The Kenyan High Commission has announced that citizens of South Africa visiting Kenya will need a visa starting July 1, 2014. Ordinary visa applicants traveling to or transiting through Kenya will be required to pay a service charge of SAR 750 ($70).
All applicants will be required to produce the following documents:
1. Return Air Ticket
2. Invitation letter from the host in the Republic of Kenya
3. Letter from employer/institution/college/school
4. Proof of funds (bank statement)
5. Applicants must appear in person for Biometrics
6. Two Passport Photographs
The processing period for the visas is strictly five working days.
Holders of official or diplomatic passports traveling on Government business are not affected by these changes and will continue to get visitor’s passes on arrival at the ports of entry.