How to Enroll for U.S Embassy S.T.E.P in Kenya

The U.S Embassy in Kenya has publicized an alert platform for travellers called “SMART TRAVELER ENROLLMENT PROGRAM” or simply S.T.E.P.

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals travelling and living abroad to enrol their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. It is a service of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Benefits of Enrolling in S.T.E.P;

  • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

How to Enroll for U.S Embassy S.T.E.P

  • Visit the official S.T.E.P Portal HERE.
  • Upon access to the portal, click ‘Create Account’ to create your account and profile (If you’ve not registered before).
  • If you’ve registered before or had an account, click ‘Log in’ to access your S.T.E.P account.
  • Once registered, you’ll be notified of your eligibility and application procedures. (note that you’ll be notified in the space of a week or two via your mail or phone number).
  • If you would like to create an Organization/Group account, click here.

Due to global break down caused by COVID-19, Intending travellers should ensure to enrol for the S.T.E.P, to ease their trip application process.


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