Embassy of Italy in Nairobi


The Italian Embassy in Kenya is a bilateral mission in Nairobi and promotes Italian interests in Kenya. The embassy of Italy also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Kenya. The Italian Embassy in Nairobi is headed by Mauro Massoni - Ambassador of Italy to Kenya.


Italian Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya - United Nations Crescent - Opposite Diplomatic Police Unit - Gigiri - P.O. Box 63389-00619 - Nairobi - Kenya


+254 (0)20 5137500


+254 (0)703 136286






Mauro Massoni - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Kenya require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Italian embassy in Nairobi 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 Italy

For all Italian visa related matters contact the embassy in Nairobi before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambnairobi.esteri.it) or contact the visa department by telephone +254 (0)20 5137500 or email ambasciata.nairobi@esteri.it

Consulates of Italy in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi there could be additional Italian consulates located in Kenya.

Please check below for the locations of the Italian consulates in Kenya.

Italian Consulates in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi, Italy has consulates in the following cities: Malindi and Mombasa

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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