No more PCR test for entry into Kenya for fully vaccinated travelers

No more PCR test for entry into Kenya for fully vaccinated travelers

Update 14th of March 2022


  • All travellers to Kenya must be fully vaccinated unless meeting the exemption criteria
  • Fully vaccinated travellers are exempt from PCR testing.
  • Unvaccinated travellers 5yrs+ must take a valid PCR test conducted within 72hrs before departure.
  • There will be no paper verification of COVID-19 test results & vaccination certificates upon arrival into Kenya. Airlines must ensure all travellers have uploaded both documents into global haven before boarding via
  • All travellers (incl. those in transit) must complete a Travellers Health Surveillance Form 24hrs before arrival. This generates a QR code required for entry.
  • All travellers must obtain their visa in advance, online via:


  • All arrivals are be expected to self-monitor and report daily through the jitenge platform for their first 14 days in Kenya.
  • Unvaccinated travellers will be subject to rapid antigen testing on arrival at a cost of USD30. Any positive results will require a further PCR Test at a cost of USD50 and required to self isolate


  • All travellers require a Covid-19 vaccination certificate.
  • PCR tests are not required unless specified by the airline / final destination.

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