All passengers arriving into Kenya through any point of entry must have a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination. The following categories of travelers are exempt from the requirement:
a. Travelers below the age of eighteen (18) years.
b. Travelers with medical conditions preluding vaccination. Such persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practitioner detailing the medical reason preluding vaccination.
c. Travelers who have recovered from an active COVID-19 infection or received convalescent plasma in the preceding 90 days. Such persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practitioner showing that the person may have recovered from an active infection in the preceding 90 days.
d. Returning unvaccinated Kenyans who have difficulty accessing vaccines in their current country of residence. Such persons must be prepared to be vaccinated immediately upon arrival and must register for vaccination on Chanjo-Ke platform before departure. Proof of registration shall be required before entry into the country.
Passengers entering Kenya will also be required to show a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, unless they have a certificate of exemption from a medical practitioner. COVID-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) are considered valid by public health officials in Kenya. You must have received a full dose of a WHO-approved vaccination. Under 18s are exempt from this requirement.
Covid - 19 certificate as proof of full vaccination:
- Moderna: 2 doses
- Pfizer: 2 doses
- Astra Zeneca: 2 doses
- Janssen (Johnson & Johnson): 1 dose