Good News to all our travellers! Kenya has removed the PCR Covid-19 test requirement for entry for ALL fully vaccinated travellers. Here is a link to the latest Kenya general travel requirement issued on 11, March 2022.
- All passengers coming to Kenya who are fully vaccinated shall be exempt from the requirement of PCR tests.
- All passengers arriving into Kenya through any point of entry must have a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination. The following categories of travelers are exempt from the requirement:-
a) Travelers with medical conditions precluding vaccination. Such persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practitioner detailing the medical reason precluding vaccination.
b) Travelers who have recovered from an active COVID-19 infection or received convalescent plasma in the preceding 90 days. Such persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practitioner showing that the person may have recovered from an active infection in the preceding 90 days.
- All eligible unvaccinated travelers arriving at any port of entry into Kenya, must be in possession of a valid COVID-19 negative PCR test certificate conducted within 72 hours before departure regardless of the route of entry. Children below the age of five (5) years are exempt from this requirement.
- Unvaccinated travelers arriving at any point of entry shall be subjected to rapid antigen test at their own cost of 30 USD. Any person who tests positive on antigen RDT will be subjected to a PCR test at their own further cost of 50 USD and self-isolate. Travelers below the age of five (5) years are exempt from this testing requirement.
- There will be no paper verification of COVID-19 test results and vaccination certificates upon arrival into Kenya. Travelers should ensure that they have uploaded their vaccination certificate into global haven/panabios before boarding via www.globalhaven.org.