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Kenya visa eVisa

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#81 pomkiwi

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Posted 27 January 2017 - 06:56 PM

Off to Nairobi in 5 days (I may have mentioned this elsewhere  :) )  I applied for my e-visa a few weeks ago and had to re-enter payment details. Got receipt for payment the second time and visa itself the next day. All good. I was a little annoyed to see two fees debited from my credit card when I checked the next day but 3 days leter when I looked again there had been 3 applicaton fees taken and 2 refunds made!  Seems a little unreliable but it gets sorted in the end.

Will post if anything at the airport has changed from the experience of @offshorebirder in January.


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 09:44 PM

@pomkiwi - I was so glad to NOT have a Kenyan eVisa when I arrived at JKIA recently on January 14 - my friend and I went straight to an empty desk while dozens (maybe hundreds) of other passengers stewed in line.
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Posted 30 January 2017 - 12:34 AM

@offshorebirder oh good - sounds like I made the right call not to get an evisa this time either - we'll be there in a couple of weeks!


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Posted 30 January 2017 - 01:10 AM

@offshorebirder oh good - sounds like I made the right call not to get an evisa this time either - we'll be there in a couple of weeks!

 

For us it was the opposite. We rolled right in maybe taking 15 minutes. Its all luck of the draw.


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Posted 30 January 2017 - 07:21 AM

@offshorebirder - that's cheered me up  :rolleyes:  !!

 

(Still looking forward to my trip though :D )



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Posted 08 February 2017 - 03:34 AM

I have now got my evisa

 

the application process was smooth, with the payment going through the first time without a problem

 

the visa was granted the next day


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Posted 18 February 2017 - 09:12 AM

The Passport/Visa processing at NBO has now moved from the temporary garage location to the new terminal. 

 

Transiting through NBO to Rwanda we went through the old garage with similar questions as to the value of getting the e-visa.  We get it because it helps avoid filling out another form while waiting in line and then paying onsite.  From a time in line perspective there was very little difference.

Transiting back through NBO on our way home the new location functioned much as the old, temporary location.  The signage didn't change and the lines seemed to move about the same pace.  As before, when the restricted lines were empty they moved people to those stations.  The only difference we encountered was a medical pre-check where, for the first time transiting through NBO, we were asked to show our proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination. 


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