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Kenya Visa's

Hi,

Does anyone know how to get a visa online?

Preferably with Thomas Cook?

They said it should be about £30 but I can only find it for £60odd. I dont wanna queue after a long flight and a lot of travelling!

Thanks.

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11. Re: Kenya Visa's

Good to hear that the old form is still being accepted.

What do people think about the *revised Kenya High Commission website* (which is where the new form lives)?

http://kenyahighcom.org.uk/

Richard

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That is really interesting Richard, I will fill out both! I presume question 2D relates to one's husband/wife and not our parents! Must have a look at the new embassy site but thanks for the info

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13. Re: Kenya Visa's

The 'new' form - Form 22 has been around a while it seems see this thread form around 6 months ago

tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g294206-i9216-k6…

It does seem to be that they are synchronising themselves, the Immigration Dept's website now carries only Form 22 the same as the High Commission's

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hi I am confused also, I am traveling to mombasa via nairobi on the V1 form it says to tick one box only for a single entry visa or transit visa ? do I need a transit visa for my connecting flight ? therefore do I need to fill out 2 forms ? I am not stopping in nairobi just changing flights .

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15. Re: Kenya Visa's

Jayne,

You enter the country at Nairobi. That is where you get your visa. You do not need anything for travelling from Nairobi to Mombasa as that is a domestic flight, like flying from London to Manchester.

You need a single trip visa. A transit visa is for someone staying overnight between international flights or passing through the country en route to another country

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We're off to Kenya (from UK) in 2 weeks then onwards to Tanzania, just to clarify we will be as well get visa upon arrival and then again crossing over into Tanzania. I read the cost at border is 50USD is this the same on arrival in Kenya also do we needs passport photo's for each. First time there so clarification appreciated.

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Hi,

For Kenya the cost is $50, 40€ or £30 (but they won't accept Scottish notes) and you don't need passport photos they normally photograph you electronically. They've changed the temporary (post-fire) procedures and moved from the tents they were using when I came through a few weeks ago, so don't know if they have the cameras set up, but it makes no difference, you don't need photos.

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Cheers for the frrdback, I have been advised to take USD as we will be spending 7 out of the 10 days on Safari, and they will take them in Kenya and Tanzania, so won't be a problem with currency.

Appreciated

Brian

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19. Re: Kenya Visa's

Is it the same for Canadian citizens? We have to get the visa upon arrival to Nairobi?

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Brian,

As you are from the UK there's no point buying dollars for use in Kenya, change some pounds (again not Scottish) at a forex when you get here or just use your debit card in an ATM to withdraw shillings. You'll need shillings for day to day expenses, drinks, shops, tips, etc. If you use dollars you get hit twice buying them and using them, and if you tip anyone in dollars (apart from the guides / drivers who have access to forexs) the staff have difficulty changing them into shillings. If you get stuck, anywhere in Kenya that will accept dollars will also accept pounds but neither will be at a favourable rate.

Can't speak for Tanzania but I guess it may be different as it is a closed currency, you can't bring it out of the country so people don't want to be stuck changing it back as they leave so I suspect more people might use dollars there

3TOGIRLS,

yes citizens of most countries can get a visa on arrival