China Embassy in Kenya
Visa Application Form of PRC
Ambassador: Mr. Zhou Pingjian
Address: Woodlands Road, Kilimani District, Nairobi (P. O. Box 30508)
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, 14:30-17:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Kenya
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
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
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
1. One Authentication Application Form which is completely filled(you can take the form from the visa hall).
2. The documents and copy of all the documents to be authenticated(including the Verbal Note from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kenya or Embassy of Republic of Somalia to the Republic of Kenya)
3. Photocopy of the applicant's passport or ID card. In case of business license authentication, a photocopy of the company's legal person's passport or ID card is required.