Those Guatemalans who are planning a distant, exotic holiday with family or friends are more often taking into consideration the marvelous land of Kenya.
Each year tourist visa applications used to overflow the immigration office desks. The entire process of applying for a regular visa was filled with bureaucracy and complicatedness.
It used to take weeks or sometimes even months to get the final decision made by the government regarding your application.
Luckily, the Kenyan government has introduced a new version of their visa policy a couple of years ago. The main focus has been put on simplifying the entire process, to make it more approachable towards the applicant.
That is why it has never been simpler to get a Kenyan visa for Guatemalan citizens.
The government has introduced the system of applying for an eVisa, which enables each traveler to get the proper travel authorization in advance, conveniently from their homes.
The entire process can be completed online and all the requirements are most likely already in your possession.
What are the requirements for a Kenyan visa for Guatemalan citizens and what documents should I prepare to apply online?
Before applying, there is a couple of crucial information that needs to be taken under close attention. It is required for each traveler to submit a separate application.
There is no need to apply for minors under the age of 16 since the government of Kenya has authorized this age group to enter the country without any additional documentation or charges independently to their nationality.
Moreover, each applicant has to confirm if the passport validity exceeds 6 months from the planned entry date. The rest of the requirements are dependable on the planned purpose of stay in Kenya.
If you are intending to enter the country territory as a tourist you have to provide 2 additional documents. The first one is the passports’ biodata page copy.
It has to be clear, legible, without any glares and all 4 corners (including 2 bottom lines) have to be visible on the final scan.
The other document that is expected for you to provide for a tourist application, is a photograph. It doesn’t need to be a professional photograph.
While traveling to Kenya for business purposes you will be requested to provide 1 additional document apart from the above-mentioned ones. You have to prepare an invitation letter issued under your name by the company located in Kenya.
While transiting through Kenya, an additional document is also required. Transit eVisa to Kenya is an authorization valid from a certain point in time (provided in the application), entitling your stay in the country territory for 3 days.
Apart from providing a passports’ biodata page copy and a photograph of an applicant you are also expected to enclose air tickets proving that your intended stay does not exceed the above mentioned time frame.
If you are unable to provide any of the mentioned documents at the time of completing your application, or at any point, a technical problem has occurred, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and attach the requested as an attachment to the email.
How can I apply for a Kenyan visa for Guatemalan citizens and what are the steps of an online eVisa application?
The entire process of applying for an eVisa has been simplified to the maximum so that the majority of nationalities can apply online.
The Kenyan government has conducted a list of countries that are authorized to use an eVisa service instead of the complex regular one that requires visiting the Embassy.
Citizens of Guatemala are eligible to apply online, but if you are applying for someone whose nationality differs please find the link to the complete list enclosed here.
The whole process of applying for a Kenyan eVisa has been separated into 3 convenient steps.
In the first one, you are expected to provide essential details such as your nationality, name and surname, and passport details.
After you have completed the initial step, you will be requested to provide the necessary documents. They vary depending on the purpose of stay in Kenya however, each applicant has to provide passports’ biodata page copy and a photograph.
If you cannot attach any of the mentioned while completing your application, or at any point, a technical error has occurred, please contact email@example.com and attach the requested as an attachment to the email.
Once you have attached all the requested documents, you will be requested to select the most convenient payment method.