UAE Visa Application Centre

Kenya

Documents Required for a UAE Visa

Tourist Visa
Transit Visa
Service Visa
Long Term Visit Visa
Tourist Visa-Multiple Entry
Long Term Visit Visa-Multiple Entry

Tourist Visa

Passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months and pre arrangement is required to apply for a tourist visa.

  • Validity of permit: 60 days including the issuance day


  • Duration of stay: 30 Days including the entry and the departure days


  • Number of entry: Only single entry is permitted


  • Extendable: No

Mandatory Requirements:

Passport Copy

  • Colour copy of your Passport Bio page and Last page containing details of Full name, Nationality, Date and Place of birth, Passport number, Date of Issue & Expiry, Name of Father/Legal Guardian, Name of Mother, etc


  • Your Passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months at the time of travel


  • Only normal passports will be accepted to apply for Visa

Photograph

  • Size 4.3 * 5.5 cms


  • Only colour photograph with white background will be accepted


  • 80% of your face should be visible

Etihad Airways Confirmed Ticket

  • Confirmed ticket travelling into Abu Dhabi and onwards from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways


  • Only round trip ticket will be accepted

Visa Fees

  • Please visit Visa Fee section for further information

Application Form

  • Completed/Signed application form is mandatory to process your visa


  • You can complete the visa form "Online"

Following "Additional documents" might help you to speed up the visa processing time:

Frequent traveller

  • If you have travelled to UAE in the last one year Entry/exit stamp pages of your Passport

Invite from your immediate family members

  • Invitation Letter


  • Passport copy


  • Valid Residence visa copy of the host

Travel history

  • Please upload copy of your visa or travel proof, if you have travelled at least once in the last 5 years to/or holding a valid visa for countries like USA, UK, Schengen countries, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Canada

Children travelling with parents:

Child having own passport and travelling with parents:

Please upload following documents

  • Complete the application form


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Child details endorsed in parent's passport:

  • The applicant must upload the copy of the passport where the child details are endorsed


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy of parents


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Note: Each applicant has to file a separate application. If your child details are endorsed in your (Parents) passport please use “Accompanied applicant” option to enter your child details.

Important Instructions:

    Dependants of the Applicants:
  • Dependants are defined as Spouse/ Children below 21 years of age / Parents above 60 years of age. Supporting Documents proving the relation status has to be enclosed by guest


  • For minor/Married women:
  • Photo ID of parents/ husband. Copy of the host passport / residence visa


  • Etihad Airways reserves the rights about sponsorship


  • Etihad Airways will not sponsor unaccompanied minor and students


  • Please note the immigration department will consider applications from minors or students only if they are travelling with parents


  • Only machine readable Passports will be accepted. Hand written Passport will not be accepted


  • Document upload:
  • Only JPEG format will accept and document size should not be more than 1 MB


  • E-Visa sponsored by Etihad Airways cannot be extended

Transit Visa

Transit Visa applies to transit passengers stopping at ABU DHABI international Airport more than 8 hours and not exceeding 04 calendar days. Guests meeting the certain conditions mentioned below are eligible for obtaining a transit visa. These conditions are as follows:

  • Etihad Airways confirmed ticket is mandatory


  • Applications should have confirmed onward booking to the 3rd destination (3rd destination should be different country other the origin country)


  • For transit passengers or those holding special permits, or for visit or mission, the passport or the document must be valid for at least six months


  • Confirmed hotel accommodation is must for Transit visa


  • Validity of permit: 14 days including the issuance day


  • Duration of stay: 4 Days including the entry and the departure days


  • Number of entry: Only single entry is permitted


  • Extendable: No

Mandatory Requirements:

Passport Copy

  • Colour copy of your Passport Bio page and Last page containing details of Full name, Nationality, Date and Place of birth, Passport number, Date of Issue & Expiry, Name of Father/Legal Guardian, Name of Mother, etc


  • Your Passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months at the time of travel


  • Only normal passports will be accepted to apply for Visa

Photograph

  • Size 4.3 * 5.5 cms


  • Only colour photograph with white background will be accepted


  • 80% of your face should be visible

Etihad Airways Confirmed Ticket

  • Confirmed ticket travelling into Abu Dhabi and onwards from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways


  • Only ticket with third destination will be accepted

Visa Fees

  • Please visit Visa Fee section for further information

Application Form

  • Completed/Signed application form is mandatory to process your visa


  • You can complete the visa form "Online"

Hotel Accommodation

  • If you are applying for Transit visa "Hotel Accommodation" is compulsory

Following "Additional documents" might help you to speed up the visa processing time:

