One of the things that tourists need to know before traveling is the price they'll spend on the trip, and that includes travel documents. As you may know, some documents like visas can be very expensive, especially if you travel to a country with a strict visa policy. That's why in iVisa we decided to bring you this article we valuable information about the cost of the Kenyan eVisa.
First of all, you need to know that the Kenya Transit Visa is no longer available through iVisa, but that's because you can now apply for the Kenyan eVisa. You can still apply for a Transit Visa by going to the embassy, but only if you have to leave the airport and you stay in Kenya for less than 72 hours.
You can read more details about the Kenyan Transit Visa and the Kenyan eVisa in the FAQs below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Am I allowed for a Kenya Transit Visa?
Yes, you are. Nonetheless, you can do it only at the embassy. Keep in mind that you are not able to obtain the transit visa if you already arrive at the Kenya airport. If you decide to apply for an eVisa, you will need to see first if your nationality is eligible or not.
Also, The Kenyan Transit Visa is only required and issued to people who pass through Kenya to other destinations as long as their layover period doesn't exceed 72 hours.
What if I have a connecting flight and I don't leave the airport?
As long as you don't leave the airport, you do not require a Transit Visa.
How do I know if I can apply for a Kenyan eVisa?
You can check this information by using the iVisa's Visa Checker Tool. It's very easy to understand, and you'll know the information in a few minutes. All you have to do is to choose your nationality from the upper menu and pick Kenya as the destination country. This way, you'll know if you can apply for the eVisa or if you need another type of documentation.
What kind of documentation do I need to submit for the visa?
If you decide to make the online application, you won't need too many requirements. The list is very short and you probably have some of these documents at your disposal:
Proof of Accommodation - Must match the dates of arrival and departure from the country. This is a requirement demanded by the Government in order to issue the travel document. (if applicable) Last Page of Passport (if applicable) Applicant Photo Passport Personal Details Scan Passport Cover Airline Confirmation Cover Letter (if applicable) Certificate of Incorporation (if applicable) Work ID of host (if applicable) Host's ID (if applicable) Host's Passport Personal Details Scan (if applicable)
Proof of Accommodation - Must match the dates of arrival and departure from the country. This is a requirement demanded by the Government in order to issue the travel document. (if applicable)
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Cover Letter (if applicable)
Certificate of Incorporation (if applicable)
Work ID of host (if applicable)
Host's ID (if applicable)
Host's Passport Personal Details Scan (if applicable)
How long can I stay in Kenya with an eVisa?
The maximum stay allowed tends to be 90 days in Total, but this can vary depending on the nationality you have.
What are the processing times and fees for the Kenyan Visa?
There is one factor that influences the cost of a Kenyan eVisa and that's the processing time option you select during the online application process. These prices are based on the Kenyan eVisa not the Transit Visa, but you can consider these to get an idea of the prices for the Transit Visa. If you want to know the exact amount of money you'll spend on the transit visa, we recommend you to visit the nearest Kenyan embassy.
These are the options you can select with iVisa and the average price for the Kenyan eVisa:
Standard processing (5 Business Days) - USD 93.00.
Rush processing (2 Business Days) -USD 123.00.
Super Rush processing time (5 hours) -USD 158.00.
Each processing time is designed to satisfy different needs. Not everyone has enough time at their disposal to opt for the standard option, which is why they can get their visa sooner. Of course, the faster you want your Kenya Transit Visa, the more you have to pay for it. It is merely common sense.
What you should know about the prices for the Kenyan eVisa is that it has two parts. The first one is static, as it always remains the same. However, the second part is the one that changes with each processing time. This is the service fee that one applicant owes to iVisa for the services rendered.
One thing that will make you happy is that with iVisa, there are no hidden costs when it comes to your Kenya eVisa. Whatever sum you will be displayed at the moment of your application will also appear on your mobile banking app or bank statement. At iVisa, we don't practice surcharges or hidden fees. We want our customers to trust us 100%.
As far as the method of payment is concerned, iVisa is quite open to many options. You are free to use conventional means of payment such as credit or debit cards, but we also accept PayPal.
How do I apply for my Kenyan eVisa?
The process to get a Kenyan eVisa with iVisa is quite simple. We designed a two-step method that doesn't take too many minutes to complete it. Do not worry if you don't know one part of the form because we count with a customer service team that can help you with any inquiry.
Start the form just following these two sections:
Complete your individual details. Also, select the processing time from the options aforementioned.
Review your info and make the corresponding payment. We implement these options of online payment: credit/debit card or Paypal account.
Want to start with the application now? Click here and fill the form for your eVisa.
If I want more info, what can I do?
You can check this page and read more further info of the Kenyan Visas.
We may not be able to display the precise Kenya Transit visa cost at the moment because it is not live yet, but we can give you some reassurance that iVisa has always practiced fair and affordable prices. There is no reason why this document would break this rule, which is why we invite you to use our services and apply for a Kenyan eVisa if you prefer, or simply wait for the Kenyan Transit Visa once it becomes available.