Opening hours, location & holidays
Consular section: Mon-Fri, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
The consular section is only open for consular affairs (no visa matters). Consult our public holiday list for closed days.
Visa section: on appointment only
Access to the visa section is striclty on appointment. For visa applications, please follow our visa procedures and get your appointment on-line.
To the visa procedures
Visa and/or passports of visa applicants can only be collected on Wednesday between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Alternatively, visa and/or passports can be sent to you through G4S courier service at a small fee. A G4S service point is available at the Embassy (open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 noon). Delivery usually takes 1 to 2 working days. For your convenience, we recommend you use the courier service.
Due to security reasons no electronic devices (mobile phones, cameras, laptops etc.) are allowed on our premises. All electronic devices will have to be left at the main gate reception.
Public holidays 2013
The Embassy will remain closed on the following days in 2013:
|Tue||1 January||New Year|
|Fri||29 March||Good Friday|
|Mon||1 April||Easter Monday|
|Wed||1 May||Labour Day|
|Mon||20 May||Whit Monday|
|Sat||1 June||Madaraka Day|
|In August (tbc)||Idd ul Fitr|
|Thu||3 October||Day of German Unity|
|Sun||20 October||Kenyatta Day (the Embassy will be open Monday 21 October)|
|Thu||12 December||Jamhuri Day|
|Tue||24 December||Christmas Eve|
|Wed||25 December||Christmas Day|
|Thu||26 December||Boxing Day|
|Tue||31 December||New Year's Eve|