Embassy of Kenya in Washington


The Kenyan Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Kenyan interests in the United States. The embassy of Kenya also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Kenyan Embassy in Washington is headed by Mr Elkanah Odembo Absalom - Ambassador of Kenya to the United States.


Kenyan Embassy in Washington, the United States 2249 R Street, NW Washington D.C. 20008 United States


(+1) 202-387-6101


(+1) 202-462-3829






Mr Elkanah Odembo Absalom - Ambassador

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Kenyan embassy in Washington 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 Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.kenyaembassy.com ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 202-387-6101 or email information@kenyaembassy.com

Consulates of Kenya in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Kenyan consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the Kenyan consulates in the United States.

Kenyan Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Kenya has consulates in the following cities: Los Angeles and New York

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Kenyan Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to Kenya as wel as for Kenyan citizens in United States. 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.