Market Entry Introductory Service (MEIS)
For the moment, BCCK is not in a position to offer MEIS – which are all delivered by the DIT team in Nairobi
Security and Travel Advice
The most reliable and up to date advice on all aspects of travel to Kenya and security is produced by the FCO
It is possible to buy a three months visitor visa in advance or on arrival in Kenya – the cost is $50.
For working, you can apply for a three month special pass (cost of $500) whilst applying for a work permit.
Full details can be found on the Department of Immigration website under ‘information’ and ‘resources’, including the types of work permits.
Setting up a Business in Kenya
The Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) provide a guide to setting up a business in Kenya.
You can refer to the directory of BCCK member services to find one of our members who can provide the legal support you will need.
Support from UK
Don’t forget that you may be entitled to support from UK Export Finance, more details on their products here; and can speak to International Trade Advisors – via your local Chamber of Commerce
This is a chargeable service that gives you direct access to our trade teams here in Kenya. We aim to ensure that British Business realise export wins by utilizing our local language skills, market knowledge and extensive political and commercial contacts.