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Working Days - 9.30am to 11.30am

* Visa Applicants should fill online visa application forms onindianvisaonline.gov.in and submit a print out of filled-in form with two colour photographs (51mmx51mm) and documents as specified below.

* Valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificates and Valid Polio Vaccination certificate are also required to be submitted.

* The applicant is required to submit photo copies of the personal particulars' page of the passport and those of the Yellow Fever Vaccination and Polio Vaccination Certificate.

* The photographs should have light blue background.

* A gap of seven working days between the date of submission of application and date of travel is recommended to minimize inconvenience in case the grant of visa is delayed for unavoidable reasons.

* ICWF means Indian Community Welfare Fund.

* Applications could be submitted on any working day as per timings mentioned above. Please see list of holidays for the year 2017

* Unless more time in required for genuine and unavoidable reasons, visa will be delivered on the third day from the day application is accepted and visa fee is paid.

TOURIST VISA :

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Proof of proposed dates of travel such as air ticket and hotel bookings;

BUSINESS VISA

Documents required:

i) Filled in and signed hard copy of the online business visa;
ii) Two recent color photographs;
iii) Proof of assured financial standing and expertise in the field intended business;
iv) Where necessary an introductory message from the Indian partner;
v) Original and a copy of the Business License issued by the relevant authority to the applicant

TRANSIT VISA :

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Copy of air ticket;

MEDICAL VISA:

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Letter of invitation from an approved Hospital /Doctor in India;
iv) Medical documents establishing the need for taking medical treatment in India; v) Proof of availability of sufficient funds for stay in India including the expenses for medical treatment by producing documents such as Bank statement, Salary certificate, sponsorship letter etc.;

CONFERENCE VISA :

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Letter of Invitation from organizers in India;
iv) Clearances from competent authorities in India for holding the conference;

STUDENT VISA:

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Letter of Admission (original + photocopy) from a registered Indian educational institution;
iv) A letter of financial support from the parent/Guardian accompanied by a Bank Guarantee/Certificate;
v) Evidence of transfer of adequate Funds for at least 4 months sustenance in India or travelers cheque;

In case of medical/ paramedical education, a 'No Objection Letter' from the Ministry of Health, Government of India is also required to be furnished. Maximum of three entries are allowed in a year. Visa holders are required to register with the nearest Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO)/Foreigners Registration Office (FRO) within 14 days of arrival in India;

EMPLOYMENT VISA :

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Employment Letter from Indian employer;
iv) Employment Contract (photocopy);
v) Minimum salary: US $ 25,000 per annum (Except for ethnic cooks, language teachers, (other than English language teachers)/translators);

ENTRY VISA :

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;

An Entry Visa may be granted to a person of Indian origin (who is not a holder of PIO/OCI cards) or for a specific purpose not covered under other categories of visas. In case a foreigner intends to stay for more than 180 days on a single visit, he should get himself registered well before the expiry of 180 days.

JOURNALIST VISA:

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Invitation letter from India, if any;
iv) Copy of his accreditation;

A Journalist Visa is normally issued in 2 working days, exclusive of the day on which application is made. If the journalist intends to make documentaries in India, six weeks are required to process the application.

RESEARCH VISA:

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
ii) Two recent colour photographs;
iii) Research project draft (copy);
iv) Original letter of admission from a recognized Indian university/institute;
v) Affidavit of financial support;

It is a mandatory requirement for all Foreigners arriving on Research Visa to register themselves

with the nearest Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) or Foreigners Registration Office (FRO) within 14 days of arrival in India.

PROJECT VISA:

Documents required:

i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form (separate form available for project visa);
ii) Two recent colour photographs
iii) Letter from Indian company awarding contract to foreign company, specifying details about the foreign company, project (including location, duration), total number of workers (highly skilled/skilled/semi-skilled) required to be sent by foreign company to India;
iv) Letter from Applicant's Employer (brief description of its projects in India, nature of work in India);

NOTE:

1. Original documents will be returned after verification.

2. Upon acceptance of application at the Assistant High Commission, the applicant will be issued a bank deposit slip containing details of fee to be deposited. The applicant would be required to deposit the fee with the Bank of India located in the ground floor of the same building as the Assistant High Commission. On submission of the counterfoil of the bank deposit slip at the Assistant High Commission's counter, necessary receipt of the fee deposit will be issued to the applicant.


