Hand in your documents

You must bring with you:

The application process will start once all the required documents have been submitted.

Submitting your visa application
You are required to meet in person at the VFS Global Application Center to submit your documents and to capture your biometrics (photo and fingerprints).

You must bring all the documents listed on the relevant checklist with you. You will find the relevant checklist under step 2 in this guide "Gather the necessary documentation". The Embassy will contact you if we need more information.

Please visit the VFS Global website to book an appointment online

Opening hours at VFS Global 

Submission of applications         Monday to Friday        08:00 - 15:00
Walk-in business hours              Monday to Thursday    08:00 - 11:00
Appointment business hours      Monday to Friday        12:00 - 15:00
Passport Collection                    Monday to Thursday   11:00 - 15:00

VFS Global, 5th Floor, Parkfield Building
Muthangari Drive, Off Waiyaki Way, Opposite Safaricom House
Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

Please note that the Embassy cannot receive any physical mail regarding visa applications. All physical documents must to be delivered at the VFS Global Application Center.

EU/EEA family members
EU/EEA family members can apply directly at the Embassy in Nairobi, and pay no visa fee. Please check UDI website to check if you fall under these specific rules.