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Covid-19 entry requirements

Current entry requirements for Kenya. Please check with your embassy for further information.
Entry and exit regulations:
Are tourists allowed to enter Kenya? Yes
Arriving passengers will be allowed entry if the following conditions are met:
– The passenger has no body temperature above 37.5°C (99.5°F);
– The passenger has no persistent cough, breathing difficulties or other flu-like symptoms;
– The passenger has a negative PCR-based COVID-19 test within 96 hours prior to arrival.
Visit the Kenyan Ministry of Health’s website on COVID-19 or call the COVID-19 hotline at 719 for up-to-date information.
Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
The test must have been taken 96 hours before arrival and the result must be available within 96 hours of arrival. Tourists who do not have such a test done may be refused boarding or refused entry into Kenya.
Are there health care procedures in airports and other ports of entry? Yes
Please complete the COVID-19 Travelers Health Surveillance Form online at before you arrive.
You must fill in the Passenger Locator Card (PLC) with your contact details. This form will be handed to you on the plane or on arrival.
Information on quarantine:
Do tourists have to be quarantined?
Most tourists are exempt from quarantine.
The list contains the countries not covered by the quarantine obligation.
Departure from Kenya
In principle, no COVID-19 test is required for departure from Kenya. Some airlines may require it under certain circumstances.
Curfew and compulsory masks
A nationwide night curfew from 21:00 to 04:00 remains in place. Arriving and departing passengers and persons bringing them to or collecting them from the airport are not affected by this, but must be able to prove this by tickets or similar. Some taxi companies such as Absolute Taxi and Jim Cab, as well as Marco Polo Safaris, have a permit to operate during the curfew.
There is an obligation to wear a nose-mouth cover (3-layer mask) when staying in public places.

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