3. The Assistant High Commission reserves the right to decline any Visa even if visa fee has been paid. Payment of fee does not guarantee issuance of visa

4. Additional documents may be sought and a personal interview may be warranted wherever considered necessary by the Assistant High Commission.

5. Visa fee paid is non-refundable.

6. Validity of Visa is from the date of its issue.

7. If visa applicant is not normally resident in the jurisdiction of this Assistant High Commission i.e. Kwale, TaitaTaveta, Tana River, Mombasa, Kilifi and Lamu , visa processing may take longer. In such cases additional documents may be sought.

8. Each Service is subject to a surcharge of Ksh.200/- towards Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF), in addition to the visa fee.

9. Ordinarily, the applicants will have to visit the Assistant High Commission personally. In exceptional cases, when permitted by the Assistant High Commission, the documents may be deposited or collected on behalf of applicant. The representative of the applicant, however, is required to produce a letter of authority from the applicant. The letter of authority should be signed by the applicant and the authorized person and should contain identification details of the authorized person which shall be verifiable.

10. The date of delivery of the consular / visa service would be indicated in the fee receipt.

11. For registration information relating to Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO)/ Foreigners Registration Office (FRO), please contact - www.immigrationindia.nic.in

12. For any query or making suggestions, please write to hoc.mombasa@mea.gov.in or call 041-2224433 or 0412311051.

Consular Fees

Revision of consular Fees with effect from April 1, 2021

  1. VISA FEES

(i)

TOURIST VISA - Up to 01 year/Single or Multiple Entry

US$ 100

Ksh 11000

More than one year up to 5 years/ Multiple Entry

US$ 200

Ksh 22000

(ii)

BUSINESS VISA - Up to 01 year/Single or Multiple Entry

US $120

Ksh 13200

More than 01 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

US$250

Ksh 27500

(iii)

ENTRY VISA – Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

More than 6 months and up to 01 year/Multiple

US$120

Ksh 13200

More than 01 year and up to 5 years/Multiple

US$200

Ksh 22000

(iv)

EMPLOYMENT & PROJECT VISAS – Up to 06 months/Single or Multiple

US$120

Ksh 13200

More than 06 months and up to 01 year/Multiple Entry

US$200

Ksh 22000

More than 01 year and up to 05 years/Multiple Entry

US$300

Ksh 32900

(v)

STUDENT VISAS – Valid for the duration of the course or 05 years, whichever is less/Multiple Entry

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

(vi)

MEDICAL VISAS & MEDICAL ATTENDANT VISAS – Up to 06 months/Single or Multiple Entry

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

More than 06 months and up to 01 year/Multiple Entry

US$120

Ksh 13200

(vii)

CONFERENCE/SEMINARS VISAS – Up to 06 months/Single (or Multiple) Entry

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

(viii)

JOURNALIST VISA – Up to 06 months/Single (or Double Entry with HOM’s approval)

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

(ix)

RESEARCH VISA – Up to 06 months/Single (or Multiple) Entry

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

More than 06 months and up to 01 year/Multiple Entry

US$120

Ksh 13200

More than 01 year and up to 05 years/Multiple Entry

US$200

Ksh 22000

(x)

MISSIONRY VISAS – Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

More than 6 months and up to 01 year/Multiple Entry

US$120

Ksh 13200

More than 01 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

US$200

Ksh 22000

(xi)

MOUNTAINEERING VISAS – Up to 6 months/Single (or Multiple) Entry

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

More than 6 months and up to 01 years/Multiple Entry

US$120

Ksh 13200

(xii)

INTERN VISAS – Up to 01 year/Multiple

US$ 80

Ksh 8800

(xiii)

FILM VISAS – Up to 01 year/Single or Multiple Entry (Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

US$120

Ksh 13200

(xiv)

TRANSIT VISA – Up to 15 days/Single or Double Entry

US$ 20

Ksh 2200

Visa Fees in case of following nationalities may differ from the above:-

Business Visa:

S.No.

