China Embassy in Kenya

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Liu Xianfa
Address: Woodlands Road, Kilimani District, Nairobi (P. O. Box 30508)
Tel: +254-20-2722559, 2726851
Fax: +254-20-2726402, 2711540 
24-Hour Duty Phone: +254-719235543
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, 15:00-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Email: chinaemb_ke@mfa.gov.cn

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Kenya

Tel: +254-717070214
Email: consulate_ken@mfa.gov.cn
Office Hours: 08:30-11:30, Monday to Friday (except holidays)

Economic and Commercial Counselor's Office

Mailing Address: Ngong Road, P.O. Box 48190, GPO 00100, Nairobi
Tel: +254-20-5141108
Fax: +254-20-5141107
Email: ke@mofcom.gov.cn

 As of October 15, 2015, China visa applicants holding ordinary passports are required to go to the VFS.GLOBAL in Kenya to submit applications. Holders of diplomatic, service (official) passport, or applicants applying for Chinese diplomatic, courtesy and service visa, or applicants applying for visa/entry permit for Hong Kong/Macau can still submit their applications directly to the Chinese Embassy.

Details About the VFS.GLOBAL in Kenya

Address: 7th floor, Chancery Building, Valley Road, Milimani, Nairobi
Business Hours: Monday - Friday (holiday excepted)
Application Submission: 08:00 - 15:00 (urgent service closes at 11:00)
Payment and Collection: 08:00 - 15:30
Tel: +254 790 487 260
Email: info.Chinake@vfshelpline.com; feedback.Chinake@vfshelpline.com

Fees (in KES)

Regular Visa Fee per Person

Types Kenya USA Romania Canada Serbia Others
1 Entry 4,000 11,200 5,700 7,200 200 3,000
2 Entries 6,000 11,200 7,600 7,200 200 4,500
Multi-Entries (6-Mon) 8,000 11,200 11,400 7,200 200 6,000
Multi-Entries (1-Year) 12,000 11,200 11,400 7,200 200 9,000

Expedited Service Fee per Person

The regular processing time is 4 working days. For urgent cases, the expedited service is available. Moreover, additional fees will be paid as following:

2 working days processing 3,000
3 working days processing 2,000

Service Fee Charged by VFS.GLOBAL per Person (tax inclusive)

Regular Service 
(Fourth working-day collection)
4,060
Express Service
(Third working-day collection)
5,800
Urgent service
(Second working-day collection)
6,960

Notes:
(1) Visa Fees are collected on behalf of the Embassy.
(2) The total amount of the fees to be paid by an applicant = visa fees + application service fees.
(4) Pay fees when collecting passport.

Notices for Chinese Travelers to Kenya

Climate: Kenya lies in the tropical monsoon area; it is humid and hot on the coastal areas; it is mild in plateaus. Throughout the year, the highest temperature is 22-26 degrees centigrade, and the lowest temperature is 10-14 degrees centigrade. Nairobi is located in a plateau with an elevation of about 1,700 meters, where the temperature difference is big between day and night. When the sun shines, the temperature is relatively high in the Lake Nakuru National Park. The temperature is relatively low in Masai Mara National Park in the morning and evening.

Bank: Britain's Barclays Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Kenya Commercial Bank are the three largest banks in the country. The business hours of bank is generally 09:00-15:00, Monday-Friday. Some banks also make business during 09:00-11:00 on Saturday.

Foreign Exchange: Foreign currency can be exchanged freely. The traveler's check and main international currencies (such as dollar, euro and pound) can be converted in grand hotels, airports, banks and personal foreign exchange entity.

 Please contact Embassy of Kenya in China if Kenyans are in troubles there. 

 Related China Embassies in Africa: Lesotho, Liberia, Libya

- Last modified on Nov. 29, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Kenya
Asked by fardosa from KENYA | Nov. 29, 2018 19:28Reply
if i want to go china(beijin) for treatment what is the process
Answers (1)
Answered by Shay from EGYPT | Nov. 29, 2018 22:00
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You can try to apply for a tourist L type for that. First, prepare your passport and copy of its data page, the application form, a passport-style photo, round trip air tickets and hotel reservation. Next, submit the application to Chinese embassy or consulate.
Asked by Pharis Ndalila from KENYA | Nov. 29, 2018 07:15Reply
business visa. Am A Kenyan born UK citizen.
Am currently in Kenya on a tourist visa. I want to go to China on a business trip.
How do i get the entry permit and are the requirements.
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Answered by Abraham from RUSSIA | Nov. 29, 2018 19:06
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If you want to apply for a business M type, you need to provide your passport and copy of its data page, the completed application form attached with passport-style photo, valid visa in there, an invitation letter from the business partner. Next, submit the application to the Chinese embassy.
Asked by Ruth from KENYA | Nov. 17, 2018 00:30Reply
Hello. If I want to travel to China Hangzhou, what are the requirements and what type of visa applic
Type of entry permit application. And requirements
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Answered by Ryan from SAN MARINO | Nov. 18, 2018 19:53
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You need to apply for tourist L type, and usually you should prepare your passport and copy of its data page, the application form, a passport-style photo, round trip air tickets and hotel reservation.
Asked by Dennis Chege from KENYA | Oct. 22, 2018 03:42Reply
Am in Kenya need to go to Shanghai china..what are the requirements
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Answered by Jamie from FINLAND | Oct. 22, 2018 18:41
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If you go to China for sightseeing purpose, you need to provide a filled-out application form affixed with a passport-style photo, your passport and its photocopy, round trip air tickets and hotel reservation.
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