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Entry Visa and Exit Tax

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Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Can anyone confirm the exact amount we will have to pay in $ for entry visa ad exit tax. Thank you.

Mtwapa, Kenya
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1. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Hi,

Visa is $50 per person, but you can pay in sterling, £30

Departure Tax is usually included in your plane ticket, but if you are going with Thomson / First Choice they pass it on so you need to pay it yourself. Until 1 July the cost is $20 or its equivalent in sterling or Kenyan shillings, people recently reported paying £15 or £16 or 2,100/-. It doubles in price from 1 July so will be $40 or (presumably) £30 or 4,200/-

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2. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Thank you very much for your response. Just another quick question, why does the exit tax double in July?

Mtwapa, Kenya
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4. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Hi, can you tell me if these prices still hold for late 2013 early 2014? I know it is quite a way off, so probably a silly question.... Any ideas?

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5. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Sorry - no idea!! By then we should have a new Government who could change anything....

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6. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

The prices should remain the same but who knows with Kenya!! Re-post your question nearer the time and you should have a more up to date answer.

Min x

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7. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Hi me and the wife r coming 2 Kenya in June can u defo pay visa and departure tax in £ sterling. Many thanks

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8. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

You can pay for the visa in £s, €s, $s or Swiss Francs. Apart from once when I wanted to off load some left over dollars I have always paid in £s.

I have never paid the departure tax as I have never flown with Thomson but many posters have reported paying it in £s or left over Shillings.

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9. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Thanks 4 your help

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10. Re: Entry Visa and Exit Tax

Hi can you apply for your entry visa before you go or is it best to pay in £ once there.

Thanks