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About the US embassy and its location in Nairobi, Kenya.

About Kenya

Kenya is located in east Africa. The main languages spoken in Kenya are Swahili and English. The current population (as of 2017) is 49,125,325. Kenya has a human development index (HDI) of 0.590 and therefore can be considered as country with medium human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Kenya. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Nairobi

Nairobi is located in the province of Nairobi  and is the capital of Kenya. 4,000,000 people are living in Nairobi (as of 2017). The city is very important and represents Kenya internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Nairobi, Kenya

Offices located within the US embassy located in Nairobi include:

  • Consular Services + American Citizen Services
  • Foreign Commercial Service
  • Public Affairs Section
  • American Center Nairobi
  • EducationUSA- Educational Advising Service
  • Library of Congress
  • Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Nairobi, Kenya

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone during business hours on +254-(20) 363 6451.

The embassy may also be contacted via email at for immigrants visas, or for non-immigrant visas.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Nairobi, Kenya

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Nairobi, Kenya

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.