Entrance Visa

Eta, how to apply for the new visa for Kenya

Info, links and procedures reported here

22-02-2024 by redazione

As of 1 January 2024, the website for electronic travel authorisation to enter Kenya, www.etakenya.go.ke, is...

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VISA

How to invite a kenyan in Italy

Information about visas for our country

21-02-2024 by redazione

"I would like to invite a Kenyan citizen to Italy, how do I do it?"
Many times...

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VISAS

Official: only with ETA can you enter Kenya

Online visa only valid for those who have already done so

08-01-2024 by redazione

It's official: Kenya no longer requires an entry visa online, which is no longer possible to do, and has...

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VISAS

Here is who will not have to make or pay the ETA

Exempted traveller categories announced

06-01-2024 by redazione

In a communiqué issued by the National Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), the categories exempt...

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TRAVEL VISA

Travel authorisation and visa, how entry to Kenya will change

Updates and explanations on ETA and extensions

03-01-2024 by redazione

As we have reported extensively, it is about to come into effect, in the next few days in...

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CHANGING OF RULES

ETA to enter in Kenya is now online

Info and how to apply for the new authorization

22-12-2023 by redazione

The website for electronic travel authorization to enter Kenya, ETA Kenya, which will replace the...

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VISA FREE

From Evisa to ETA, how entry into Kenya changes

Day-to-day updates and information

14-12-2023 by Freddie del Curatolo

The announcement two days ago by Kenya's President William Ruto, regarding the...

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SERVICES

Kenyan government confirms: 'visa and permit increases from January'

The Home Affairs Minister's communiqué

06-12-2023 by redazione

The Kenyan government has confirmed that it is its intention to apply a series of increases to all...

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TO ENTER IN KENYA

VIsto Online for Kenya: what you need

The info to proceed on the only official site

02-10-2023 by redazione

Entering Kenya as a tourist. It takes some patience, but it is not difficult, just a child of telematic times to which even...

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NEW RULES

How to pay online for safaris in kenya

Step-by-step info from ecitizen to KWS

28-08-2023 by redazione

Here is the information needed to pay for admission to the parks through August...

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E-VISA

Visa or no visa? What is needed for Kenya

Emergency over, return to online procedure

11-08-2023 by redazione

After the inconvenience of the blocking of online visas to enter and stay in Kenya, due as we had announced...

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Problems with e-visa for Kenya: info and tips

Vademecum for departing tourists

07-07-2023 by redazione

There have been an increasing number of reports for the past few months of travelers who are...

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New Kenyan passport hotline

Option for those in urgent need of the document

26-05-2023 by redazione

Good news for Kenyan citizens who need to make or renew their passport and urgently...

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VISTI

Visa renewal: how to avoid problems

This is why Italians are stopped at the exit

20-03-2023 by redazione

As many of you will have come to appreciate over the years (and we will soon be 15...) Malindikenya.net is...

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E-VISA

Online tourist visa for Kenya: things to know

Answers to readers' most frequently asked questions

12-11-2022 by redazione

With November begins the migration period, among which the migration of Italian tourists to...

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Kenya residency for italians: rules and rights

How to afford taxes and health, waiting for bilateral agreements

23-08-2022 by redazione

Whoever decides to move to Kenya can do so as a tourist, but in this case must leave the...

RULES

Drones in Kenya: rules, licences and prices

Import and use of the remote video system

11-05-2022 by redazione

Among the many precautions and things to know before facing a vacation or a period of stay in Kenya, there...

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REFERENDUM

Kenya residents, how to verify contacts to vote

Infos from Italian Embassy in Nairobi ahead of referendum

28-04-2022 by redazione

On June 12, 2022 the Italians will vote on five popular referendums that particularly...

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INFOS

To be Kenyan residents: how to relate with Italy

Taxes and health for italians willing to come to Kenya

19-04-2022 by redazione

The desire to think about a permanent move to Kenya is back.
First the pandemic, then...

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VISTI

Kenya Tourist Visa extension it's only online

Apply at no cost, here how to do it

03-03-2022 by redazione

Since the period of pandemic restrictions, with the reopening of tourism from Italy to Kenya, some of...

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RULES

Kenyans still barred from 40 countries

Rules for kenyan citizens to enter in Italy in 2022

07-01-2022 by redazione

There are still forty nations that do not accept Kenyan citizens on their territory, three more than...

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INFO

Keny evisa problems from Italy: how to solve them

Visualize and credit card payement, what happens

13-11-2021 by redazione

There have been an increasing number of reports, for the past month, of travelers who are unable to...

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To live in Malindi and Watamu

Infos for people who wants to live here

15-10-2021 by redazione

Malindi, Watamu and the northern coast of Kenya are very different paradises from...

INFO

Back to Italy: you need Passenger Locator Form

What is and how to fill this form before arrival

02-09-2021 by redazione

As of last 24 May 2021, pursuant to Article 3 of the Ordinance of 14 May 2021, anyone entering Italy...

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PERMITS

How to stay in Kenya as a retiree

Info on K permit and other solutions

22-07-2021 by redazione

Is it possible to stay in Kenya for the whole year, or even just one day more than the three months provided...

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INFO

No entry in Kenya for tourists without evisa

No boarding from Italy without a receipt

03-01-2021 by redazione

With the start of the new year, Kenya has entered a new era in terms of entry ...

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INFO

Evisa Kenya: how to make it

Informations and news to enter in Kenya

30-12-2020 by redazione

As we announced previously, from 1 January 2020, tourists will only be allowed to enter Kenya if they...

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ADVICES

From 1st january 2021 only e-visa to enter in Kenya

MANDATORY FOR TOURISTS BEFORE BOARDING

30-12-2020 by redazione

It's official, from 1 January 2021 only the online visa will be valid to enter in...

