Embassy of UAE in Nairobi, Kenya
Embassy of UAE in Nairobi, Kenya located at Nyerere Road (next to Zambia High Commission). View larger location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of United Arab Emirates or view address, phone, fax, email, office hours, official website, consular services, visa types, social media channels, and head of mission (HOM).
Embassy AddressNyerere Road (next to Zambia High Commission)
- +245 709 991 888, +254 709 991 999
- [email protected]
- Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The following is a brief listing of services that are offered at Embassy of UAE in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Process passport applications
- Process visa applications
- Notarize certain documents
- Legalization of documents
- Issuing emergency travel documents
- Certificate of good conduct
Head of Mission
Tarek Ibrahim Hasan Al Shehi, Chargé d'affaires
Common Visa Types
Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to United Arab Emirates without a visa. The most common types of United Arab Emirates visas are the following.
- Tourist visa
- Business visa
- Employment visa
- Residence visa
- Student visa
- Retirement visa for UAE residents
- Patient entry permit
- Transit visa
30 days visa (extendable) on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can obtain an extendable visa upon arrival for 30 days: Andorra, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Vatican City, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Russia, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Ukraine, Mauritius, China, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States.
90 days visa (extendable) on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can obtain an extendable visa upon arrival for 90 days: South Korea, Argentina, Bahamas, Solomon Islands, and Nauru.
90 days visa (non-extendable) on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a non-extendable visa upon arrival for 90 days: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Switzerland, Finland, Poland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Liechtenstein, and Czech Republic.
UAE Transit visas are either for 48 hours or for 96 hours. 48 hours Transit visa is issued free of charge. UAE based-airlines can arrange transit visa prior to your journey.
UAE work permit
The sponsoring UAE employer needs to apply to MoHRE (Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation) for the work permit. MoHRE issues work permits. The employer will send the work permit to the employee. The work permit holder can enter the UAE for employment, but that work permit is valid for two months only. Within the scope of 60 days employee and employer have to arrange to get the employee's UAE Resident Identity (Emirates ID) Card, Labour Card and stamping the UAE Residence visa. For more information please visit: https://www.mohre.gov.ae/en/home.aspx.
Diplomatic missions of United Arab Emirates in neighbouring countries/regions of Kenya:
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This page was last edited on 12 January 2022, at 09:03 AM (EST).