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Kenyan DIS Update: Special Passes

Lynn Mackenzie, J.D., LLM Courtesy of IKM Advocates Please see the directive from the Directorate of Immigration Services (DIS) on special passes:- Directive The DIS has reviewed the eligibility requirements for special passes…

Pre-Travel e-Visa Requirement for Kenya

Lynn Mackenzie, J.D., LLM Courtesy of IKM Advocates Please see the directive from the Directorate of Immigration Services (DIS) on the pre-travel visa requirement:- Directive The DIS is in the process of fully automating the…

Kenyan Immigration Update: Introduction of Document Upload Platform and Digitization of Foreigner Registration Appointment Scheduling

The Kenyan Directorate of Immigration Services (DIS) has issued the following updates. 1.    Document Upload Platform   Directive Pursuant to the attached notice, the DIS is currently piloting an online document uploading…

Directorate of Immigration Services in Kenya: Change of Stay in Country Regulations

By Lynn Mackenzie, J.D., LLM Courtesy of IKM Advocates Considering the eased COVID-19 related restrictions and resumption of international travel, the Directorate of Immigration (Kenya) has lifted an earlier amnesty on stay in the country…

Safaricom Launches Lipa Na M-Pesa Business App for Kenyan Market

Safaricom has announced a Lipa Na M-PESA Business smartphone app for the more than 170,000 merchants on the service. Named “M-PESA for Business“, it will empower business owners to access real-time statements, export statements, and…