Note: This information was last updated on June 17, 2011. See the embassy website for confirmation: http://ke.china-embassy.org/eng/
You may submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy. If you cannot go in person, you may entrust someone else or a travel/visa agent to transact your application affairs. No appointment is required. Mailed applications are not acceptable. Under urgent case, you should go to the embassy for an interview if the consular officer deems it. You are advised to submit your application at least two weeks before your trip date to China.
Cash and personal cheque are not acceptable for payment. You should go to the three designated CBA branches in Africa (Upper Hill, Wabera and Mama Ngina) to make the payment. The locations are as follows:
|Category of Visa||Kenyan Nationals||American Nationals||Romanian Nationals||Serbian Nationals||Other notionals|
|Single-Entry Visa for 3 months||4,000||11,200||5,700||200||3,000|
|Double-Entry Visa for 6 months||6,000||7,600||4,500|
|Multiple-Entry Visa for 6 months||8,000||11,400||6,000|
|Multiple-Entry Visa for 12 months||12,000||11,400||9,000|
Note: Urgent fee (1 working day processing): extra fees of Kshs.3,000
Express fee(3 working day processing): extra fees of Kshs.2,000
Visas can be picked up on or after the pick-up date specified in the pick-up form. Applicant can go to the embassy hall in person to pick up visa or send an entrusted person or travel agency with the relevant document to pick up the visa on his behalf. When collecting the visa, the second form of the deposit slip and the pickup form must be present to the officer at the counter.
You should go to the Visa Office of the Embassy to transact your application affairs.
Embassy office: 08:30 am–12:00 noon, 3:00 am–5:00 am, Monday to Friday