Burundian visa for Kenyan citizens

A visa is NOT required for Kenyan passport holders visiting Burundi for a short-term stay: 3 months.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Kenyan citizens to enter Burundi for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 3 months
Evisa Burundi e-visa for Kenyan citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Burundi visa on arrival for Kenyan citizens Not Available

Burundi tourist visa requirements:

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

If you are looking for Burundi 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 Burundi nearest your place of residence.

  • Nairobi: The Embassy of Burundi in Nairobi, Kenya (Working hours: Close now)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Kenya) estimated Change (%)
2008 174 N/A
2009 182 4.60%
2010 122 -32.97%
2011 124 1.64%
2012 126 1.61%
2013 201 59.52%
2014 202 0.50%
2015 113 -44.06%
2016 161 42.48%
2017 257 59.63%

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

Burundi & Kenya comparison

Burundi's area is approximately 25,680 km2 (9,915 sq mi), while the area of Kenya is approximately 569,140 km2 (219,746 sq mi). This means Kenya is 22.16 times bigger than Burundi.

As of July 2021, Burundi's population is ~32.7 million people - 89,900,672 fewer people than the population of Kenya.

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

Burundi Kenya Difference
Population (est 2021) 32,727,346 122,628,018 89.9 million fewer people live in Burundi than Kenya
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 36 5 Burundi has 31 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Kenya.
Travel freedom (2021) 20 43 Burundi passport holders visit 23 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 20 94 Burundian hosts 74 fewer foreign missions than Kenya.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Kenya visiting Burundi in 2017 was approximately 257.

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