Travelling to Kenya

  • All travelers above the age of 12 years arriving in Kenya must present proof COVID-19 Vaccination or negative PCR test conducted not more than 72 hours before departure.
  • Fully vaccinated passengers are not required to take a PCR test before travelling to Kenya. Vaccination certificate MUST be uploaded on the Panabios system before arrival. Children below 12 years are exempt from the vaccination requirement or the PCR test 
  • Unvaccinated travelers above the age of 12 arriving at any point or those with flu-like symptoms 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 entry PCR test at their own cost of 50 USD and self isolate. Travelers  under the age of twelve (12) are exempt from this test requirement.
  • With effect from 1st September 2022, only travelers arriving at any port of Kenya with flu-like symptoms will be expected to filled the passenger locator form on the “Jitenge” platform 
  • Persons travelling out of the country will be required to abide by the particular travel, health and COVID-19 related requirements of the destination country
  • Pre-departure RDT or PCR testing can be considered at the discretion of any of the airlines departing from or terminating in Kenya
  • Full details can be found on the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Website kcaa.or.ke