Kenya visa requirements for Nigeriens

Travel and visa requirements

Kenyan Visa is not required for Nigeriens

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Niger visiting Kenya can apply for an electronic visa for a period of 90 days duration of stay.
  • Niger passports must reach the validity of three months as stipulated by the Kenyan travel requirement.
  • Visitors are advised to leave at two blank pages of their passport for entry stamps.
  • Intending Niger visitors must provide a Certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination.
  • The associated plug type is G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. Kenya operates on a 240V supply voltage and 50Hz.
  • Kenya uses the East Africa Time zone (GMT+3) hence, Kenya is 2 hours ahead of Niger.
  • Options for getting around Kenya include airlines, trains, car hires and taxis, public transport like 'matatus' and buses.
  • The estimated flight time from Niamey, Niger to Nairobi, Kenya is 5 hours, 41 minutes.
  • Visitors are allowed to possess money amount up to 100,000 Kenyan Shillings on exit.
  • The Bantu Swahili language and English serve as Kenya’s official languages but there are more speakers of Swahili than English in the country.
  • The popularly cooked Kenyan food is Ugali when cooked and unga when raw with rice. Ugali is usually served as a white stiff porridge, good for dipping in stews or making into a makeshift spoon when eaten with hands.
  • The predominant religion in Kenya is Christianity, Islam is the second-largest religion in Kenya, other faiths practised in Kenya are Baha'i, Buddhism, Hinduism and traditional religions.
  • Lake Victoria is the world’s second-largest freshwater lake found in Kenya. Kenya shares Lake Victoria with Tanzania and Uganda.
  • Mount Kenya national park and Lake Turkana National park are world heritage sites in Kenya.
  • The national parks are known to have 110 different species of bats.
  • Kenya shares its land borders with Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
  • The biggest five animals rhinos, leopards, lions, buffalo, and elephants can all be found in Kenya.
  • Wildlife safari is the soul of Kenya’s tourism with safe infrastructure like buses, jeep and light aircraft are put in place for the comfort of tourists exploring the country. 
  • Tsavo, the largest national park in Kenya, is one of the most frequently visited tourist spots.
  • Some of the oldest known paleontological records of history have been found in Kenya.
  • Lions and Leopards are part of the landscape of the country which has made Kenya one of East Africa’s Favourite Safari destinations.
  • Kenya is also a great place for cultural encounters as there are more than 40 different ethnic groups in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the legal drinking age in Kenya?

In Kenya, selling, supply and giving of alcohol to any person under the age of 18 is an offence under the Alcoholic Drinks Control Act 2010.

Are there malaria-carrying mosquitoes in Kenya?

Malaria risk is high throughout the year in the whole country, but low in Nairobi, the immediate surrounding areas, and the highlands (above 2500m) of Central, Eastern, Nyanza, Rift Valley, and Western Provinces. Malaria precautions such as Malaria pills, mosquito nets and repellents are essential for travellers.

Is it safe to visit Kenya?

Kenya is a relatively safe country to tour but exercise a high degree of caution as terrorist attacks have occurred with little or no warning, targeting Kenyan and foreign government facilities.

What is the capital of Kenya?

Nairobi city is the capital of Kenya. It is situated in the south-central part of the country and lies 300 miles (480 km) northwest of Mombasa, Kenya's major port on the Indian Ocean.