Open for Travel


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineDepending on screening results
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 20, 2021
Reviewed: February 20, 2021


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.

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 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?

  • Many 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.

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