Visa

KENYA

All visitors are required to carry a passport that is valid for six months beyond the intended length of stay.
There should be sufficient blank pages for entry stamps upon arrival. You will obtain your Tourist visa on arrival of one of the airports (Nairobi or Mombasa) with minimum formalities:
Simply a filled visa application form and US$ 50. No picture is required. Visas are valid for three months.
OR
Get your Kenyan e-visa prior to your arrival online: www.ecitizen.go.ke

 

TANZANIA

All visitors are required to carry a passport that is valid for six months beyond the intended length of stay. There should be sufficient blank pages for entry stamps upon arrival.
You will obtain your Tourist visa on arrival of one of the international airports (Kilimanjaro, Dar Es Salaam or Zanzibar) or on the main land borders (Namanga, Taveta, Isbania) with minimum formalities:
Simply a filled visa application form and US$50. No picture is required. Visas are valid for three months. Please note that Yellow fewer vaccination certificate is required to enter Tanzania & Zanzibar.

 

RWANDA

Visas are required by everyone except nationals of:

  • USA,
  • Germany,
  • Canada,
  • Tanzania,
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),
  • Uganda,
  • Mauritius,
  • South Africa,
  • Kenya,
  • Great Britain,
  • Sweden,
  • Singapore,
  • Hong Kong and
  • Burundi.

 

Tourist visas are valid for three months and cost US$60. Visas must be pre-applied thru the government web site www.migration.gov.rw.
You have to get an approval from the web site and bring the copy with you when arriving to Rwanda! You will be issued the actual visa upon arrival when showing the approval and paying US$60 at the border immigration office.

 

PLEASE BRING A COPY OF THE VISA APPROVAL  YOU GET (Normally received in 3-5 days) WITH YOU WHEN TRAVELING TO RWANDA – THE APPROVAL WILL BE SENT TO THE E-MAIL ADRESS YOU SPECIFY WHEN APPLYING.

 

Based on presenting a copy of this “Visa approval” to the immigration officials upon arrival you then pay for your visa.
Currently (January 2012) the cost for a 2 week tourist visa is 60 US$ in NEW cash US$  notes - the cash has to be from the year 2006 or newer.

 

When filling in the application online please also be aware that where they ask for an “invitation letter” this should normally not be needed when you on the same application click that you are visiting Rwanda as a “tourist”.


If you get a reply whereby you are still asked for an invitation letter from your tour operator please let us know & we will send you one.

 

UGANDA

All visa prone nationalities must obtain Uganda visas to facilitate their entry into the country.
Uganda visas may be obtained at Uganda missions abroad or on arrival at the country’s ports of entry.

 

Visa fees
Single entry: U$ 50 per individual
Multiple entry visa 6-12 months U$ 100
Multiple entry visa 24 months U$ 150
Multiple entry visa 36 months U$ 200

 

Visa Exemptions

Countries that do not pay for Uganda visas
COMESA (Angola,Eritrea, Malawi, Madagascar, Seychelles,Swaziland, Zambia, Comoros, Kenya, Mauritius, Zimbabwe)
EAC (Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi)
OTHERS (Antigua, Barbados, Fiji, Grenada, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, The Grenadines, Vanuatu, Cyprus, Bahamas, Belize, Gambia, Jamaica,
Malta, Singapore, St. Vincent-Tonga.

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