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Relocating to Kenya

If you are relocating an executive to Kenya or if you are relocating to or within Kenya yourself, you have found the right relocation and immigration specialists. Helpxpat provides professional relocation and immigration solutions tailored to the needs of international executives.

Moving to Kenya

If you’re thinking of moving to Kenya, you’ll need to plan well but you’ll love life there. Accommodation, school, security – those are just some of the things expats should keep in mind when planning their move to Nairobi

Relocation services in Kenya

For the past few years we have consistently relocated corporate executives to live in Kenya and their families to, and within, Kenya. We are responsive and professional, and always operate with care and sensitivity towards our client’s needs.

Whether you’re moving for work or to experience a new pace of life, a rising number of foreign nationals are considering Kenya for their new home.

Home Search in Kenya

Searching for a new property in Kenya can be stressful, time-consuming and very frustrating, often requiring that you view numerous properties that don’t meet your requirements. Helpxpat will save your time by assuring all properties closely suit your needs and reporting back to you with an itinerary. Our consultants in Kenya have considerable market knowledge and negotiation skills.

A safer option is to use the services of a relocation agent, who will be able to speak the language and understand the local nuances of the Kenya property market.

How to find a home in Kenya

Accommodation in Kenya

Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 34,093.85 KSh

Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,638.89 KSh

Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 79,852.94 KSh

Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 40,454.55 KSh

Utilities (Monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 5,297.02 KSh

1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.56 KSh

Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,726.70 KSh

Choosing a right school in Kenya

he dynamic nature of the environment in which the education process takes has meant that the education system itself has to be transformed regularly in order to remain relevant and useful to the Kenyan society. Efforts to change the process of education have aimed at improving its effectiveness.

International schools in Kenya

International schools can be the perfect solution for an expat student (multinational corporation executives, children of diplomats, NGO staff) in Kenya. International schools provide similar standards of schooling around the globe, providing for an easy transition between schools whether they are in France or Vietnam.

There is usually local population, as well as an international student body. Schools may follow a curriculum model from the US, UK, France, etc. Primary instruction may be any language (and multiple languages are usually taught), but it is usually in English. Schools also provide internationally accepted accreditation such as the international baccalaureate.

Admission and enrollment procedures vary from school to school. Space is often limited and preference may be given to students based on nationality. Tuition tends to be expensive based on local standards, but offers high standards of learning, boast smaller class sizes, first-rate facilities, and extracurricular. Boarding facilities are available at some schools, but most only provide day classes.

Working in Kenya

Foreigners who want own, or run a business in Kenya, need to have a work permit from the Ministry of Immigration or risk deportation. There are generally two types of permits that foreigners would applyfor: a Class H permit or a Class A permit. The type of permit applied for depends on whether theforeigner will be an owner of the business or simply an employee. This article outlines the procedureand requirements for application for the different class of permits.

Work permit

Foreign nationals wishing to work in Kenya are required to obtain a work permit. However, work permits are generally only granted in instances where the employer can prove that doing so would be beneficial to Kenya and the position cannot be filled by any suitable Kenyan applicants.

All work permits are generally valid for 2 years, with renewals permitted for an extra 2 years at a time. The number of renewals is unlimited. Renewals need to be done at least 3 months prior to expiry.

Relocation agencies in Kenya

Helpxpat specialise in helping people move and are set up to relieve employees of the issues that occur when moving to Kenya and we offer a wide range of services and provide aid in every aspect of your relocation – from visa struggles and work permits, to transport and finding housing.

Relocating without any assistance and help can quickly evolve into a matter of frustration, confusion and surrender – Our expert expat team is ready to get your relocation going, so why not jump-start your move abroad and contact us today? Best to start early!

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CEO Asia & Africa

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