866 United Nations Plaza, Room 304,New York, NY 10017Telephone: (212) 421-4741email: info@kenyaun.org
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Kenya Consulate in New York

The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Washington, D.C. wishes to announce the opening of the Consulate in New York.

866 UN Plaza Suite 4014
New York, NY 10017 U.S.A.
Tel: (212) 421 4741
Fax: (212) 486 1985

Consular Services

The Consulate General is open for full consular services (passports, visas, and immigration). Consular Service Fees

Visa Fees

  • Single entry Visa -$50.00
  • Multiple entry Visa - $100.00
  • Transit Visa $ 20.00
  • Administrative fee for referred visa -$10.00
  • Expedited visa service - $40
  • Courtesy Visa - Gratis

Turn around time: 7 Days

All holders of travel documents should apply for visas to Kenya ninety days prior to the intended date of travel.


  • Public Notice : Categories of Kenya passports
  • Issuance of new Kenya passports
  • Public Notice: Passport Update
  • Endorsement of Minor Children
  • Public Notice: Kenya Citizenship

Lost or Mutilated Passport

If you have had a passport for 10 years from the date of issue it cannot be renewed. You are required to apply for a new passport. You may apply for a new passport 6 months before expiry.

New Passport

Please note that it takes 6-8 weeks to get a new passport from the date the application is received in Nairobi. Kindly ensure that the application forms are properly signed and dated. As any incomplete application will not be processed. *No Expedited service available for new passports.

Visa Application

A visa is required prior to entry into Kenya. Visas are usually issued valid for six months from the date of issue. Visas are issued within 10 working days from date of application and 12-16 working days during the peak season of May - August. Applicants must allow for the ten days to elapse from the date the application was received at the Embassy before they can follow up on their individual cases.

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