Deadline for e-visa is fixed
Passengers may be barred from boarding flights to Kenya if they do not have a printed copy of their e-visa.
Kenya plans to introduce the mandatory electronic visa application from September 1.
Redhouse Public Relations on behalf of Kenya Airways said the new rules were announced on July 1, but the government gave a grace period expiring at the end of this month.
In a statement to newsrooms yesterday, account manager Douglas Muriithi said: “Print a copy of your visa to present to the immigration officer at your point of entry into Kenya.”
Tourists wishing to visit Kenya will have to register their particulars on an electronic visa page, upload a digital passport photo and submit the application to be processed by the Department of Immigration Services.
Heritage Hotels chief executive officer Mohammed Hersi has welcomed the new technology.