Country

Up to one year

More than one year up to five years

1.

USA

US$140 Ksh 15400

US$ 250 Ksh 27500

2.

Ecuador

US$ 240 Ksh 26400

US$ 320 Ksh 35100

3.

New Zealand

US$ 130 Ksh 14300

US$ 250 Ksh 27500

4.

France

US$ 165 Ksh 18100

US$ 250 Ksh 27500

5.

Australia

US$ 215 Ksh 23600

US$ 295 Ksh 32400

6.

Czech Republic

US$ 190 Ksh 20900

US$ 270 Ksh 29700

7.

Iran

US$ 275 Ksh 30200

US$ 355 Ksh 39000

8.

Ireland

US$ 200 Ksh 22000

US$ 280 Ksh 30800

9.

Philippines

US$ 220 Ksh 24200

US$ 300 Ksh 32900

10.

Poland

US$ 145 Ksh 15900

US$ 250 Ksh 27500

11.

Saudi Arabia

US$ 215 Ksh 23600

US$ 295 Ksh 32400

12.

Thailand

US$ 200 Ksh 22000

US$ 280 Ksh 30800

13.

U.A.E.

US$ 415 Ksh 45600

US$ 495 Ksh 54300

Employment Visa:

S. No.

Country

Up to 6 months

Up to one year

More than one year up to five years

1.

Canada

US$ 150 Ksh 16500

US$ 200Ksh 22000

US$ 300 Ksh 32900

2.

Ireland

US$160 Ksh17600

US$200 Ksh 22000

US$300 Ksh 32900

3.

France

US$135 Ksh 14900

US$200Ksh 22000

US$300 Ksh 32900

4.

Denmark

US$125 Ksh 13800

US$200 Ksh22000

US$300 Ksh 32900

5.

Australia

US$180 Ksh19800

US$220 Ksh 24200

US$300 Ksh32900

6.

New Zealand

US$145 Ksh15900

US$200 Ksh22000

US$300 Ksh32900

7.

Thailand

US$160 Ksh17600

US$200 Ksh22000

US$300 Ksh32900

8.

UAE

US$375 Ksh 41200

US$415 Ksh45600

US$495 Ksh54300

9.

Israel

US$1000 Ksh 109700

US$1040 Ksh114100

US$1120 Ksh122900

10.

Iran

US$235Ksh 25800

US$275 Ksh30200

US$355 Ksh39000

Japanese nationals:

Sl No.

Type of visa

Fee

1.

Transit visa

US$1 Ksh200

2.

All other types of visas

US$8 Ksh900

Mozambique nationals

Sl No.

Type of visa

Fee

1.

Medical : (single entry)

US $80 Ksh 8800

(single entry) – urgent

US $150 Ksh16500

(multiple entry)

US $220 Ksh 24200

(multiple entry) – urgent

US $300 Ksh 32900

2.

Business/ Employment Visas

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3.

All other types except Transit, Student and Medical/Medical Attendance Visas”

· Upto six months

· Upto six months (in emergency)

· Upto one year

· Upto one year (in emergency)

· Upto five years

· Upto five years (in emergency)

US $220 Ksh 24200

US $300 Ksh 32900

US $300 Ksh 32900

US $300 Ksh 32900

US $300 Ksh 32900

US $300 Ksh 32900

NIGERIA

Type of Visa/

Visa Category

Validity/

Duration

Fee in US Dollars

Visa fee in Ksh. (rounded off)

Business/Student/Medical/ Entry/Tourist / Employment/ Conference and all other types of visas

Any duration as per prevailing instructions

250

27500

Pakistan nationals: Fee of Rs.100(equivalent to Ksh 200/-) visas of all types.

Romanian nationals:

Sl No.

Type of visa

Fee

1.

All types

Ksh 4900

Russian nationals:

Sl No.

Type of visa(All types)

Fee

1.

Single Entry

US$ 40 Ksh4400

2.

Double Entry

US$90 Ksh9900

3.

