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Greater travel convenience for HKSAR passport holders going to Kenya

22 January 2020

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has received notification from the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in the People's Republic of China that HKSAR passport holders may apply for an entry visa for a maximum stay of three months upon arriving in Kenya as a visitor. HKSAR passport holders may also apply for an online e-visa for travelling to Kenya. For application for an online e-visa, please visit the website of the Government of Kenya at HKSAR passport holders are advised to consult the Embassy for detailed information before travelling.

An Immigration Department spokesman said, "Kenya is along the Belt and Road. Under the Belt and Road Initiative, this visa-on-arrival arrangement would bring greater travel convenience to HKSAR passport holders visiting Kenya and strengthen the tourism, cultural and economic ties between the two places."

Including Kenya, 168 countries and territories have granted visa-free access or visa-on-arrival to HKSAR passport holders. Please visit the following website for details:

or scan the attached code.

Visa-free access or visa-on-arrival for HKSAR Passport