Work Permits and Visas

The Directorate of Immigration and Registration of person is responsible for the issuance of the following:

  • Visas
  • Foreign national (Alien) registration certificates.
  • Permits and passes.
  • Foreign national registrationAll foreigners who have been residing in Kenya for a continuous period of at least 3 months are required to be registered and issued with an alien card. The alien card serves as an identification document during their stay in the country.
  • Register as a foreign national
  • Entry visasSingle entry visa allows one to enter Kenya once for sightseeing and short term business purposes. The visa is valid for three months and allows a re-entry to Kenya from Tanzania and Uganda
  • Obtain a single entry visa