U.S. Embassy to Kenya

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The United States Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, stands as a symbol of the strong bilateral relationship between the two countries. Since its establishment in 1964, the embassy has been at the forefront of promoting U.S. interests, providing consular services, and fostering mutual understanding.

A Brief History

The U.S. Embassy to Kenya opened shortly after the country gained independence from British rule. Over the years, it has played a pivotal role in diplomatic relations, development assistance, and cultural exchange.

Mission and Services

The embassy’s mission is to advance the interests of the United States and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Kenya. It offers a range of services, including visa processing, emergency assistance, and various programs aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations.

Recent Developments

Ambassador Margaret “Meg” Whitman, confirmed in July 2022, presented her credentials to President Uhuru Kenyatta and has since been active in enhancing the partnership between the U.S. and Kenya. The embassy has also been involved in significant initiatives, such as partnering with Kilifi County to distribute essential dental care supplies and collaborating on security matters.

Opportunities and Exchange

The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi actively promotes educational and cultural exchanges. It provides information on studying in the U.S. and offers internships and fellowships for those interested in U.S. foreign policy.

Looking Forward

As Kenya continues to grow as a regional leader in East Africa, the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi remains committed to supporting this journey through collaborative efforts in various sectors, including health, security, and economic development.

For more detailed information, you can visit the official U.S. Embassy in Kenya website.



U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call 020 363 6451 or 254 70 963 6451 and  listen to the voice prompts
Outside of Kenya: +254 20 363 6451 or +254 70 963 6451 and  listen to the voice prompts



United Nations Avenue Nairobi
P. O. Box 606 Village Market
00621 Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: 020 363 6451 or 070 963 6451

Fax: 020 363-6157 or 070 963 6157

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