Frequent traveller

  • If you have travelled to UAE in the last one year Entry/exit stamp pages of your Passport

Invite from your immediate family members

  • Invitation Letter


  • Passport copy


  • Valid Residence visa copy of the host

Travel history

  • Please upload copy of your visa or travel proof, if you have travelled at least once in the last 5 years to/or holding a valid visa for countries like USA, UK, Schengen countries, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Canada

Children travelling with parents:

Child having own passport and travelling with parents:

Please upload following documents

  • Complete the application form


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Child details endorsed in parent's passport:

  • The applicant must upload the copy of the passport where the child details are endorsed


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy of parents


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Note: Each applicant has to file a separate application. If your child details are endorsed in your (Parents) passport please use “Accompanied applicant” option to enter your child details.

Important Instructions:

    Dependants of the Applicants:
  • Dependants are defined as Spouse/ Children below 21 years of age / Parents above 60 years of age. Supporting Documents proving the relation status has to be enclosed by guest


  • For minor/Married women:
  • Photo ID of parents/ husband. Copy of the host passport / residence visa


  • Etihad Airways reserves the rights about sponsorship


  • Etihad Airways will not sponsor unaccompanied minor and students


  • Please note the immigration department will consider applications from minors or students only if they are travelling with parents


  • Only machine readable Passports will be accepted. Hand written Passport will not be accepted


  • Document upload:
  • Only JPEG format will accept and document size should not be more than 1 MB


  • E-Visa sponsored by Etihad Airways cannot be extended

Service Visa

Service Visa applies to the following categories and their families accompanying them: company manager’s representatives, sales managers, account auditors, delegations from companies or establishments to carry out a commercial activity in the UAE, consultants requested by companies operating in the UAE that are required to carry out an urgent task

  • Validity of permit: 14 days including the issuance day


  • Duration of stay: 14 Days including the entry and the departure days


  • Number of entry: Only single entry is permitted


  • Extendable: No

Mandatory Requirements:

Passport Copy

  • Colour copy of your Passport Bio page and Last page containing details of Full name, Nationality, Date and Place of birth, Passport number, Date of Issue & Expiry, Name of Father/Legal Guardian, Name of Mother, etc


  • Your Passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months at the time of travel


  • Only normal passports will be accepted to apply for Visa

Photograph

  • Size 4.3 * 5.5 cms


  • Only colour photograph with white background will be accepted


  • 80% of your face should be visible

Etihad Airways Confirmed Ticket

  • Confirmed ticket travelling into Abu Dhabi and onwards from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways


  • Only round trip ticket will be accepted

Visa Fees

  • Please visit Visa Fee section for further information

Application Form

  • Completed/Signed application form is mandatory to process your visa


  • You can complete the visa form "Online"

Following "Additional documents" might help you to speed up the visa processing time:

Frequent traveller

  • If you have travelled to UAE in the last one year entry/exit stamp pages of your Passport

Invite from your immediate family members

  • Invitation Letter


  • Passport copy


  • Valid Residence visa copy of the host

Travel history

  • Please upload copy of your visa or travel proof, if you have travelled at least once in the last 5 years to/or holding a valid visa for countries like USA, UK, Schengen countries, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Canada

Children travelling with parents:

Child having own passport and travelling with parents:

Please upload following documents

  • Complete the application form


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Child details endorsed in parent's passport:

  • The applicant must upload the copy of the passport where the child details are endorsed


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy of parents


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Note: Each applicant has to file a separate application. If your child details are endorsed in your (Parents) passport please use “Accompanied applicant” option to enter your child details.

Important Instructions:

    Dependants of the Applicants:
  • Dependants are defined as Spouse/ Children below 21 years of age / Parents above 60 years of age. Supporting Documents proving the relation status has to be enclosed by guest


  • For minor/Married women:
  • Photo ID of parents/ husband. Copy of the host passport / residence visa


  • Etihad Airways reserves the rights about sponsorship


  • Etihad Airways will not sponsor unaccompanied minor and students


  • Please note the immigration department will consider applications from minors or students only if they are travelling with parents


  • Only machine readable Passports will be accepted. Hand written Passport will not be accepted


  • Document upload:
  • Only JPEG format will accept and document size should not be more than 1 MB


  • E-Visa sponsored by Etihad Airways cannot be extended

Long Term Visit Visa

Available for Selected countries. The long term Visit Visa applies to tourists who wish to spend more than 30 days in UAE, those coming for family visit as well as those on long-term visits. It requires the sponsorship of any UAE resident.

