Welcome to the German Embassy Nairobi
A warm welcome to the website of the German Embassy Nairobi! We are glad to offer you herewith a wide range of information on Germany, on the multifaceted relations between Germany and Kenya, and on our work.
Kenya’s Democracy is at a Crossroads
Kenya is special. As diplomats living here, we see and admire daily the determination and creativity of the Kenyan people; the energy and innovation of Kenyan business; and the inspiring democratic journey that Kenya has made since independence. These and Kenya’s many other achievements have made it a hub for the region and indeed for the continent and the world.
Kenya’s Democracy is at a Crossroads [pdf, 195.86k]
The Embassy is pleased to announce that a waiting list for Somali applicants for national visa has been implemented. It is now possible to register via the online appointment system. Available dates for the application will be filled out of this list in the order of registration.Please understand that due to the high demand, a longer waiting time until the actual date allocation has to be expected.
DW Akademie: Master‘s Program "International Media Studies"
Since September 2009, Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster is offering the Master’s Program ”International Media Studies“. The bilingual, full-time program for further education combines topics like media and development, journalism, communication
science and media economics, whilst developing skills and competencies that are important for the world of the media.
Applications will be accepted until 31st March 2018. Detailed information on the Master's Program, admission requirements and online application procedure are available on the website:
Deutsche Welle: International Media Studies - Master's Program 2018 [pdf, 2,661.94k]
Facts, not false promises
#rumoursaboutgermany – a new Federal Foreign Office website aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by people smugglers.
WWF and Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) offer free online course. The free and open online course follows the principle of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and includes six chapters on the physical basis of the climate system, the anthropogenic climate change and impacts on nature and society. The course is given in English and will start on October 1st 2017.
Get fit for the Climate
Germany’s guidelines for Africa
Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.
Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa
The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive. Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others.
Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.
Germany’s candidacy on the Security Council
Follow us on Twitter!
The German Embassy Nairobi has launched a Twitter account. Follow us for news, official statements and events!
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The German Embassy Nairobi is also on Facebook. Join us for more news about our activities and events!
German Embassy on Facebook
Please note: separate contacts for the visa section
113 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 30180
00100 Nairobi - Kenia
- +254-(0)20-4262 100
- +254-(0)20-2605 601/602/619*
- *Callers from Nairobi: please also dial the city code (020)
- +254-(0)727 667 474
- +254-(0)20-4262 129
Visa appointments can only be obtained online. Appointments cannot be made by phone.
Online visa appointment
Kindly note that all visa inquiries must be directed to the below-mentioned e-mail address. Please do not use the contact form for visa inquiries.
Telephone service (information only) of the visa section:
Tue and Thu 15:00-16:00 hrs (local time)
(Summer CET + 1h, Winter CET + 2h)
For visa information please see the point "Contact Visa Section".
Access to the Consular Section is by appointment only.
Telephone service (information only):
Tue and Thu 15:00-16:00 hrs (Kenya)
(Summer CET + 1h, Winter CET + 2h)
Please note that Honorary Consuls have a limited scope of action and can only perform certain official acts.
Ms. Kerstin Henri
The Centre for Environment and Education
Nature Seychelles - Roch Caiman
P.O. Box 1310
Victoria - Mahe - Seychelles