Travel Restrictions Entering Kenya from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

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Summary

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Possible COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change

Cases Per Million

0.12
Increased by -0.01
at 9/26/2022

Vaccinated

25.39%
Increased by 0.00%
at 9/11/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

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

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Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Type
Air Land Sea
Description

Travelers can enter Kenya. Before traveling, please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Border Type
Air
Description

Travelers can transit through Kenya.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

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

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Travel Purpose
Business Medical Tourism
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers don’t need a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Kenya.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Kenya

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Business Medical
Description

Travelers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing proof of full vaccination. Travelers must have the prescribed doses of a specific vaccine latest shot at least 14 days before arrival (not including the day of vaccination). Travelers must upload their vaccination certificates to the Global Heaven Platform before boarding their flight to Kenya.

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This vaccination requirement doesn’t apply to the following travelers:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Relevant Documents and Resources
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Mandatory

Mandatory passenger locator form

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Medical Business
Description

Travelers who are showing flu-like symptoms on arrival must complete the passenger locator form on jitenge platform.

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For Transit

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers don’t need a negative COVID-19 test result when transiting through Kenya.

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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

Travelers arriving without a valid vaccination certificate or a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test or any traveler who presents symptoms must take a COVID-19 rapid antigen test at their own cost of 30 USD.

Travelers who test COVID-19 positive must take a COVID-19 PCR test at their own cost of 50 USD.

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This requirement doesn’t apply to the following travelers:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
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Not Required

No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Medical Business
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers don’t need 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 must 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
0.12
Increased by -0.01
at
Positive Test Rate more information indicator
11.07%
Decreased by 2.26%
at
Percent Vaccinated more information indicator
25.39%
Increased by 0.00%
at
People Vaccinated more information indicator
13,460,152
Increased by 0
at
Reproduction Rate more information indicator
0.93
Decreased by 0.17
at

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

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