  • Validity of permit: 60 days including the issuance day


  • Duration of stay: 90 Days including the entry and the departure days


  • Number of entry: Only single entry is permitted


  • Extendable: No

Mandatory Requirements:

Passport Copy

  • Colour copy of your Passport Bio page and Last page containing details of Full name, Nationality, Date and Place of birth, Passport number, Date of Issue & Expiry, Name of Father/Legal Guardian, Name of Mother, etc


  • Your Passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months at the time of travel


  • Only normal passports will be accepted to apply for Visa

Photograph

  • Size 4.3 * 5.5 cms


  • Only colour photograph with white background will be accepted


  • 80% of your face should be visible

Etihad Airways Confirmed Ticket

  • Confirmed ticket travelling into Abu Dhabi and onwards from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways


  • Only round trip ticket will be accepted

Visa Fees

  • Please visit Visa Fee section for further information

Application Form

  • Completed/Signed application form is mandatory to process your visa


  • You can complete the visa form "Online"

UAE Resident Host

  • Host Valid UAE Resident Visa copy


  • Host Valid Emirates ID copy


  • Host Local Contact Number


  • Host Email Address

Following "Additional documents" might help you to speed up the visa processing time:

Frequent traveller

  • If you have travelled to UAE in the last one year entry/exit stamp pages of your Passport

Invite from your immediate family members

  • Invitation Letter


  • Passport copy


  • Valid Residence visa copy of the host

Travel history

  • Please upload copy of your visa or travel proof, if you have travelled at least once in the last 5 years to/or holding a valid visa for countries like USA, UK, Schengen countries, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Canada

Children travelling with parents:

Child having own passport and travelling with parents:

Please upload following documents

  • Complete the application form


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Child details endorsed in parent's passport:

  • The applicant must upload the copy of the passport where the child details are endorsed


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy of parents


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Note: Each applicant has to file a separate application. If your child details are endorsed in your (Parents) passport please use “Accompanied applicant” option to enter your child details.

Important Instructions:

    Dependants of the Applicants:
  • Dependants are defined as Spouse/ Children below 21 years of age / Parents above 60 years of age. Supporting Documents proving the relation status has to be enclosed by guest


  • For minor/Married women:
  • Photo ID of parents/ husband. Copy of the host passport / residence visa


  • Etihad Airways reserves the rights about sponsorship


  • Etihad Airways will not sponsor unaccompanied minor and students


  • Please note the immigration department will consider applications from minors or students only if they are travelling with parents


  • Only machine readable Passports will be accepted. Hand written Passport will not be accepted


  • Document upload:
  • Only JPEG format will accept and document size should not be more than 1 MB


  • E-Visa sponsored by Etihad Airways cannot be extended

Documents Required From Host
  • Invitation Letter Duly Signed


  • Valid Passport Copies Of Relevant Pages


  • Valid Residence Visa Copy

Tourist Visa-Multiple Entry

Passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months and pre arrangement is required to apply for a tourist visa. 

  • Validity of permit: 60 days including the issuance day


  • Duration of stay: Within 30 Days starting First Entry Day. (Example : first entry day 01st Jan , last date to be inside The UAE 30th Jan) with multiple entry and exit option


  • Number of entry: Mutiple entry is permitted


  • Extendable: No

Mandatory Requirements:

Passport Copy

  • Colour copy of your Passport Bio page and Last page containing details of Full name, Nationality, Date and Place of birth, Passport number, Date of Issue & Expiry, Name of Father/Legal Guardian, Name of Mother, etc


  • Your Passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months at the time of travel


  • Only normal passports will be accepted to apply for Visa

Photograph

  • Size 4.3 * 5.5 cms


  • Only colour photograph with white background will be accepted


  • 80% of your face should be visible

Etihad Airways Confirmed Ticket

  • Confirmed ticket travelling into Abu Dhabi and onwards from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways ,showing more than one entry and exit .


  • Only ticket with multiple entry and exit itinerary with Etihad Airways will be accepted .

Visa Fees

  • Please visit Visa Fee section for further information

Application Form

  • Completed/Signed application form is mandatory to process your visa


  • You can complete the visa form "Online"

Following "Additional documents" might help you to speed up the visa processing time:

Frequent traveller

  • If you have travelled to UAE in the last one year Entry/exit stamp pages of your Passport

Invite from your immediate family members

  • Invitation Letter


  • Passport copy


  • Valid Residence visa copy of the host

Travel history

  • Please upload copy of your visa or travel proof, if you have travelled at least once in the last 5 years to/or holding a valid visa for countries like USA, UK, Schengen countries, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Canada

Children travelling with parents:

Child having own passport and travelling with parents:

Please upload following documents

  • Complete the application form


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Child details endorsed in parent's passport:

  • The applicant must upload the copy of the passport where the child details are endorsed


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy of parents


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Note: Each applicant has to file a separate application. If your child details are endorsed in your (Parents) passport please use “Accompanied applicant” option to enter your child details.

