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Visa Information for Kenya


Nationals of the following countries do not need visas to travel to Kenya: Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei-Darussalam, Burundi, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Citizens of the following countries need to have a visa prior to arrival in Kenya: -
Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Senegal, Somali, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan and Yemen

If your country is not listed above, visas can be obtained at the Airport (or any entry point) upon arrival for US$50 single entry or US$100 for multi entry.

It is advisable to obtain the visa from a Kenyan Embassy/High Commission abroad prior to departure. Where applicable, visa fees are as follows: - Transit Visa = US$20 per person; Reference Fee: US$10; Single Entry Visa= US$50 for three months (extendable for a similar period) Multiple Journey Visa= US$100.

N/b: Please confirm Visa fees with the authorities.

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E-procurement Online Government procurement in Kenya

Do you want to participate in E-Procurement Online Government Procurement?

The Kenyan Government procurement process has moved online. This is facilitated by the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS). IFMIS is an initiative of the national Treasury aimed at enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in public Financial Management.

The National treasury has committed resources to ensure that all procurement process of Ministries, departments, Agencies and counties in done electronically through e-procurement. Procurement will not be done manually. The shift from manual to e-procurement makes public procurement efficient and effective. It will also enhance openness and accountability at all levels for the benefit of all suppliers.

To be able to participate in e-procurement as a supplier, you must ensure that your business entity is; registered with the registrar of companies, have a tax compliance certificate and an AGPO certificate for companies owned by youth, women and persons with disabilities.

Once the business entity has the Company registration in Kenya certificate, a tax compliance certificate and an AGPO certificate (where applicable), it is supposed to obtain an IFMS number through participation in a pre-qualification process or invitation to bid which is done through responding to pre-qualification notices in the media.

IFMS number is free once you pick the government entity you intend to supply to, give them your details which include; company’s physical address, postal address, Telephone numbers, e-mail address, company’s contact person, Bank and Branch, AGPO certificate where applicable, company’s registration number or business number and a KRA pin number.

The Government entity will ensure that your company or business entity is defined in the system to obtain an IFMIS number and also send a username and password to help the supplier log in to the Kenya supplier portal. This will enable the supplier to receive notification for tenders respond to them.


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AMREF Flying Doctors
1.AMREF Flying Doctors provides air evacuation and rescues, as well as air and ground ambulance services to people in Africa.
2.AMREF Flying Doctors also provides various support services, taking much of the burden off patients and their families in their time of need.
3.AMREF Flying Doctors run First Aid courses for organizations, tour operators and corporates.
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St John Ambulance Kenya
St John Ambulance is Kenya’s most experienced and preferred organization in first aid and ambulance services. Our number one priority is to maintain the care and comfort of the patient while meeting their individual needs.  St John is a founded on compassion and service to humanity.  
We provide 24-Hr emergency help during accidents, fires, and other disasters. In case of emergency, call the most convenient of these St John Ambulance Emergency Centers


The Kenya Red Cross Society

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The Kenya Red Cross Society is constitutionally mandated with the responsibility of assisting the Kenyan Government carry out humanitarian work in times of peace or conflict. Natural disasters such as drought, famine and floods. The purpose of the Disaster Response Field Manual is to provide all Kenya Red Cross personnel, field staff and volunteers with clear guidelines and procedures in order to carry out efficient and effective relief operation in accordance with the fundamental Principles of the InternationalRedCross & Red Crescent Movement and the Code of Conduct for Disaster Response...


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