All international students are required to obtain a student pass (Visa).

The Directorate of Corporate Affairs contact facilitates the process of student pass (Visa) once admitted.

The information on students who require a visa for study in Kenya by country click here

The documents required are available here

Students who have challenges in creating an account can send their documents to or

New Applicants

  • Detailed and Signed Cover letter addressed to the Director of Immigration Services from the institution indicating the course to be pursued and the duration
  • Signed commitment letter from the sponsor or sponsoring institution or proof of funds for self-sponsored students
  • National passport copy of the sponsor/parent or guardian.
  • Copy of a valid national passport (the bio-data page)
  • Current immigration status for the pupil/student (if in the country)
  • Two (2) recent passport size color photos.
  • Duly certified Copies of basic academic certificates.
  • Documents in foreign languages should be translated into English by either the Embassy, Public Notary, or authorized /recognized institution
  • Clearance letter from Department of Refugee Affairs for refugees.
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the country of origin, or if a resident, from the Kenya Police Service​

In the case of renewal, applicants should in addition provide the following;

  • Copy of student's pass previously held -for renewal cases
  • Certified copies of progress report/transcripts obtained (by the issuing institution)