Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Kenya Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Personal Statement

    This must be provided as a letter written by the applicant. This letter must:

    • State the purpose of the trip
    • State the duration of the stay
    • Be signed by the applicant

  4. Letter of Invitation

    An original letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed in the original 
    • Include the full address and contact details of the host
    This must be provided along with a copy of the host's passport. If the host is not a Kenyan national they must additionally provide a copy of their residency permit.

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as:

    • A copy of the hotel reservation   
    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  6. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

    • Be completed in block capitals only
    • Be completed in blue/black ink only

  7. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Confirmation included in this kit.

  8. Traveller Registration (Highly Recommended)

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Kenya Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Personal Statement

    This must be provided as a letter written by the applicant. This letter must:

    • State the purpose of the trip
    • State the duration of the stay
    • Be signed by the applicant

  4. Letter of Invitation

    An original letter of invitation from the applicant's host. This letter must:

    • Include the full name, address and contact details of the host
    • Specify the purpose and duration of stay
    • Be signed by the applicant's host
    This must be provided along with a copy of the host's passport. If the host is not a Kenyan national they must additionally provide a copy of their residency permit.

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as:

    • A copy of the hotel reservation   
    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  6. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

    • Be completed in block capitals only
    • Be completed in blue/black ink only

  7. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Confirmation included in this kit.

  8. Children Under the Age of 18

    Applicants under the age of 18 must provide a consent letter from both parents authorising the trip and stay in Kenya 

  9. Traveller Registration (Highly Recommended)

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