COVID-19 Protocols & Entry Requirements

International Travel Status

Open - Kenya reopened its borders to international guests on 1 August 2020.

Access into Kenya

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Moi International Airport, Wilson Airport, and all other airports are open. All land borders are open too.

Entry Requirements

1. All travelers above the age of 12 years arriving into the country through any point of entry will be required to show proof of either COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted not more than 72 hours before departure. 

NB: Vaccination means having received the prescribed doses of a specific vaccine latest shot at least fourteen (14) days before arrival (not including the day of vaccination).

2. Travelers below the age of twelve (12) years shall be exempt from the requirements of a vaccination certificate or Pre-departure PCR test.

3. Any traveler above the age of twelve (12) arriving at any point of entry with no proof of vaccination or a PCR test or those with flu-like symptoms shall be subjected to a rapid antigen test at their own cost of 30 USD. Any person who tests positive on antigen RDT will be subjected to an entry PCR test at their own further cost of 50 USD and self-isolate as per MOH guidance on isolation.

Passengers travelling out of Kenya will be required to fulfill the requirements of their destination country.

The use of face masks is MANDATORY in closed public spaces such as flights and hotels.

Click here to check out the latest travel updates from the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.

Please note: The above information has been researched with the utmost care. However, we can provide no guarantee of accuracy and the information and detail change regularly. Please always check travel restrictions both in your home country and the destination you are travelling to before you book and before travel.

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