duration period of your visa.
When does the eVisa expire?
If you're going to Japan for the Olympics, you'll receive a tourist visa valid for three months from the time it's issued. So you’ll need to make sure you enter the country within that validity period.
Multiple entry visas may last you from 1 to 5 years.
How long can I stay in Japan on an eVisa?
Single entry tourist visas have a duration of up to 90 days from the time you enter the country. You can stay in Japan for more than 90 days if you have the option of a Multiple entry visa.
What documents do I need to apply for an eVisa for the Olympics?
Citizens of Kenya will need the following to apply for a visa online:
- Passport - Your passport must remain valid for at least another 6 months, with 2 blank pages available for stamping.
- Recent Photo - You must have a recent passport-sized color photo for your visa.
- Return Ticket - You must provide proof that you will be leaving Japan.
- Proof of Funds - You will need to provide a document showing you have enough funds to get you through your short-term stay in the country.
- Proof of Accommodation - You can either provide proof of reservation from a hotel, lodge, or resort, or an invitation letter and proof that your host will provide accommodation for you during the Olympics. They will also need to provide their permanent residence ID information.
2020 Japan Summer Olympics | eVisa for Citizens of Kenya
Beginning in April 2020, citizens of Kenya can get their eVisa online and book their trip to Japan for the Olympics. Be sure to book early since people around the world will start making plans for the trip to Tokyo soon.
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Be safe, and enjoy the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.