Kenya visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Kenyan Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Tunisia passport holders can visit Kenya for a duration of 90 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Nationals of Tunisia are required to have a  passport valid for six months beyond the date of entry into Kenya.
  • Visitors are advised to leave at least 2 blank pages of their passport for entry and exit stamps.
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from Tunisians on arrival, they also however advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling.
  • Visitors with foreign currency over $10,000 will be required to declare it
  • Tourists from Tunisia below 18 years hoping to travel to Kenya must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Pets may enter Kenya via Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and must arrive as air cargo. Also your pet will need an IATA-compliant pet crate for traveling as air cargo.
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket and evidence of sufficient funds to spend during their stay in Kenya.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Kenya and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay, which can be a hotel reservation is needed.
  • Intending visitors can get to Kenya from any international airport in Tunisia. These airports can be found in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Kenya Airways, EgyptAir, Air France and British Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Tunisia to Kenya.
  • The estimated flight time from Tunis to Nairobi, Kenya is 12 hours, and from Sfax it is 18 hours, 5 minutes.
  • The best times to visit Kenya is from July to September, during the country's dry season, which also coincides with the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra.
  • Lions and Leopards are part of the landscape of the country which has made Kenya one of East Africa’s Favourite Safari destinations.
  • The Kenyan Shilling is the official currency of Kenya. Visitors with foreign currencies are advised to visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • 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 predominant religion in Kenya is Christianity, Islam is the second-largest religion in Kenya, other faiths practised 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. 
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $50 to spend per day in Kenya.
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Reserve, Tsavo National Park, Samburu, Buffalo Springs, Shaba National Reserves, Lake Nakuru National Park and Lamu Island are some of the tourist attractions in Kenya. 
  • Kenya uses the East Africa Time zone (GMT+3) which puts it two hours ahead of Tunisia.
  • The power and socket plug used in Kenya are of Type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time of year to go to Kenya?

The best time to visit Kenya is during the country's dry season which is between July and September, which also coincides with the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra.

Is hunting allowed in Kenya?

Hunting was banned in Kenya in the 1970s. There is no commercial hunting in the Country. As such, the wildlife outside the parks is severely limited.

What should I wear in Kenya?

Though, many Kenyans choose to dress conservatively with men wearing shirts with long sleeves, while women wear trousers or skirts which cover the knee. Tourists are to dress casual, wearing light, cotton clothing due to the heat and humidity.

Is it safe to go to Kenya?

Despite the talks of Kenya being a country, terrorists can attack anytime, the Kenya Tourism Federation has issued a statement that Kenya is calm and security is stable and that all airports are operating as normal as are train services. Tourists are however advised to be cautious while in the country.