Kenya COVID-19 Travel Advisory



  • All travellers 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).

  • Travellers below the age of twelve (12) years shall be exempt from the requirements of a

vaccination certificate or Pre-departure PCR test.

  • Any traveller 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 entry PCR test at their own further cost of 50 USD and self-isolate as per

MOH guidance on isolation.

  • Any traveller arriving at any port of entry into Kenya with flu-like symptoms will be required

to fill out the passenger locator form on the ‘jitenge’ platform: and to undergo rapid antigen test at own cost

regardless of age or vaccination status. If positive on the antigen test they will be required to

undergo a COVID-19 PCR test at own cost.

  • Passengers travelling out of the country will be required to abide by the particular travel,

health and COVID-19-related requirements of the transit and destination country

  • Pre-departure RDT or PCR testing may be considered at the discretion of any of the airlines

departing from or terminating in Kenya.

[Source: Kenya Civil Aviation Authority]

Other useful links:

Check out our Kenya safari Packages

Book now