Do Nigerians need a visa to Kenya?

No matter why they are visiting Kenya or how long they want to stay, Nigerian citizens must have a valid visa in order to enter Kenya. Nigerian nationals are eligible to apply for a Kenya visa online which is a simple and time-saving process.

To make it simpler for all Nigerians to enter Kenya, the Kenyan Immigration Department introduced electronic visas in 2015 that can be obtained online. The online visa serves as a travel authorization that permits a 90-day stay in the country for Nigerian citizens. Holders of a Kenya electronic visa may utilize it for tourism or business purposes. There are 04 types of visas that are available to Nigerians categorized by the purposes of their trips.

  • Kenya Tourist eVisa: A single entry into the country and a stay of up to 90 days are allowed to Nigerian nationals with this type of visa.
  • Kenya Transit eVisa enables Nigerian travelers to stop by Kenya en route to other destinations and have a short trip of fewer than 03 days.
  • Kenya Business eVisa: This visa is issued for Nigerian travelers who plan to attend business conferences, meetings, and other similar events held in Kenya.
  • East Africa eVisa is a multiple-entry visa issued for trips to three East African countries: Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya, with Kenya being the first stop. It allows multiple entries into these 03 countries, with a duration of stay up to 90 days in total.

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