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  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 16, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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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 must quarantine in a government-approved facility for 14 days, at their own expense.
  • All arrivals from Brunei, Thailand, Kuwait and Qatar are required to quarantine for 14 days in an approved facility, at their own expense.

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.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Kenya?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.


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