Although it is easy to apply for a visa there are some details that you should be aware of. Before any of those details are dealt with however, it is important to know exactly where you are traveling to. This can prevent you from having to pay too many fees while applying for your visa. A quick glance at the Kenya tourist board should give you a good idea of what area you plan on visiting, but if you are unclear you can call the relevant authorities for further information.
When applying for a visa, there are certain documents you need to present. These documents include proof that you are a citizen of the United States, proof of income, identity, a recent photograph of yourself, passport photos, and any employment contracts. An application form should be completed that includes questions about your destination and your relationship to the Kenyan tourist board. You will also need to present letters of reference including your employer, an elder or a friend who is a resident of the area. Your application can take up to four weeks to process, but the weight does not have to be long.
When you visit Kenya, no matter how long your visa is for, you cannot leave the country until it is in place. If you are planning on traveling to Nairobi to check in at Mombasa airport, your visa will expire. This also means that you cannot work while you're in Kenya. However, most hotels and restaurants in Nairobi are open twenty-four hours a day. It is also easy to find work in Kenyan tourism, though there are few jobs in construction and tourism. Most people who leave the country to do so because they need more money, so you might be able to find jobs working as a tour guide or a hotel receptionist.
Kenya is a diverse country. While most areas are desert, others are highlands with volcanic active geothermal activity. The coastal area has white sandy beaches on which to sunbathe and fish. There are also wildlife reserves and national parks in Kenya. There are also other international airports with direct flights from major destinations.
Obtaining a visa to enter the country is fairly simple. This is easiest if you go to the Kenyan consulate abroad and ask for a visa. If you are unsure of your visa requirements you can call the relevant authorities. Avoid using minibuses and taxis that aren't designated for tourists when visiting Kenya. Proper identification is essential and fees can be very high.
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