Important Instructions:

    Dependants of the Applicants:
  • Dependants are defined as Spouse/ Children below 21 years of age / Parents above 60 years of age. Supporting Documents proving the relation status has to be enclosed by guest


  • For minor/Married women:
  • Photo ID of parents/ husband. Copy of the host passport / residence visa


  • Etihad Airways reserves the rights about sponsorship


  • Etihad Airways will not sponsor unaccompanied minor and students


  • Please note the immigration department will consider applications from minors or students only if they are travelling with parents


  • Only machine readable Passports will be accepted. Hand written Passport will not be accepted


  • Document upload:
  • Only JPEG format will accept and document size should not be more than 1 MB


  • E-Visa sponsored by Etihad Airways cannot be extended

Long Term Visit Visa-Multiple Entry

Available for Selected countries. The long term Visit Visa applies to tourists who wish to spend more than 30 days in UAE, those coming for family visit as well as those on long-term visits. It requires the sponsorship of any UAE resident.

  • Validity of permit: 60 days including the issuance day


  • Duration of stay: Within 90 Days starting First Entry Day. (Example : first entry day 01st Mar , last date to be inside The UAE 29th May ) with multiple entry and exit option


  • Number of entry: Mutiple entry is permitted


  • Extendable: No

Mandatory Requirements:

Passport Copy

  • Colour copy of your Passport Bio page and Last page containing details of Full name, Nationality, Date and Place of birth, Passport number, Date of Issue & Expiry, Name of Father/Legal Guardian, Name of Mother, etc


  • Your Passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months at the time of travel


  • Only normal passports will be accepted to apply for Visa

Photograph

  • Size 4.3 * 5.5 cms


  • Only colour photograph with white background will be accepted


  • 80% of your face should be visible

Etihad Airways Confirmed Ticket

  • Confirmed ticket travelling into Abu Dhabi and onwards from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways ,showing more than one entry and exit .


  • Only ticket with multiple entry and exit itinerary with Etihad Airways will be accepted .

Visa Fees

  • Please visit Visa Fee section for further information

Application Form

  • Completed/Signed application form is mandatory to process your visa


  • You can complete the visa form "Online"

UAE Resident Host

  • Host Valid UAE Resident Visa copy


  • Host Valid Emirates ID copy


  • Host Local Contact Number


  • Host Email Address

Following "Additional documents" might help you to speed up the visa processing time:

Frequent traveller

  • If you have travelled to UAE in the last one year Entry/exit stamp pages of your Passport

Invite from your immediate family members

  • Invitation Letter


  • Passport copy


  • Valid Residence visa copy of the host

Travel history

  • Please upload copy of your visa or travel proof, if you have travelled at least once in the last 5 years to/or holding a valid visa for countries like USA, UK, Schengen countries, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Canada

Children travelling with parents:

Child having own passport and travelling with parents:

Please upload following documents

  • Complete the application form


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Child details endorsed in parent's passport:

  • The applicant must upload the copy of the passport where the child details are endorsed


  • Photograph


  • Passport copy of parents


  • Birth Certificate should be in English or Arabic. Please note translated documents should be attested and attestation should be on the same page

Note: Each applicant has to file a separate application. If your child details are endorsed in your (Parents) passport please use “Accompanied applicant” option to enter your child details.

Important Instructions:

    Dependants of the Applicants:
  • Dependants are defined as Spouse/ Children below 21 years of age / Parents above 60 years of age. Supporting Documents proving the relation status has to be enclosed by guest


  • For minor/Married women:
  • Photo ID of parents/ husband. Copy of the host passport / residence visa


  • Etihad Airways reserves the rights about sponsorship


  • Etihad Airways will not sponsor unaccompanied minor and students


  • Please note the immigration department will consider applications from minors or students only if they are travelling with parents


  • Only machine readable Passports will be accepted. Hand written Passport will not be accepted


  • Document upload:
  • Only JPEG format will accept and document size should not be more than 1 MB


  • E-Visa sponsored by Etihad Airways cannot be extended

Documents Required From Host
  • Invitation Letter Duly Signed


  • Valid Passport Copies Of Relevant Pages


  • Valid Residence Visa Copy