To enable us serve you better, It is imperative that you book an appointment when submitting your applications for all Consular Services
Visa applications without complete requirements will not be processed. Please ensure all the requirements are met.
All the submitted documents should be forwarded in triplicate copies.
The applications are usually forwarded to Immigration Headquarters, Nairobi for processing which takes 6-8 weeks.
All applications letters should be addressed to:
The High Commissioner,
Kenya High Commission,
45 Portland Place
London, W1B 1AS
Attn: Consular & Visa Section
Visa Requirements for Applying in Person at the High Commission
Duly filled application form (Click to Download)
Clear passport size photographs.
Clear of Passport/Travel document (Bio-data page) which must be valid for at least six months on proposed date of entry. (original)
A letter from the applicant addressed to the High Commissioner requesting for the visa.
Introduction letter from Employer where applicable.
Clear copy of resident/ work permits.
Invitation letter from host in Kenya explaining relationship between host and applicant and signed by the host (invitations by email which are usually not signed are unacceptable).
Host’s copy of ID or Passport if visiting an individual. If host is non-Kenyan copy of their resident permit will also be required. Details of the host should be clearly stated both in the invitation letter and form 22, such as Names, Postal address including postal code, Residential/Physical address, Telephone/cell phone numbers and E-mail address.
Non-refundable fee of £5