En De
Total doses
given
18.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
16.96%
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Unvaccinated passengers must hold a negative PCR test within 72 hours prior to arrival is required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
A Travelers Health Surveillance Form must be completed prior to departure
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Required, limited exemptions may apply
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): LFT

Crossing Rules:

30.05.2022

 

For Green countries and regions please see the end of the page.

Vaccination requirements

  • Passengers aged must hold digital proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 obtained from Global Haven
  • This does not apply to the following passengers: 
    • Passengers with a medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, provided holding a letter from a recognised medical practitioner detailing the medical reason preventing vaccination;
    • Passengers who have recovered from Covid-19 or received convalescent plasma in the past 90 days, provided holding a letter from a recognised medical practitioner showing that they may have recovered from an active infection in the past 90 days;
    • Returning unvaccinated Kenyan nationals who have difficulty accessing vaccines in their current country of residence. These passengers must be prepared to be vaccinated immediately on arrival and must register for vaccination on Chanjo-Ke platform before departure. Proof of registration is required prior to arrival.

Form requirements

  • Passengers must hold a QR code in digital or paper format showing they have completed a Travelers Health Surveillance Form online prior to departure. This is completed by downloading the 'Jitenge MoH Kenya' app on iOS or Android, or online here prior to departure.
    • This does not apply to passengers in transit.

Test requirements

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 5 years and older, including transit passengers, must hold digital proof of a Covid-19 certificate showing a negative PCR test result obtained within 72 hours prior to departure obtained from Global Haven. The medical certificate must be in English.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
    • The requirement to hold a negative PCR test result does not apply to passengers aged 4 years and younger.
  • Passengers whose medical certificates have expired due to the transit time will be subject to a test for Covid-19 at their own cost on arrival at a recognised facility. Please note that the antigen test facility is available at the Airport Trade Centre at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). Approved laboratories for testing can be found online here.

Quarantine and testing requirements

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 5 years and older will be subject to a rapid antigen test on arrival at their own expense (30 USD). Passengers who test positive will be subject to a second PCR test at their own expense (50 USD) and self-isolate for 5 days.
    • This does not apply to diplomats and government officials holding a negative PCR test result obtained within 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required on arrival for passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Passengers may find more information about the quarantine restrictions here.