Kenya visa requirements for Pakistanis

Travel and visa requirements

Kenyan Visa is not required for Pakistanis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Pakistan citizens visiting Kenya are granted visa upon arrival for the duration of 90 days.
  • Pakistanis can also opt to apply for an electronic visa for the same duration of stay.
  • Pakistan passports must reach the validity of 3 months as stipulated by the Kenyan travel requirement.
  • Visitors are advised to leave at 2 blank pages of their passport for entry stamps
  • Intending 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, Pakistan is 2 hours ahead of Kenya.
  • Options for getting around Kenya include airlines, trains, car hires and taxis, public transport like 'matatus' and buses.
  • The estimated flight time from Islamabad, Pakistan to Nairobi, Kenya is 7 hours, 14 minutes.
  • Visitors are allowed to possess money amount up to 100,000 Kenyan Shillings on exit
  • The Kenyan Shilling is the currency of Kenya.
  • The Bantu Swahili language and English serves as Kenya’s official languages but there are more speakers of Swahili than English in the country.
  • The popularly cooked Kenyan foods are Maize meal called Ugali, when cooked and unga when raw and rice. Ugali is usually served as a white stiff porridge, good for dipping in stews or making into a makeshift spoon when you eat with your 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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

Can I exceed my stay in Kenya?

Yes, your visas can be renewed for another 90 days at the immigration headquarters.

Are there zoos in Kenya?

Yes, there are zoos such as the Giraffe Park in Nairobi and the Haller Park in Mombasa.

What are the best National parks to visit in Kenya?

The Amboseli National Park, The Maasai Mara National Reserve, The Tsavo East National Park and others are recommended for visitors.

Can I use foreign currencies in Kenya?

Yes, Global currencies such as dollars and pounds can be used in many tourist areas but the exchange rates offered are not likely to be as good as you would get in a bank.