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VISTI

OFFICIAL: how to extend Kenya visa

Online service is now on, but better do it at DfI

15-04-2020 by redazione

The Kenya Immigration Office has decided to facilitate foreign citizens who are expiring any visa or permit and...

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KENYAN VISA

Kenya Visa, the paper one still valid

Here you find the form to download

04-12-2019 by redazione

Also for this new tourist season, and it is assumed for the whole of 2020, foreign...

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E-VISA

Evisa Kenya: beware of scams!

Read here how to avoid fake sites

21-10-2019 by redazione

Anyone preparing to travel to Kenya already knows or is informed that to enter the country must be in...

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VISA

Mandatory documents to get in Kenya

Tickets, visas and other requests

28-03-2019 by redazione

To enter Kenya you must have a passport with a residual validity of at least six ...

RESIDENTS

Pensions from Italy to Kenya: the rules

No bilateral agreement, still double taxation

21-02-2019 by Consolato Malindi

For the payment of pensions (over 411,000) to eligible residents abroad (in 131 countries), the Social Security uses a contractor bank of a tender which is renewed every three years. The bank in charge of the service work itself through corresponding banks in different areas.
Pensions are paid to residents abroad every month. The amount of pensions lower than a limit set by law are paid every six months as is the case for retirees in Italy. The payment of pensions is usually carried out by crediting the bank account of the pensioner.

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07-12-2018 by redazione

15-11-2018 by Consolato Onorario Malindi

09-11-2018 by redazione

Mandatory documents that allow you to enter in Kenya

Info about passport, visa, prices and currency

31-10-2018 by redazione

To enter Kenya, you must have a passport with at least six months validity at the time of...

06-06-2018 by redazione

02-02-2018 by redazione

17-12-2017 by redazione

TAXES

Tourist Licence for private houses to pay before end of year

Penalties from 1st february 2018: here's how to pay or delegate

10-10-2017 by redazione

As is known and as already written by Malindikenya. net who owns a house in a tourist resort in Kenya will have to pay a special license, the cost of kshs. 27,000 shillings per year.

NEWS

Kenyan passport become electronic

From 1st september new way to obtain it

18-08-2017 by redazione

Electronic Passport from 1 September for Kenyan citizens.
The Kenya Immigration Office has announced that at the end of this month it will no longer be possible to apply for a passport valid for expatriation with the methods used to date.

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KENYA INFO

All minum wages for kenian employee in Kilifi County

Waiting for the increase from Govt, here today wages

02-05-2017 by redazione

Following President Kenyatta's promise to increase Kenyan employees' minimum wage by 18% and the relaunch of trade unions who would want to increase by 22% (likely to find agreement by around 20), some readers have asked us to publish Current minimum wages that must be respected.
Minimum wages in Kenya vary from area to area (geographic): higher in major cities (Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu), middle in counties and former municipalities  including Malindi and Kilifi County and lowest in all other areas.
Here are all the minimum wages at the current state of the regulations, according to the Office of the Labor Office dated 26 June 2015.

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RESIDENTS

21-04-2017 by Marco Fedi

TAXES

Holiday House Tax in Kenya, new official letter from T.R.A.

All have to pay within 3 months: read and download here the official document

07-04-2017 by redazione

A communication from the Tourism Regulation Authority Malindi seems to make clear requests by the Government with regard to the tax on holiday houses in Kenya. From this explanations provided in the letter, which was dated yesterday and you can download from our website, it appears that all owners of houses, villas and apartments must pay the fee of Kshs famous. 27,000 a year, who also hosts family and friends for free, because they would take away jobs for hotel, resort and guest house.

READ ALL THE REVIEW AND OPEN OR DOWNLOAD THE DOCUMENTS

31-03-2017 by Consolato Onorario Malindi

ITALIAN CONSULATE MALINDI

Lost or rubbed documents during holidays, how to do

Procedings to follow by Italian Onorary Consulate

08-03-2017 by redazione

When an Italian citizen is in an emergency situation (such as a tourist in transit has to start and has lost or was robbed of his passport) and he's not in time to institute the necessary investigation for the issuance of a new passport, post issues a temporary document-traveling (also called ETD Emergency travel document), which is valid only for return trips to Italy, the country of permanent residence abroad or, in exceptional cases, to a different destination.
To get it you have to show up at the consulate, which will issue after obtaining the following documentation and after ave experienced the findings of the case:

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TASSE

Tax on the villas or guest houses in Kenya is operative

Inspections by tourist police to check the status of payement

09-02-2017 by redazione

The tax on private homes and the guest house in Kenya, already indicated in the "Tourism Act" of 2011 and "Tourism Regulatory Autorithy regulation of 2014" is now operative.
 

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KENYA VISA

Paper visa to enter in Kenya still ok for Christmas

No need to make the online visa during the holidays

22-11-2016 by redazione

Good news for those who will travel to Kenya during the upcoming Christmas holidays and in early 2017. The "old" paper visa will still be valid in spite of what you do online, while being more practical and now in step with the times, always it presents some more difficulties, even if it saves a few minutes at the time of the African country.
 

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04-07-2016 by redazione

VISA

Paper Visa is still going until further notice

Online Visa is ok, but even the one at airport arrivals

09-09-2015 by redazione

The paper visa to enter Kenya from tourists is still valid and has been extended by the Immigration "Sine die".
He also confirmed the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta on the sidelines of the stand Kenyan Expo in Milan.
Tourists will continue to ask for an entry visa, valid for 3 months of arrival, at the international airports of Mombasa or Nairobi, as well as do previously online through the site e-citizen. In this case the date from which the three months is the one which issued the visa online, and not the arrival in Kenya.

04-07-2015 by redazione

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