SPECIAL VISA REQUIREMENTS STRICLTY FOR STIPENDIUM HUNGARICUM SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS
I. Each applicant must appear in person at the Embassy for Personal identification check to have his/her biometric data taken
- Valid passport
- Duly completed student visa application form (attached)
- One recent-passport size photograph (coloured) with a white background (photo requirements are seperately attached)
- Letter of University acceptance
- Scholarship Award Letter from Tempus Foundation
- All your academic certificates based on the applicant applied for the scholarship – originals will be required for verification
The visas will be issued free of charge. However, those who reside outside Kenya will have to pay amount of KES 5,158 for the courier service – for sending the passport back to the visa applicant after visa issuance. This fee is only payable in KES by bank card! In case the applicant doesn’t have a bank card, the Consular Section will direct him/her to the closest bank branch in order to deposit the fee on the day of application
Important information notice from Schengen Member States to Kenyan passport holders
According to an official notification from the Kenyan authorities issued to all diplomatic missions, all Kenyan passports – except the new East African Community biometric e-Passport – will be rendered invalid from 1 September 2019.
The Schengen Member States therefore wish to inform the Kenyan public that from 1 June 2019 ONLY the new East African Community biometric e-Passport can be accepted for Schengen visa applications.
According to Article 12 (a) of the Regulation (EC) No. 810/2009, commonly known as “Visa Code”, the validity of a travel document shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Schengen Member States.
Each and every applicant will be expected to make his/her visa application appointment online through this link: https://konzinfobooking.mfa.gov.hu/home
Important visa related information can also be found on the Embassy’s website under „Visa information”: https://nairobi.mfa.gov.hu/eng#