Embassy of Kenya in Canberra


The Kenyan Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes Kenyan interests in Australia. The embassy of Kenya also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The Kenyan Embassy in Canberra is headed by Mr Stephen Kipkiyeny Tarus, High Commissioner of Kenya to Australia.


Kenyan High Commission in Canberra, Australia Level 3, Manpower Building 33/35 Ainslie Avenue Canberra ACT 2601 GPO Box 1990 Canberra City ACT 2601 Australia


(+61) 2 6247 4788 / 4722 (+61) 2 6247 4688 / 4311


(+61) 2 6257 6613






Mr Stephen Kipkiyeny Tarus, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

09.00 - 16.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Kenyan embassy in Canberra you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Kenya

For all Kenyan visa related matters contact the embassy in Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.kenya.asn.au ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) 2 6247 4788 / 4722 (+61) 2 6247 4688 / 4311 or email khc-canberra@kenya.asn.au

Consulates of Kenya in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional Kenyan consulates located in Australia.

Please check below for the locations of the Kenyan consulates in Australia.

Kenyan Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, Kenya has consulates in the following cities: Perth

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Kenyan Embassy in Canberra offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Australia to Kenya as wel as for Kenyan citizens in Australia. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Kenyan nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.