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Dependent and study visas are specific types of Kenyan visas with particular requirements.

Contact IBN Immigration Solutions if you have questions regarding these Kenyan visas. Questions are free!

What is a dependent visa in Kenya?

A dependent visa is for family members who want to join the primary visa holder in Kenya. Dependents can be included on the primary visa holder’s passport. 

Dependents are defined as family members, including spouses and children. You can also apply the definition to other people who, because of age, disability, or incapacity, rely on the primary visa holder for support or maintenance.

Note: In Kenya, a multiple-entry visa is required in addition to the dependent pass. 

What is a study visa in Kenya?

Study visas in Kenya are available for people who want to study or receive training at an educational or vocational establishment.

Note: To enter and remain in Kenya, applicants must have been accepted as students at their education institution of choice.

Kenyan Dependant and Study Visa Requirements, Forms & Documentation:

Contact IBN Immigration Solutions, and we’ll assign a Kenyan immigration specialist to oversee your application process. Your specialist will explain the requirements that must be met for applications to be approved.

Furthermore, should you encounter any difficulty, your consultant will help you acquire the documents necessary to apply for either of these Kenyan visas.

Forms and documents required for visa applications include:
  • Certified copies of your passport, which must be valid for at least six more months.
  • Relevant certified copies of degrees/academic certificates obtained.
  • Two current passport photos in colour.
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Medical Report

Kenyan Dependant and Study Visa Costs and Fees:

The dependent and study visa fees vary, so ensure you understand the requirements as explained by your Kenyan immigration specialist.

Your consultant will provide you with as accurate a cost estimate as possible, based on which of the Kenyan visas you’re applying for, as well as direct and indirect costs, such as passport renewal or expenses related to obtaining a medical report.

If you have any questions regarding the costs and fees for these types of Kenyan visas, don’t hesitate to ask your immigration consultant.

How to Apply for the Kenya Dependant and Study Visa:

  1. Having gone through the requirements and costs of these types of Kenyan visas, your consultant will go through the approval process with you.
  2. Share the completed documents and forms with your consultant to go through them together and ensure everything is correct and in place for your move to Kenya.
  3. Alternatively, you can ask your Kenyan immigration specialist to help you complete the forms to ensure you get everything right the first time and don’t waste time going back and forth.
  4. When you’ve finished the application pack to your satisfaction, your consultant will submit the pack for an in-house quality check.
  5. Your consultant will submit your application to the relevant Kenyan immigration authority when it’s passed the assessment.
  6. Provided you’ve met all of the requirements, the approval process for your Kenyan visa should go smoothly without any annoying and costly delays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Kenyan Dependent visas are valid for as long as the primary visa holder is.

Study visas are valid for a year or as long as the duration of the study period in Kenya.

However, students must renew their visas. They can do so in Kenya.
There is no need to return to their home country or country of residence outside Kenya.

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