Frequent question: Do you need a visa to go to South Africa from Kenya?

Do Kenyan citizens need a visa for South Africa? Yes, Kenyans need a visa to visit South Africa, even for short stays. Only diplomatic, official and service passport holders from Kenya can enter South Africa without a visa. Kenyan citizens will soon be able to get a visa online.

How much is visa from Kenya to South Africa?

South Africa Visa fees in Kenya

As a Kenyan citizen, you will have to pay a total of KShs. 4,950 (i.e. KShs 4,800 for the South Africa visa, and KShs 150 for the VFS Global visa processing fee). There is also an option to pay an additional KShs 50 to be able to track your visa application via SMS.

Can I go to South Africa without a visa?

If you want to visit South Africa, you must produce a valid visa before you can enter into the country. … If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. Depending on your intended visit, you can apply for a Visitor’s Visa or a Transit Visa.

Where can a Kenyan travel without a visa?

Kenyan citizens can travel 47 visa free countries

  • Uganda. Visa Free. Kampala • Eastern Africa • Africa. …
  • Ethiopia. Visa Free. 1 year • …
  • Tanzania. Visa Free. 3 months • …
  • Rwanda. Visa Free. 6 months • …
  • Burundi. Visa Free. 3 months • …
  • Malawi. Visa Free. 3 months • …
  • Zambia. Visa Free. 3 months • …
  • Zimbabwe. Visa Free.
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How much is a flight from Kenya to South Africa?

Flights to Cities in South Africa

Flights Lowest Price
Nairobi to Johannesburg KES46,115
Nairobi to Cape Town KES63,110
Nairobi to Durban KES67,873
Nairobi to Port Elizabeth, South Africa KES115,936

How long does it take to travel from Kenya to South Africa?

Non-stop flight time from Kenya (NBO) to South Africa (JNB) by different airlines

Journey Duration Airline
NBO ➝ JNB 4 hours 10 minutes Kenya Airways
NBO ➝ JNB 4 hours 15 minutes Precision Air
NBO ➝ JNB 4 hours 15 minutes Air Namibia
NBO ➝ JNB 4 hours 15 minutes China Southern Airlines

Which countries are South Africa visa free to?

Below are the 103 countries South Africans can travel to visa-free according to the latest Henley & Partners report.


Angola Lesotho Seychelles*
Botswana Malawi Somalia*
Cape Verde Islands* Mauritania* St. Helena*
Comores Islands* Mauritius Swaziland (eSwatini)
Ethiopia* Mozambique Tanzania

What are the documents required for South Africa visa?

Documents required to apply for a visa

  • A passport or travel document valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of your intended visit.
  • Your passport must have at least TWO unused page for entry / departure endorsements.
  • A completed Form BI-84 (application for a visa)
  • Payment of the prescribed fee.

How long can I stay in South Africa without a visa?

U.S. citizens (U.S. passport holders) visiting the Republic of South Africa for ninety (90) days or less for tourism / business purposes do not need visas.

How much is Kenya visa?

Types of visas and the fee charged

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Single entry visa $ 51
Transit visa $ 21
Courtesy Visa Gratis
Multiple Entry Visa [6 months or 1 year] $ 101
Referred Visa $ 51
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