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)

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Kenya

Tel: +254-717070214
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

 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

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)
Express Service
(Third working-day collection)
Urgent service
(Second working-day collection)

(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 Sep. 02, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Kenya
Asked by stephen from KENYA | Sep. 23, 2019 05:57Reply
can i get a next day delivery visa
im in kenya and my trip is on 25 can i start process on 24th morning and pic visa on 25th then fly out
if yes what is the procedure
Asked by Shi from KENYA | Sep. 01, 2019 03:31Reply
How many days does a marriage certificate to be authenticated in a Chinese embassy?
Answers (1)
Answered by Quentin from SOUTH AFRICA | Sep. 02, 2019 01:29

The regular processing time is 4 working days.
Asked by Wanji from KENYA | Aug. 22, 2019 04:47Reply
I am currently in China and I am required to notorise my marriage certificate for use in do I go about it?please help
Answers (1)
Answered by Teressa from USA | Aug. 22, 2019 19:37

You can go to the Kenya embassy in China to see if it can help you with the matter.
Asked by Michelle Nyambura from KENYA | Jul. 18, 2019 02:54Reply
Visa Application category Inquiry
I have two activities that are 12 days apart starting this August, a summer camp and study scholarship. Which visa category should I apply?
Answers (1)
Answered by Cindy from USA | Jul. 19, 2019 00:24

Dear, you may apply for F type.
Asked by Tanda koresh from CAMEROON | Jul. 02, 2019 11:45Reply
I am Cameroonian
I will be visiting Nairobi in a month and I will like to apply to a chinese visa .
I used to study in china and now I reside in cameroon doing business,so I will like to visit china to meet some business partners, Also is it possible that I get multiple entry in my fisrt attempt?
Answers (1)
Answered by Vera from USA | Jul. 03, 2019 00:57

If you can provide an invitation letter from your business partner in China stating you need to visit there for many times in recent years, it's possible to get a multiple entry visa.
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