East Africa Tourist Visa FAQs

by | Jul 24, 2021

What is an East Africa visa?

The East Africa Tourist Visa will allow travel between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the same multiple entry visa.

This visa is the result of a joint initiative made by the Heads of States of the respective partner countries to boost regional travel and create opportunities for tourists to explore the diversity of East Africa.

Travelers from any country can obtain a multiple entry visa that will allow entry to the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, and the Republic of Uganda for tourism over period of 90 days.

What is the difference between visa application fee and visa processing fee?
  • Visa Application fee is the fee you pay to the embassy for applying for a visa
  • Visa Processing fee is the fee you pay to TATAgency for visa services rendered to you
I want to apply for an East Africa visa, what are the requirements?
  • Identity Documents:

    Clear passport date-page
    A clear photograph
  • Yellow fever vaccination card

  • Tourist Visit:

    Travel itinerary (Details about places to visit if going as tourist)
    Hotel bookings
  • Family Visit:
    Invitation Letters from family
    Identity card / Passport / Alien card / Entry permit of the host
How much does East Africa visa application & processing fee cost?
Application fee $110
Processing fee N57,800
What does visa processing fee cover?
  • Filling of client’s application form
  • Flight reservation
  • Hotel reservation
  • Advisory services based on our experience
  • Documentation review
  • Guiding client through the application process
  • Further assistance where needed
Do I have to pay all the money at once?

Yes

Will I go for interview?

No. 

 

Is it paper submission or online?

Online submission

If I am not physically in Lagos, can I still apply with TATAgency?
Yes you can. We will be in constant guidance and contact with you
Is your visa guaranteed?

We do not guarantee visa as visa apporval is at the discretion of the consular, however we have a success rate of 91.7%

What if I am refused a visa, will there be a refund?

No, once the application has been submitted to the Kenyan government, the e-Visa application fees are non-refundable, but you can reapply without paying TATAgency processing fee

Can I travel immediately my visa is out?
Yes you can
How do I trust TATAgency?
  • We are registered with CAC
  • We are IATA Accredited 
  • We are registered with NCAA
  • We are registered with NANTA
  • We have our office in Lagos and Canada
  • You can visit our website: www.tatagency.com
After getting my visa, can TATAgency assist with flight and accommodation?
Yes we can. We offer further discount for client who processed their visa with us
How long is the visa processing time with the embassy?

The processing time is 3-4 business days.

What is the duration of the Visa?

90days from the date of approval.

What is the number of entries on the visa?

Multiple entry to all three countries

Can I extend my visa?

No, you cannot extend.

Which country will I enter from?

The holder of the East Africa Tourist Visa shall enter the region from the country that issued the visa and move within the two other countries without applying for another visa or paying another visa fee.

The holder shall also be allowed to move out of the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, and the Republic of Uganda and return without having to pay for another visa. This will only be applicable for the validity period of the visa (90 days from visa approval).