Health and Visa requirements to Kenya


Covid Vaccination requirements

  • Vaccination is not required for travel but if you are fully vaccinated you may face less travel restrictions.
  • Passengers aged 12 years and older are considered fully vaccinated against Covid-19 if they have received the latest prescribed dose of a vaccine no more than 14 days prior to arrival.
    Form requirements
  • Passengers who show flu like symptoms 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 on arrival
  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 12 years and older must take a rapid antigen test on arrival at their own expense of $30 USD. If a positive result is received, passengers must take a PCR test at their own expense of $50 USD and quarantine as per the Kenyan Ministry of Health guidance.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who hold proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19, provided they do not have flu-like symptoms.
  • Other exempt passengers: Passengers holding a negative pre-departure PCR test, provided they do not have flu-like symptoms.

Yellow Fever

Yellow fever vaccination required for all other nationals. It is not compulsory for US nationals although remains recommended if travelling to other parts of Kenya other than Mombasa.

Visa Requirements

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