Multiple Entry

US$120 Ksh13200

Transfer of Valid visa

US$40 Ksh4400

Sri Lankn nationals:

S.No.

Type of visa

Period of validity/No. of entries

Fee

US $

Ksh

1

Transit Visa

Up to 15 days (Single/Double Entry)

10

1100

2

Tourist Visa

Double Entry - 30 days

15

1700

Single Entry – 90 days

15

1700

Double Entry - 90 days

25

2800

6 months (Double/Multiple)entry

25

2800

3

Entry Visa

1 Year (Multiple Entry)

25

2800

4

Business Visa

30 days - Multiple Entry

25

2800

90 days - Single Entry

27

3000

90 days – Multiple Entry

40

4400

6 months – Multiple Entry

80

8800

1 Year – Multiple Entry

80

8800

5 Years – Multiple Entry

120

13200

5

Employment Visa

01 Year – Multiple Entry

157

17300

6

Student Visa (For institution covered by bilateral agreement)

01 Year

More than one year

43

81

4800

8900

7

Student Visa (For institutions not covered by bilateral agreement)

81

8900

Singapore nationals:

(i)

Tourist visa(multiple entry) valid for up to six months

US$25 Ksh 2800

US nationals:

S.No.

Type of visa

Period of validity/No. of entries

Fee

1.

Tourist visa (ONLY)

Up to 10 years

US $ 100 = Ksh 11000

2.

Business visa

Five and ten year

US$250 visa fee + US$ 20 visa application fee= US$270 Ksh 29700

  • For US nationals except for Tourist Visa, an additional visa application fee of US $ 20 would be charged.

UK nationals:

Type of Visa

Validity

Visa fee in US$

Visa fee in Ksh.

Transit

Up to 3 months with up to 15 days stay

88

9700

Student

Up to 5 years

229

25200

Medical

Up to one year

129

14200

Business(Single/Multiple)

Up to 1 year

242

26600

Business(Multiple)

More than 01 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

726

79700

Business visa same days (excluding visa fee)

-

215

23600

Employment

Up to 6 months

460

50500

Employment

Up to one year

500

54900

Employment

More than one year

597

65500

Emergency visa charges

(for same day visa in case of death/medical emergency

89

9800

Tourist(Single/Multiple)

Upto 1 year

162

17800

Tourist (Multiple)

Upto 5 years

484

53100

Entry visa(Single/Multiple)

Upto 1 year

162

17800

Entry Visa(Multiple)

More than 01 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

484

53100

Research visa

Upto 3 years or duration of course(whichever is less)

229

25200

  • Please note that it takes at least 15-days (excluding the day of submission of visa application) to issue visa to the UK Passport holders on reciprocity basis.

UKRAINAN NATIONALS

Type of Visa/

Visa Category

Validity/

Duration

Fee in US Dollars

Visa fee in Ksh.

Transit Visa

(Single/Double Entry)

15 days

85

9400

Tourist Visa

Single/Double/Multiple entry

Up to 01 year

100

11000

Student visa

(Single entry)

Less than 5 years (Multiple Entry)

85

9400

Business visa

(Single/Double/Multiple Entry)

Less than 01 year

130

14300

Business visa

(Single/Double/Multiple

Entry)

01 Year to 05 Years

250

27500

Employment Visa

Less than 6 month

120

13200

Less than 01 Year

200

22000

Less than 05 Years (Single/Double/Multiple

Entry)

300

32900

All other types of visa i.e. Conference visa, Journalist visa, Entry visa etc.

Less than 06 months

85

9400

Less than 01 year

130

14300

Less than 05 years (Single/ Double/Multiple)

200

22000

Emergency visa fee

85

9400

Gratis visas - Nationals of Afghanistan, Argentina (Only Transit, Tourist & Business visas), Bangladesh, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, South Africa, and Uruguay (Only Tourist Visa). For Seychelles nationals all type of visas except for Work/Employment Visa.

Countries whose nationals do not require visa to enter India Nepal and Bhutan. However, Nepali nationals require visa if they enter India from China, which may be granted gratis.

