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Kenya Visa

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Kenya Visa

How to Get Kenya Visa?

Does Kenya require a visa?

Citizens of the Republic of Turkey with ordinary (burgundy) passports who will travel to Kenya are required to apply for a visa before their travel.

Holders of Special (Green), Service (Gray) and Diplomatic (Black) passports are exempt from visa for their travels to Kenya for tourism and job interviews, provided that they do not exceed 90 days within 180 days. Before applying for a Kenyan visa, your passport must be valid for 6 months from the end of your planned trip.

You can send your visa documents required for application to us by cargo or by visiting our office in person. Our professional visa consultants carry out your Kenya visa application safely; Your visa is delivered to you by cargo or courier.

Where to Get Kenya Visa?

Turkish citizens with a burgundy (ordinary) passport who will travel to Kenya are required to obtain a Kenyan visa before their trip.


How to Get Kenya Visa?

People who will travel to Kenya must first determine the type of visa appropriate for the purpose of their trip, fill out the visa application form and prepare the documents completely and correctly.


Kenya Visa Required Documents / Kenya Visa Required Documents




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• Stamped on company letterhead and signed by the authorized signatory  visa request petition addressed to the consulate general

• 2 Application Forms to be filled

• Passport valid for at least 6 months (not older than the last 10 years and your old passports)

• 2 photographs with a white background

• If it is a fair, entrance card or documents related to participation

• Photocopy of the company's signature circular

• Activity certificate and Chamber Registry certificate

• Tax Certificate Photocopy

• Photocopy of the Trade Registry Gazette

• Photocopy of identify card

• Flight and Hotel Reservations

•CAUTION Do not forget to get a yellow fever vaccination before you go. You will be asked for a vaccination card at the border.

How Many Days to Get Kenya Visa? Kenya Visa Processing Time

Correct and complete Kenya visa applications are concluded within 2-3 business days. Our company, which is accredited for Kenyan visa, can finalize the visa applications of its customers within the same day as a result of the good relations it has developed with the Kenyan Embassy in Ankara.


Kenya Visa Types

Kenya, besides its many features, is a country that has become the focus of intense interest for safari tours. For this reason, there is a tourist visa application at the Kenyan Embassy in Ankara.

Kenya Tourist visa is the most frequently applied visa type. If the visa documents required for the tourist visa are submitted completely at the time of application, the Kenya Tourist visa can be issued with a 30-day stay and a single entry within 90 days.

Businessmen who want to conduct business negotiations and new market research in Kenya, if they want to stay longer than 30 days, must apply for a Kenya Business visa.

The Kenyan Embassy does not issue visas without obtaining an inquiry approval from the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Approval time from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya averages 15 days. For this reason, it is important for Kenyan business visa applicants to start their procedures at least 25 days before their travel.

Kenya Business visa gives the right to stay for 90 days within a maximum of 180 days. Persons wishing to stay in Kenya for more than 90 days are required to apply to local authorities to extend their visa stay, along with documents proving the reasons for the visa extension.

Persons who want to apply for a Kenya Visit Visa can apply with the invitations sent by Kenyan citizens.

For Kenya visit visa applications, the passport image of the Kenyan citizen who sent the invitation should also be attached to the visa file. In some cases, the Kenyan Embassy may additionally request a rental contract, electricity and water bills from the inviting Kenyan citizen.


Kenya Visa Fee

Kenya visa fee; It varies according to the purpose of the trip to the country, the number of entries and the length of stay in the country.

Kenya visa fees vary according to the types of visa - touristic single-entry and commercial multiple-entry. Kenya visa fees must be deposited in US Dollars to the relevant embassy bank account.

The name and surname of the applicant must be stated in the explanation part of the visa fee paid. An original copy of the payment receipts must be submitted to the consular unit at the time of application.

Receipts of applications rejected due to missing documents can also be used for another applicant within the same year.

Kenya visa fees, which may result in negative results, are not refunded in any way. Persons who will apply for a Kenya visa are deemed to have accepted this rule before their application.


East Africa Visa

Kenya Embassy in Ankara is authorized to issue East Africa visa.

The East African visa is a type of visa with Schengen logic. People who will travel with this visa obtained from the Kenyan Embassy have the right to enter and exit the countries of Kenya-Rwanda-Uganda.

For East Africa visa, accommodation and flight documents of the three countries to be traveled must be submitted at the time of application.

