Consulate General of Kenya in New York

The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Washington, D.C. wishes to announce the opening of the Consulate in New York. The office is now operational and can be reached at:

866 UN Plaza Suite 4016
New York, NY 10017 U.S.A.

Tel: (212) 421 4741
Fax: (212) 486 1985


The Consulate General is open for full consular services (passports, visas, and immigration).


1. Form V

2. Valid Passport – to be submitted with the application

3. Completed (filled in) application form (in duplicate in case of multiple                    journey visas)

4. Copy of Round Trip Ticket or copy of Itinerary

5. Two passport size pictures (full face showing both ears)

6. Visa Fee of $50.00 for Single Entry (Tourist/Business), or $100.00 for Multiple Entry (Business) or $20.00 for Transit Visa payable in Cashiers Check or Money Order ONLY

(Cash and Personal Checks are not acceptable)

7. A self addressed stamped envelope for the return of your passport (s).

The envelope should have enough postage for: Express Mail, Certified Mail or Priority Mail with delivery confirmation.

Or you can personally apply and collect it on the same day.



Click here to download a Visa application form.



  • Visas are usually issued valid for six months from the date of issue.

  • A visa is required prior to entry into Kenya.

  • Visas are issued within 7-10 working days from date of application and 10-14 working days during the peak Season.

  • Multiple journey visas are normally issued for a period of Six or Twelve months.


A) Immunization against yellow fever and cholera are recommended.

 B) Anti- Malaria Pills should be taken particularly if visitors will be traveling to the Western and Coastal regions of Kenya 

C) License for pets is required


Monday – Friday 9:30AM – 1:00PM