Application For ETA entry in Kenya


To boost tourism, the Kenyan Government sought to ease the tourist’s entry by replacing the VISA requirements with the Electronic Travel Authorization.

Note: The ETA is a single-entry authorization permit.

Here’s the step-by-step guideline that you or any other person including infants will be required to follow while planning to travel to Kenya, first visit then you will be required to submit the following information:

  • The passport must be valid for at least six (6) months prior to your planned arrival date in Kenya.
  • The passport should have at least one (1) blank page for customs endorsement upon entry.
  • A clear Selfie photo on a white background.
  • Valid personal contact information; phone number, Email address, Residence address.
  • The arrival and departure itinerary should be detailed in the application.
  • Hotel and accommodation confirmations should be attached to the application.
  • M-pesa, Credit cards, debit cards, Apple Pay, or other means of payment are accepted.

Health Requirements

Kenya has standard health protocols that should be adhered to before traveling, you should have proof of the following vaccinations:

  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate, depending on your country of origin.

In conclusion, the ETA is a step forward in promoting tourism and eases the burden of having to queue in embassies awaiting authorization. The process takes up to 3 working days for approval, you can check the status of your application from the official website.

Feel free to consult our Tour Consultants for any clarification or assistance with this new process.

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