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Travelling to Kenya as a citizen without a Kenyan passport?

Travelling to Kenya as a citizen without a Kenyan passport?

Old Oct 29, 18, 2:36 am
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Travelling to Kenya as a citizen without a Kenyan passport?


i am a dual Irish-Kenyan citizen. My passport got burned when I was burning a bunch of papers and thus I don't have it anymore so I'm only left with my Irish passport which is vaiid. I might be travelling with a relative to Kenya next month during Christmas and was wondering if I could get into Kenya without having to pay for a visa.

I have heard that a dual US/Canadian citizen passed through the border with just a scan of his passport but then the border guard got fired..lol. This is Kenya though so I imagine they'd be more lenient and hopefully I wouldn't have to pay for a visa but that's just speculation.

Do I need to get a Kenyan visa beforehand?
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Old Oct 29, 18, 4:19 am
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If you are a Kenyan citizen, I doubt you can get a visa. Youíd have to check online resources whether a Kenyan national must use his passport to enter the country, or whether you can use your Irish passport. Use Timatic database to determine requirements.

I donít really understand your comment about the immigration officer and how your friend would know he was fired, but itís probably not relevant to your situation.
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Old Oct 29, 18, 12:48 pm
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Shouldn't your first call/email be to the Kenyan Embassy in Dublin?
Embassy of Kenya, Dublin
11 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge Dublin 4,
Tel: +353-1-6136380
Fax: 353-1-6685506
[email protected],
Website: www.kenyaembassyireland.net
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