How long does it take to get a visa to Kenya from USA

Kenya eVisa has been launched to make the process of getting a visa to Kenya easier and quicker. American citizens now can apply for a Kenya eVisa on the Kenya Immigration Services website and receive the result in a maximum of 03 business days. This way is more convenient because it eliminates the need to visit the Kenyan Embassy or Consulate to obtain a visa.

While applying for a Kenya eVisa from the USA, travelers have to choose the processing time of their visa application. Currently, Kenya Immigration Services provides customers with 03 options of processing time, including:

  • Normal: If US visa applicants choose this option, they can receive their visa within 03 business days.
  • Urgent: This choice is suitable for US nationals who want to obtain a Kenya visa faster. Within 24 hours, the visa is issued to US citizens.
  • Super Urgent: In case Americans need their Kenya e-visa as fast as possible, they are recommended to select this option. Their visa application is processed within just 05 business hours.

Once the visa is granted, it will be sent to the applicant's email address that is provided in the application form.