Consular Section
Downloadable Application Forms
(Please read the Notice below before downloading these forms)

* Application Form for a Visa [FORM V.1]
* Application for a New Passport [FORM PP1]
* Application for Passport for a Child Under 16yrs [FORM PP2]
* Application for Renewal of Passport after 5yrs, APPLY FOR A NEW PASSPORT [FORM PP1]
* Application for registration of death of a citizen of Kenya occurring abroad [FORM BDA 2]
* Application for registration of birth of a citizen of Kenya occurring abroad [FORM BDA 1]
* Application for visitor's in-transit / prohibited immigrant's / special pass [FORM 10]
* Application for a Certificate of No Impendiment to Marriage


  • South African Passport Holders do not require visa into Kenya for period less than one month (30 days)
  • Passport Holders of the following countries ALSO DO NOT REQUIRE visa into Kenya: Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cyprus, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Jamaica, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Samozo, San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tobago, Tonga, Trinidad, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Passport holders of the following countries AND ALL stateless persons i.e. persons holding travel documents issued by either the Department of Home Affairs of the Republic of South Africa or the United Nations require referral visas: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Mali, North Korea, Senegal, Somalia, Syria, Tajikistan
  • Referral and Multiple entry visa are processed from Nairobi and it takes approximately 6 weeks.
  • Nationals of countries not listed in either of the two categories require a visa which takes 24hrs to process (or can be obtained on arrival at the point of entry at a cost of US $25 (twenty five US Dollars only).


Payment Methods

  1. Bank Guaranteed Cheques (to the Kenya High Commission) OR
  2. Postal Order (to the Kenya High Commission). Postal orders can be obtained from any Post Office


You are required to provide TWO (2) sets of duly filled application forms
FOUR (4) passport size photographs
This is applicable to ALL CONSULAR Services
Referral Visa Applications.