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The High Commission of the Republic of Kenya in Dar es Salaam Tanzania wishes to inform the general public of the following precautionary measures instituted by the Government of Kenya following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Kenya.
1. Entry into Kenya for persons from any of the countries that have reported coronavirus cases is suspended for 30 days, effective 15th March, 2020.
2. Only Kenyan Citizens and foreigners with valid resident permits will be allowed entry into Kenya during this time, on condition that they proceed on mandatory self-quarantine or check into a government designated quarantine facility.
3. Mandatory self-quarantine is required of any persons who entered Kenya in the last 14 days. Further, anyone exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms (dry cough, fever or difficulty in breathing) is required to visit the nearest health center for testing
4. In the light of the foregoing, the High Commission has suspended the processing and issuance of all visas and travel documents for foreign nationals from 17th March, 2020 to 15thApril, 2020.
5. Any inconvenience is regretted.


17th March, 2020


Consular Section

The Consular Section of the Kenya high Commission, Dar es salaam consists of Kenyan Citizen Services and the Visa Section.

The High Commission assists the diaspora by issuing emergency passports, reports of birth and death abroad and citizen registration, handling applications for huduma number and providing emergency services for Kenyan citizens in distress.

TheĀ Visa Section provides services to those seeking to enter Kenya for a temporary period.


Trade & Business

The Trade Department is represented in through the Trade section at the Kenya High Commission. We have an extensive network of business contacts and knowledge of the Tanzanian market. The primary task is assisting Kenyan companies in their endeavour to export products and services to the Tanzanian market as well as to establish themselves on the Tanzanian market. Besides covering Tanzania the Trade section also assists companies in relation to assignments in Zanzibar .

The Trade section is also responsible for theĀ  Tanzanian operations of Invest in Kenya. Hereby assisting foreign companies to invest in Kenya.


Bilateral Relations

The Mission supports bilateral cooperation between Kenya and Tanzania.
The EAC constitutes the base of our bilateral cooperation. The Mission covers bilateral issues and we work with Tanzania on other issues ranging from counter-terrorism and piracy to shipping, manufacturing, energy, environment and education

The Mission also promotes Kenyan culture in Tanzania and facilitates Kenyan participation in a number of expositions and trade fairs.