US Embassy Nairobi

Learn all there is about the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, including:

  • Who to contact in the US Embassy Nairobi regarding visa issues
  • How and where in Nairobi to get your medical exam
  • Everything you need to know about your visa appointment interview at the U.S. Embassy Nairobi.

For general information on getting a visa to the United States, check out our other helpful immigration guides:

US Embassy Nairobi Contact Information

The main address of the US Embassy Nairobi

Below is the address and general contact information for the U.S. Embassy Nairobi.


United Nations Avenue Nairobi, 00621 Nairobi, Kenya

Are you looking for U.S. Embassy Nairobi contact information? Each individual U.S. consulate or embassy can have many, many phone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information. The information you need will depend on your specific situation.

Read below to find out how to contact the right person at the Nairobi U.S. Embassy.

For questions relating to Immigrant Visas (IVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States permanently, then you are applying for an immigrant visa. To contact US Embassy Nairobi for questions relating to an immigrant visa, use the contact information below.

For questions relating to Nonimmigrant Visas (NIVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States on a temporary basis, then you should be applying for a nonimmigrant visa (NIV). To contact U.S. Embassy Nairobi for questions relating to nonimmigrant visa applications, use the information below:

For questions relating to Fiance Visas:

If you live in Kenya and are engage to be married to a U.S. citizen, you may be interested in getting a fiance visa. To ask questions relating to fiance visas, contact someone at the Nairobi US Embassy by using the following email address:

For questions relating to Diversity Visas:

If are a national of Kenya, and have entered the U.S. diversity visa lottery, you can direct your questions to the US Embassy Nairobi by using the following email address:

US Embassy Nairobi Immigration Medical Exam

To get an immigrant visa through the Nairobi US Embassy , you will need to get an immigration medical exam before your visa interview appointment. Learn more about when and where to get a medical exam, how to schedule one, what to bring to the exam, and what to do afterwards.


How and Where To Get Your Immigration Medical Exam

If your visa interview appointment is in Nairobi, only a designated panel physician in Kenya can perform your medical exam.

Below is a list of designated panel physicians in Nairobi.

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC)

78 United Nations Crescent, Off UN Avenue, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya

How to schedule a medical exam with International Organization for Migration (IOM) Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC):

When are appointments available at International Organization for Migration (IOM) Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC)?

Cost of medical exam at International Organization for Migration (IOM) Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC):

Types Cost

Additional Costs

Special Instructions for Medical Exam

Methods of payment:

What to bring to the medical exam

  • Your visa interview appointment letter
  • Passport
  • Three (3) recently taken passport-sized color photographs
  • Copy of immunization records
  • DS-260 confirmation pages

US Embassy Nairobi Visa Appointment

Here you can learn everything you need to know regarding your immigrant visa appointment at the Nairobi US Embassy . Find out where to go and what to bring, along with instructions on cancelling or rescheduling your Nairobi US Embassy appointment.

What to Bring to Your Immigrant Visa Interview Appointment at the US Embassy Nairobi

  • Your interview letter from National Visa Center (NVC)
  • Your passport (unexpired, and valid for six months beyond your date of intended entry to U.S.)
  • Two (2) color photographs of each person applying for a visa (5 cm x 5 cm, or 2 inch x 2 inch).
  • DS-260 Confirmation Page
  • Confirmation page from your online selection of a delivery address to return your passport
  • Original and copy of civil documents, including your birth certificate, and if applicable, your marriage certificate (if applicable), divorce decress, and death certificates.
    Certificates issued in Somalia will not be accepted.
  • Medical examination results in sealed envelope
  • Original and certified copies of birth certificates for all children of main applicant, even if the child is not immigrating to U.S.
  • I-864 Affidavit of Support and supporting documents (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Proof of U.S. Petitioner’s legal status and domicile in the United States (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Evidence of relationship between petitioner and visa applicant (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Original police certificates

  • Original and one copy of refugee/asylee documents such as 1) Government of Kenya Refugee Certificate/Alien Card, 2) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) identification, 3) Government of Kenya/UNHCR Proof of Registration for refugees, 4) Ugandan Asylum Seeker Attestation Certificate or Refugee Identity Card.
  • A letter from your U.S. employer dated less than one month ago.
  • Original and copy of criminal and court records, if you have been arrested
  • Original and copy of military records
  • Original and copy of adoption documents
  • The original marriage certificate of the petitioner and your biological parent, and a photocopy along with divorce records for any previous marriages of either parent.

Where to Go for Immigrant Visa Interview in Nairobi

On your visa appointment date, arrive at the Nairobi US Embassy address:

United Nations Avenue Nairobi, 00621 Nairobi, Kenya

Sending documents to the U.S. Embassy - Nairobi

Sometimes, a consular or embassy official will ask for additional information or documents from you, either before or after the visa appointment. The Nairobi U.S. Embassy instructs you to send documents in the following ways:

Rescheduling or Cancelling Your Immigrant Visa Appointment at the Nairobi U.S. Embassy

If you need to reschedule or cancel your immigrant visa interview, here are your options.

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