Travel Restrictions Entering Kenya from the United Arab Emirates for Vaccinated Travelers

🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates
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Summary

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

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Mandatory Masks

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1x Mandatory Documents

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Cases Per Million

4.68
Increased by -2.62
at 7/6/2022

Vaccinated

22.99%
Increased by 22.99%
at 6/19/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

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The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United Arab Emirates to Kenya.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

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Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Kenya. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Kenya following the listed procedures. Please check the documentation, and/or testing requirements before transiting. Transit travelers are also required to: -Complete the “Travelers Health Surveillance Form” before travel; -Present a valid transit visa.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
Transit Business Medical Tourism
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to provide proof of a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test result to enter Kenya.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health surveillance form

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Business Transit Medical
Description

Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler’s Health Surveillance Form online before travel.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Kenya

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Business Transit Medical
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Travelers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. Travelers must upload their vaccination certificates to the Global Haven platform prior to boarding their flight to Kenya.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 a maximum of 90 days before departure with a letter from a recognized medical practitioner stating that the traveler has recovered;
  • Travelers with medical conditions precluding vaccination. Such travelers are required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practitioner detailing the medical reason precluding vaccination;
  • Returning unvaccinated Kenyan citizens or residents.

Please see the source for more details.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for UAE nationals before exiting the UAE

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Description

Fully vaccinated United Arab Emirates nationals over the age of 18 are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to depart from the UAE. United Arab Emirates nationals are required to complete 1 dose of the approved COVID-19 vaccine no less than 1 month before departure or 2 doses of an approved vaccine.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Kenya.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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Description

Travelers are required to wear masks on personal service vehicles, aircraft, and in health centers, offices, supermarkets, markets, and places of worship. However, the use of masks is optional in outdoor public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is high in Kenya.
Daily New Cases Per Million more information indicator
4.68
Increased by -2.62
at
Positive Test Rate more information indicator
11.07%
Decreased by 2.26%
at
Percent Vaccinated more information indicator
22.99%
Increased by 22.99%
at
People Vaccinated more information indicator
12,641,679
Increased by 12,641,679
at
Reproduction Rate more information indicator
0.86
Increased by -0.29
at

Data is sourced from Our World In Data , and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines .

Local Guidelines

All public and political gatherings are not allowed and events are limited to a maximum of 100 people. Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

Recommended
Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures such as social distancing.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing and pre-entry health checks may be required.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open until 11 pm and pre-entry health checks may be required.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open until 11 pm and pre-entry health checks may be required.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as pre-entry health checks, the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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