The East African visa is approved by the Kenyan Embassy as a 90-day single-entry or multiple-entry visa, if deemed appropriate.

The Kenyan Embassy has the authority to finalize visa procedures for East African visas only for citizens of the Republic of Turkey, within 2-3 working days without obtaining approval from any higher institution.

In East Africa visa applications of foreign nationals who have the right to reside in Turkey with a residence permit, it is not sufficient for the Kenyan Embassy to approve their visas. Visa approvals of these people can be given according to the response to be received from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya within an average of 10-15 days due to the security investigation.

For this reason, foreign nationals who want to apply for an East African visa and have a residence permit in Turkey must apply for a visa at least 30 days before their travel.



officially the Republic of Kenya,  Africa  It is a country located in the eastern part of the continent. The country's border neighbors (clockwise from the north)  Ethiopia ,  somalia ,  Tanzania , part  Lake Victoria  including with  Uganda  and  South Sudan  forms. In addition, in the southeast of the country  Indian Ocean  is located. capital of the country  It is Nairobi .

country name

country name  It comes from Mount Kenya. The word Kere-Nyaga, which comes from the Kikuyu language, one of the Bantu languages, approximately means white mountain. This name, which was previously given to Mount Kenya, was later used for the whole country.



While 867 km of the country's 3,457 km border is with Ethiopia, 684 km with Somalia, 775 km with Tanzania, 814 km with Uganda and 317 km with South Sudan, the country also has a 536 km border in the Indian Ocean. There is a coastline.

The so-called Rift Valley (Turkish:Çatlak Vadisi) in the central regions of the country and  There are deep valleys that are part of the Great Rift Valley. highest point in the country  At an altitude of 5,199 meters, which forms the summit of Mount Kenya.  batian  forms. The lowest point of the country is the coastline of the Indian Ocean, which has a coast at zero and southeast. There are bays and lagoons in the coastal parts of the country. Coral reefs can be observed in the southern parts of the coast. In the inner parts of the country, hills and plateaus can be observed when moving to the west. [5]



The climate of the country is generally divided into two parts. Heavy rain transitions can be observed in the months of April-June and October-November in Kenya's highlands exceeding 1,800 m. The said precipitation generally falls in the afternoon, evening and night periods of the day, and the nights can be quite cool. The coldest periods in these regions are July and August, when the lowest daily temperatures of 10 °C are felt. The hottest days are experienced in January and February, and the highest temperature values of 25 to 26 °C can be measured in these months. In Nairobi, the capital of the country, the temperature values are between 11 and 21 °C in July, and temperatures between 13 and 26 °C can be experienced in February. The average annual precipitation in the capital is 958 mm. On the shores of Lake Victoria, where the country is a part of, temperatures can be measured higher and more heavy rains can be experienced in the same way.

On the coastline of the country, temperatures can be measured between 22 and 32 °C, and 75% humidity can be felt. In these regions, the rainy season is experienced in April and June, and January and February are the dry periods. The hottest periods in the coastal areas are experienced in January-May and October-December.


According to the last official census results in 2009, a population of 38,610,097 was determined in Kenya. This is currently the last official census, and according to the 2018 estimated census results, it is estimated that there are 48,397,527 inhabitants in the country.

Kenya has a young population, with 58.64% of the population aged 0-24, according to 2018 estimates. Only 3.08% of the country is 65 years or older. [4]

0-14 years: 39.03% (male 9,474,968/female 9,416,609)
Ages 15-24: 19.61% (male 4,737,647/female 4,752,896)
25-54 years: 34.27% (male 8,393,673/female 8,193,800)
55-64 years: 4.00% (male 894,371/female 1,040,883)
Age 65 and over: 3.08% (male 640.005/female 852.675)

The rate of people living in the city is 27.5% according to 2019 data, and the annual population increase rate is 1.57% according to 2018 estimation data. [4]


82.5% of the population across the country  Christian  belongs to his religion. Among this rate, the rate of Christians belonging to the Catholic sect is 23.3%, the rate of the members of the Protestant sect is 47.4%, and the rate of the members of other Christian sects is 11.8%.  Islam  It is the second most common religion in the country and 11.1% of the population lives according to the Islamic faith. Apart from these two religions, there is a small group that declares that they do not belong to any religion other than the existence of local religions and believers of other religions according to 2009 data.



