Entry requirements for Kenya Covid for 2022

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Few trips affect the soul like trips to Africa, and few destinations on the continent have the same profound impact as Kenya. From seeing majestic animals in their natural habitat on safari to catching a wave in Mambas – and exploring all the cultural and culinary landscapes in between – there are many reasons why so many travelers rate Kenya as the best place in Africa. Here are all the latest entry requirements for Kenya in 2022 due to COVID-19, which all travelers need to know before booking a trip.

Entry requirements for countries allowed to visit Kenya for tourism

Admission requirements for testing on COVID-19

All travelers who plan to visit Kenya, regardless of their nationality, vaccination or residence status, should give a negative PCR test the result is held within 72 hours before their trip to Kenya to be able to enter. Only children under 5 are exempt from this testing requirement. Test results must be uploaded to Global Haven.

Quarantine entry requirements

There is no general quarantine requirement upon arrival in Kenya. However, upon arrival in the country, a selective antigen test may be performed, and a positive result will result in the travelers being placed in the appropriate facility of the Ministry of Health for ten days at their own expense.

A form of health

All travelers heading to Kenya will need to fill out a travel health monitoring form before their flight. This will give travelers the QR code needed to log in. Upon arrival, travelers are expected to provide daily health information on the Jitenge platform / app for 14 consecutive days.

Entry requirements for travel insurance from COVID-19

Kenya does not have compulsory travel insurance, as in some countries around the world. However, travelers are advised to always purchase a a strong travel insurance policy before the trip to ensure they are abroad, and ensure peace of mind.

Health requirements COVID-19 during a stay in Kenya

There are several of them health requirements what travelers should know. Travelers should wear masks in public during their stay in Kenya. Restaurants and eateries are open as usual, provided they comply with the country’s health protocols, and bars can be open until 23:00. Many shops and restaurants hold a mandatory temperature for visitors before entering. Public transport is working at full capacity, there is no curfew.

Vaccine requirements for COVID-19

Travelers must be fully vaccinated to be able to enter Kenya. Only the Covid-19 vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) is considered a valid Kenyan health official. To confirm their vaccination status, travelers must upload documents Global Haven before boarding flights to the country.

Requirements for a visa to Kenya during COVID-19

All travelers must obtain an e-visa before boarding a flight to Kenya. Visa is available here.

Requirements for entry into Kenya Covid-19:

  • Travelers must obtain an electronic visa
  • The PCR test must be taken no more than 72 hours before the trip
  • Evidence of a negative test result and evidence of vaccination should be uploaded to Global Haven before the flight
  • Travelers who do not pass a random antigen test will be forced to be quarantined; otherwise travelers are free to enjoy a holiday in Kenya.
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Disclaimer: Current Travel Rules and Restrictions is subject to change without notice. The decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Before traveling, contact your consulate and / or local authorities to confirm your nationality and / or any changes to your travel requirements. Travel Off Path does not approve travel against government recommendations Entry requirements for Kenya Covid for 2022

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