Visa transfer fee: US $ 5 = Ksh 600(except from nationals of Afghanistan, Argentina, Bhutan, Bangladesh, DPRK, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, Uruguay)

Permit for restricted areas: US$ 30 Ksh 3300(except nationals from Afghanistan, Argentina, Bhutan, Bangladesh, DPRK, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan South Africa, and Uruguay)

Emergency visa fee: Ksh 4400(In addition to the Visa Fees)

Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF):

Each Service is subject to a surcharge of Ksh.300/-, in respect of Passport, Attestation & Miscellaneous Consular Services, and Ksh 400/-, in respect Visa, OCI/PIO services, towards Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF), in addition to the passport/consular fees as mentioned above.

  1. PASSPORT AND OTHER CONSULAR SERVICES:

(i)

Issue of ordinary fresh passport or reissue of Passport containing 36 pages having validity of ten years(also applicable to minors in the age group of fifteen to eighteen years)

US $ 75

Ksh. 8,300

(ii)

Issue of ordinary fresh passport or reissue of Passport containing 60 pages having validity of ten years(also applicable to minors in the age group of fifteen to eighteen years)

US $ 100

Ksh. 11,000

(iii)

Issue of ordinary fresh passport or reissue of passport of 36 pages for minors below eighteen years of age with validity of five years or till the minor attains the age of fifteen years whichever is earlier

US $ 50

Ksh. 5 ,500

(iv)

Issue of fresh or reissue of India Bangladesh Passport or Passport for any other named foreign country with a maximum validity of ten years

US $ 50

Ksh. 5 ,500

(v)

Replacement of passport of 36 pages having validity of ten years for changes in personal particulars

US $ 75

Ksh. 8,300

(vi)

Replacement of passport of 60 pages having validity of ten years for changes in personal particulars

US $ 100

Ksh. 11,000

(vii)

Replacement of passport of 36 pages for changes in personal particulars for minors below the age of eighteen years with validity of five years of till the minors attains the age of fifteen years, whichever is earlier

US $ 50

Ksh.5,500

(viii)

Replacement of passport of 36 pages having validity of ten years for deletion of Emigration Check Required stamp

US $ 75

Ksh. 8,300

(ix)

Replacement of passport of 60 pages having validity of ten years for deletion of Emigration Check Required stamp

US $ 100

Ksh. 11,000

(x)

Replacement of ordinary passport of 36 pages in lieu of lost damaged or stolen passport

US $ 150

Ksh. 16,500

(xi)

Replacement of ordinary passport of 60 pages in lieu of lost damaged or stolen passport

US $ 175

Ksh. 19,200

(xii)

Emergency Certificate

US $ 15

Ksh. 1,700

(xii)

Certificate of Identity

US $ 50

Ksh. 5,500

(xiv)

Additional ordinary passport containing 36 pages for any country with initial validity upto one year

US $ 75

Ksh. 8,300

(xv)

Issue of Police Clearance Certificate or Surrender Certificate or any other miscellaneous certificates based on the Passport

US $ 25

Ksh. 2,800

  1. OCI Cards:

(i)

Overseas citizenship of India

US $ 275

Ksh 30,200

(ii)

Issue of fresh OCI card in lieu of change of passport etc.

US $ 25

Ksh 2,800

(iii)

Issue of duplicate OCI Card in lieu of the OCI Card on the ground that it has been lost, stolen, damaged, destroyed or for any other such reasons.

US $ 100

Ksh 11,000

  1. MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES(Attestations)

(i)

Attestations of Affidavit/document(related to property matters)

US $ 20

Ksh. 2,200

(ii)

Attestations of Affidavit/document(not related to property matters)

US $ 10

Ksh. 1,100

(iii)

Attestations of Power of Attorney

US $ 20

Ksh. 2,200

(iv)

NRI Certificate

US $ 10

Ksh. 1,100

(v)

Attestations of Affidavit/document(related to Commercial matters)

US $ 50

Ksh. 5 ,500

Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF): Each Service is subject to a surcharge of Ksh.300/-, in respect of Passport, Attestation & Miscellaneous Consular Services, and Ksh 400/-, in respect Visa, OCI/PIO services, towards Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF), in addition to the passport/consular fees as mentioned above.

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