As a result of the constitution adopted in 1992, the Swahili language became the country's  It has been the other official language besides English. Members elected to the assembly are required to prove knowledge of the Swahili language, however, all decisions in the assembly are published in English. It is possible to communicate in Swahili in the lower wings of the courts, together with public institutions and organizations, however, all court decisions and petitions of public institutions and organizations must be in English. The Swahili language is recognized as the national language as well as the official language in the country.

Apart from these two languages, among ethnic groups  Kikuyuca ,  Kambaca ,  Luhyaca ,  louca ,  Kalenjin  and  Turkish  Other languages are also spoken in the country.

social status



The proportion of the population that can access clean water resources in the country is high compared to the general African average, and according to the 2015 estimation data, 63.2% of the population can obtain water from clean sources. In addition, in the country where only 30.1% of the population can benefit from fully equipped health services, 69.9% of the population can receive health services under primitive conditions. within the country  diarrhea ,  hepatitis ,  typhoid ,  malaria  , fever  and  rabies [4]  It is among the most common diseases.  Contrary to the African continent in general, AIDS is seen at a low rate and this rate is 5.3% according to 2014 data.



According to 2015 data, the rate of literacy among the population aged 15 and over in Kenya is 78%. While this rate is 81.1% for men, it is 74.9% for women. 8+4+4 model is applied in the education system in the country. Accordingly, after eight years of primary education, four years of high school education and four years of higher education are taken. Although primary education is compulsory for eight years in Kenya, the time for girls and boys to go to school is usually eleven years, above this period. [4]

Until 2003 in Kenya, school expenses, especially in primary schools, were carried out with the joint contribution of parents, based on the slogan of Harambee (Turkish: Let's work together), which is also the motto of the country. The government that came to power on this date, because it was one of the election promises, removed the contribution fee in primary schools and made it free of charge. With this decision, families with insufficient financial means also had the opportunity to send their children to school.

It currently has seven public universities in Kenya. In addition to universities, many colleges also provide private education in the country. While scholarships are given to state universities to students who are successful throughout the country, less successful students who cannot enter this group may have to go to paid private schools.


of the African continent  Like the areas south of the Sahara Desert , the eastern coast of the continent meant nothing to many western historians. German philosopher of disregard for Africa common among Western historians  Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel  In the 18th century, he summarized Africa with the words that it was not seen as a historical part of the world and did not show any movement or development in this sense. There was no change in this thought among historians until the beginning of the 20th century.

Contrary to these thoughts, the coastal regions of Kenya were especially  Arabic  and  Islam  With the world's manifestation in writing, culture and language, the historical events unique to this region of the continent have been made to be explained for the entire eastern coast of the continent. In this process, especially in the 1900s, many European historians were initially only interested in Portugal.  They documented the events that took place on the coasts of Kenya, including the expeditions in the Indian Ocean and the travels of the Arab sultans, and in this way, historical events were recorded for the first time for these regions.


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In the country, where there are many dinosaur and crocodile fossils from the prehistoric period, the oldest fossil remains belong to 200 million years ago. The oldest human fossils have been found around Lake Turkana in Kenya. These findings suggest that there has been a life in the regions where Kenya is established for a very long time.  Australopithecus anamensis  and  Kenyanthropus  four to three million years ago  hominin  fossils  discovery in the region strengthened these thoughts. [11th]


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B.C. In the 2000s, communities that migrated from North Africa, presumably from Ethiopia, settled in Kenya and were engaged in animal husbandry. In the 1st century AD, Arab traders made commercial visits to the Kenyan coast, and in the 8th century AD, Arab and Persian settlements on the Kenyan coast gradually increased.

In the 10th century AD, they make up three-quarters of Kenya's population today.  Nilotic  and  Bantu  communities migrated to Kenya, in this process many  Arabic  containing words  Swahili  language emerged and started to be used among communities. During this period, many Arab and Roman merchants came to the coasts of Kenya and engaged in commercial activities. Although there is no exact information about how far the merchants entered Kenya's interior during these arrivals and departures, although their locations do not match exactly on the maps of the ancient and medieval periods, the snow-covered mountains and lakes depicted in the interior have been found in the consciousness of their existence.

During this period, the religion of Islam spread in the region, and the coastal part enabled the formation of the Swahili community, a multicultural and multi-ethnic community.

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