Djiboutian visa for Kenyan citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Kenyan passport holders visiting Djibouti for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Kenyan citizens to enter Djibouti for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Djibouti e-visa for Kenyan citizens Eligible
Visa on arrival Djibouti visa on arrival for Kenyan citizens Not Available

Djibouti tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Kenyan passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Djibouti.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Djibouti.

If you are looking for Djibouti visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Kenya, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Djibouti nearest your place of residence.

  • Nairobi: The Embassy of Djibouti in Nairobi, Kenya (Working hours: Open now. Close in 2 hours 3 minutes)

Djibouti visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Djibouti diplomatic mission offices to Kenya for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Kenya traveling to Djibouti from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Kenya) estimated Change (%)
2008 46 N/A
2009 50 8.70%
2010 44 -12.00%
2011 48 9.09%
2012 52 8.33%
2013 54 3.85%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Djibouti & Kenya comparison

Djibouti's area is approximately 23,180 km2 (8,949 sq mi), while the area of Kenya is approximately 569,140 km2 (219,746 sq mi). This means Kenya is 24.55 times bigger than Djibouti.

As of July 2021, Djibouti's population is ~1.8 million people - 122,810,043 fewer people than the population of Kenya.

We have highlighted Djibouti & Kenya’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Djibouti Kenya Difference
Population (est 2021) 1,833,294 124,643,337 122.8 million fewer people live in Djibouti than Kenya
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 25 5 Djibouti has 20 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Kenya.
Travel freedom (2021) 14 43 Djibouti passport holders visit 29 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 28 94 Djiboutian hosts 66 fewer foreign missions than Kenya.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Kenya travel to Djibouti in one year?

The number of visitors from Kenya visiting Djibouti in 2013 was approximately 54.

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Useful Information

  • Djibouti to Nairobi: 1274.10 km (791.69 mi)
  • Travel time: 2 hours 39 minutes

This page was last updated on: December 25, 2020, 16:39 p.m.