Contact the Kenyan Embassy in Washington, D.C.

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How to Contact the Kenyan Embassy in Washington, D.C.?

The Kenyan Embassy in Washington, D.C. is the only one in the country, holding jurisdiction in all of the United States and Mexico. If you need in-person services, Kenya also has consulate locations in New York and Los Angeles.

What Can the Kenyan Embassy in Washington, D.C. do for U.S. Citizens?

The Kenyan Embassy can provide the following services to U.S. citizens:

  • Information on Kenyan trade, investment, tourism, history, education, and culture
  • Consular services including but not limited to
    • Passport renewal and applications
    • Visa services
    • Citizenship documentation
    • Birth, death, and marriage certificates
    • Assistance in the case of arrest or injury
  • Authentication and certification of documents

What are the Types of Kenyan Visas?

There are six classifications of Kenyan Visas offered by the government:

  1. Single Entry Visa: allows a single entry into Kenya for non-citizens for e purpose of business, tourism, or medical reasons
  2. Transit Visa: issued to those traveling through Kenya for 72 hours or less to reach an alternative destination (not required for connecting flights without leaving the airport)
  3. Multiple Entry Visa: allows non-citizen multiple entries into Kenya for business, tourism, or medical reasons
  4. 5-Year Multiple Entry Visa: a multiple entry visa valid for 5 years issued to USA nationals who must enter Kenya for business or tourism
  5. East African Tourist Visa: a joint tourist visa allowing the holder to travel within Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda for tourism
  6. Courtesy Visa: issued to holders of a Diplomatic, Official, and Service passport visiting Kenya on official business or duties and to regular passport holders at the discretion of the Director-General

How to Obtain a Kenyan Visa?

Kenyan Visas are only available for application online through eVisa. Generally, it takes 8 days for a visa to be processed and approved. It is highly recommended to apply for your entry visa in advance in case of complications that could slow processing. Depending on the type of visa, fees for your application may vary. Fees do not vary depending on your nationality

  • Single entry: $51
  • Transit: $21
  • Multiple Entry: $101
  • 5yr Multiple Entry: $201
  • East African Tourist: $101

How to Contact the Kenyan Embassy in Washington, D.C.?


2249 R St NW, Washington, DC 20008, United States

EmailFor consular services:

For general inquiries:

PhoneFor all inquiries: (+1) 202 387 6101
Fax(+1) 202 462 3829
Office HoursMonday - Friday

9:00am EST - 5:00pm EST

FacebookKenyan Embassy in Washington DC

Where is the Kenyan Embassy in Washington DC?

From Washington DC’s Union Station, take the following route:

  1. Take the red line from Union Station to Dupont Circle Metro Station
  2. Exit the metro station
  3. Turn to your left and walk seven minutes up Massachusetts Ave NW until you reach Sheridan Circle NW
  4. Walk right around the circle, taking a right turn on R Street NW
  5. The Kenyan Embassy will be directly in front of you, across the street

Special Announcements Regarding COVID-19

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Kenyan Embassy in Washington DC has suspended all in-person services until further notice. If you must travel to Kenya, the following protocols apply:

  • Passengers with a body temperature under 99.5 F, without a persistent cough, difficulty breathing, or flu-like symptoms, and with a negative PCR test within 96 hours of travel are exempt from quarantine

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