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Travel to Kenya

If you are travelling to Kenya, you will need to take a COVID-19 PCR test before departure, complete an online Health Surveillance form and may have to undergo 14 days of self quarantine on arrival.

Effective 31 December 2020, all passengers that require visas should apply for and obtain an e-visa prior to entering Kenya. The e-visa can be obtained through this website. Minors below 16 years of age are exempted from the visa requirement.

COVID-19 PCR testing

All passengers must present a negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate issued no more than 96 hours before departure at check‑in. A certificate from any government approved lab will be acceptable.

Required forms

All passengers must present a completed Kenya Travelers Health Surveillance form online and present the corresponding QR code to Port Health authorities upon arrival.


A 14-day self-quarantine is mandatory for passengers arriving from certain countries as determined by the Ministry of Health. Passengers arriving from specified countries are currently exempted from self-quarantine measures.


All arriving passengers on international flights whose body temperature is not above 37.5 °C (99.5 °F); do not have a persistent cough, difficulty in breathing or other flu‑like symptoms; have a negative COVID‑19 PCR test taken within 96 hours of travel and are from countries considered low to medium risk COVID‑19 transmission areas will not be required to undergo self‑quarantine.

This list is subject to change as determined by the Ministry of Health risk assessment.

Travelling to, from and through Dubai

If you're travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.