Kenya


INTRODUCTION

Uniglo Financial can provide a comprehensive range of payroll services in Kenya. The individual is treated as an Employee by Uniglo Financial local partner and income is paid in the form of professional fees, allowances and expenses, the proportions depending on individual circumstances.

TAX AND SOCIAL SECURITY

If you provide us with the earning rates of your contractors, we can come back to you with a breakdown of the contractor’s potential net retentions. We are able to provide highly tax efficient solutions in Kenya. Please call us to discuss further.

IMMIGRATION

A work permit application is applied for is applied for in Kenya with a 1 or 2-year option. To enter Kenya, the applicant can apply for a Special pass. The special pass allows the applicant to work for 3 months while applying for the long-term work permit

DOCUMENTS

A list of documents will be provided upon confirmation of the visa process.

CLEARANCE VISA
Citizens of the following countries need to have a visa prior to arrival in Kenya: – Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Senegal, Somali, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan and Yemen.

Nationals of the following countries do not need visas to travel to Kenya: Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei-Darussalam, Burundi, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This is only for Tourist purposes and all nationalities need to apply for a Special Pass.

BUSINESS VISA

Uniglo Financial can offer a Business Visa service (where necessary) but it is recommended that we arrange Work Permits and full local employment for all contractors.

WORK & RESIDENCE PERMIT

SHORT TERM VISA- SPECIAL PASS
PROCESSING TIME: 15-30 Working Days
PRE-APPLICATION: Yes- online Authorisation
APPLICATION: In county
VALIDITY: 90 days
EXTENSIONS: Yes, once only for 90 days
NOTE: You can Apply in country upon entry with a valid Business Permit

FEES:

800 USD for Special Pass
300 USD for Business Visa- 5- 10 days

LONG TERM WORK PERMIT- CLASS D

PROCESSING TIME: 30-60 days
PRE-APPLICATION: Yes
APPLICATION: In-Country Application
VALIDITY: 1 year
EXTENSIONS: yes
FEES-

4000 USD– Work Permit Including Gov Fees.

The applicant needs to pay a repatriation cost which is 100 000 Kenyan Shillings. This will be refunded when he leaves the country.

Please note that this does not include translation costs or courier fees

MONTHLY MANAGEMENT FEES: 495 USD