How soon do you need your Kenya Official or Diplomatic Visa for U.S. Citizens?
As an ongoing consequence of the global pandemic actual visa processing is typically taking longer than the usual times published here even in some instances where there is an option for the payment of higher consular fees for expedited processing. If you have a particularly tight departure please send us a note at inquiry@travedocs.com at the time you create your order to confirm it can reasonably be fulfilled in the current environment otherwise please just be aware of the possibility of delayed processing.

If you cancel your order after we have submitted your documents to a Consulate for processing there will be a $35.00 cancellation fee and your consular fees may not be refundable. Please do NOT contact consulates directly for status or with instructions once your documents have been submitted unless they contact you as this can cause processing to be delayed or declined.

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Document Requirements

These requirements are applicable for US Citizens applying for a Kenya Official or Diplomatic visa in Washington DC

Diplomatic or Official US Passports

The Kenyan government has introduced a new e Visa option for holders of Diplomatic or Official US passports.
Officially referred to as a Courtesy Visa, it will be issued to Diplomatic and Official passport holders traveling to Kenya on official duties, or transiting through Kenya to a third country for official business or duties.

Kenya allows you to choose between this traditional stamped visa option or the new e Visa for Diplomatic and Official US Government travel to Kenya. 

Please send TDS your current valid and signed passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least one blank visa page. If your passport expires within 6 months, you must renew your passport and then we will secure your visa with the new passport.

 

Please send 2 recent professional passport-type photographs.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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Letter from sending department or agency, confirming the purpose of travel and dates of the intended visit.

 

 

Please Send One Completed and Signed Application Form.

 

Shipping Instructions

Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation for a Kenya Official or Diplomatic visa for US Citizens and all required documents to:

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
1625 K St. NW
#750
Washington, DC 20006

Local Phone Number: 202-638-3800

Urgent applications for a Kenya Official or Diplomatic visa should be shipped to TDS using only the FedEx Company.

Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. Do NOT ship "First Overnight." This will delay the delivery of your package.

Once your order is complete, your Passport with the visa sticker/stamp will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.

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Continental USA Only Price
Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $36.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $39.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
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