Kenya

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineIn some cases
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: May 6, 2021
Reviewed: May 6, 2021
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General

Kenya's borders are now open for international travel, with some domestic restrictions lifted.

Can I travel to Kenya?

International flights to Kenya have resumed, and some land borders are open.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Kenya?

  • Anyone entering Kenya will be screened for COVID-19 and might be required to quarantine, based on the results.
  • Arrivals who are showing symptoms, or from the following countries must quarantine in a government-approved facility for 14 days, at their own expense:

    • Brunei ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ
    • Czech Republic ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
    • Kuwait ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ
    • Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
    • Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
    • Thailand ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
  • Arrivals with vaccination certificate and negative PCR test, must quarantine for 7 days

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Kenya?

  • All arrivals must fill in a health declaration.
  • All arrivals will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test, no older than 96 hours, and will be screened upon arrival.

Is public transportation open in Kenya?

Public transportation in most of Kenya is operating under health restrictions.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Kenya?

Restaurants, bars and cafes in Kenya are open, until 21:00 daily.

Are businesses and attractions open in Kenya?

  • Non-essential businesses in Kenya have re-opened, including hotels, recreational facilities and leisure establishments.
  • A nightly curfew is in place between 22:00 and 4:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Kenya?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.

Sources

  1. https://ke.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
  2. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/kenya
  3. https://www.health.go.ke/
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