A Message from The Consul General


On behalf of the entire team at the Consulate General of Kenya in Los Angeles, it is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you to our website. I hope that the information provided here will help you learn more about the services offered by the Consulate to both Kenyan and foreign nationals. Our Consulate General covers California as well as 12 other Western U.S states and is the first and the only Kenyan diplomatic mission on the West Coast.

Kenya is a sovereign state in East Africa officially known as the Republic of Kenya. Kenya assumed its place as a sovereign state and actor in international relations upon independence on 12th December 1963. Boasting of a vibrant capital city that is a central hub for ICT, trade and investment among others. Nairobi is the largest and capital city of Kenya that has further been named as the most “intelligent City” in Africa due to its developed infrastructure. Thus, due to its fast-developing infrastructure, stable political environment and geopolitics including strong connectivity to regional economic blocs, Kenya has become a desirable investment destination.

Additionally, as many of you know, Kenya is famed for its tropical weather, scenic landscapes and vast wildlife preserves, with safaris being a popular activity for visitors. While rich in traditional oral and written literature as well as a long history of musical and artistic expression, Kenya boasts of a diverse and alluring culture displayed by the people’s way of life. Athletically, Kenya also enjoys some of the best sportsmen and women in the world particularly among marathon runners. The Consulate General is committed to protecting the legal rights and interests of Kenyan nationals in the diaspora whilst working together with partners and investors in development to make contributions to the development of Kenya-USA comprehensive strategic partnership.

Amb. Njeri Njiiri Karago, (HSC)

Consul General.