Air Rides Travel’s experience with international travelers has allowed us to establish close working relationship with most consular staff in Kenya. Our ability to hasten the acquisition of visas is one of the keys to our success with international travelers.
We will provide you with such assistance, based on the following conditions;
• ARTS will charge you a service fee
• You will need to pay visa fees charged by the government agency, or the consulate, and the costs incurred in securing the visa or passport such as courier costs, overnight express, and delivery costs. Visa fees will be payable upfront and prior to processing visas
• Service request should be made within a minimum of 3-4 working days prior to date of travel.
• Service requests are associated with an international itinerary and ticket booked through us
Kenya – Visa requirements.
The possession of a visa for Kenya is not the final authority to enter Kenya. The Immigration Officer at the port of entry may refuse such a person permission to enter if he is satisfied that such a visitor is unable to fulfill the immigration requirements and that the entry and presence of such a visitor, in Kenya would be contrary to national interests even though such a person may be in possession of a valid visa for Kenya. Provided that any such refusal is consented to by the Director of Immigration Services Nairobi, the deputy or provincial heads of Immigration at Mombasa, Kisumu and Garissa or any other Senior Officer so authorized to deputize.
a) Ordinary/Entry Visas
These are visas issued to all persons whose nationalities require visas to enter Kenya for visits or residence and shall be issued strictly in accordance with the provisions of categories 1, 2 and 3 of the Visa Regulations.
b) Transit Visas
These are visas required by all persons whose nationalities require visas to enter Kenya and are intending to transit through Kenya to a third destination for periods not exceeding three days and shall be issued strictly in accordance with the provisions of categories 1, 2 and 3 of the Visa Regulations.
c) Diplomatic Visas
Diplomatic (Multiple, Ordinary or Transit) Visas are issued gratis to holders of Diplomatic Passports on official visits. These visas should be issued strictly in accordance with the provisions of categories 1, 2 and 3 of the Visa Regulations.
d) Official/Service Visas
Official/Service (Multiple, Ordinary or Transit) Visas are issued gratis to holders of Official or Service passports on official visits. These visas should be issued in accordance with the provisions of categories 1, 2 and 3 of the Visa Regulations.
e) Multiple Journey Visas
All persons who are nationals of countries which require visas for Kenya and who by nature of their business or circumstances require to make frequent visits to Kenya may be issued with Multiple Journey Visas for Kenya valid for up to twelve (12) months or part there of as the case may be.
f) Courtesy Visas
Courtesy (Transit and Ordinary ) Visas may be issued gratis in accordance with the Provisions of categories 1, 2 and 3 of the Visa Regulations, where the applicant is not entitled to a Diplomatic Visa, but where it is considered by the issuing officer to be desirable on the grounds of international courtesy.
A citizen of a foreign country, wishing to enter The Republic of Kenya, generally must first obtain an evisa via www.ecitizen.go.ke