International Traveller Updates

Please find information below pertaining to the Covid-19 protocols and regulations concerning our international guests for Kenya.

Whilst we make every effort to ensure our information is accurate, please ensure that you check the latest travel requirements on the Kenya website and also contact your Foreign Office prior to departure for the latest up-to-date advice.


  • Kenya is OPEN for tourism.
  • All travellers arriving into Kenya MUST have an approved e-visa. Visas are no longer available on arrival. You can purchase your visa on

The following measures shall apply to travelers departing and arriving into the country:

1. All travelers arriving into the country through any point of entry shall no longer be required to show proof of either COVID-19 vaccination or a pre-departure COVID-19 test.

2. Only travelers arriving at any port of entry into Kenya with flu-like symptoms will be required to fill the passenger locator form on the ‘jitenge’ platform. They will also be required to take a COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival at their own cost. Those who turn out positive for antigen test will be required to take a further COVID-19 PCR test at their own cost. Those with severe symptoms shall thereafter be allowed to isolate as per the prevailing isolation requirements for mild, moderate and severe disease.

3. Passengers traveling out of the country, will be required to abide by the particular travel, health and COVID-19 related requirements of the transit and destination country.

4. Pre-departure RDT or PCR testing may be considered at the discretion of any of the airlines departing from or terminating in Kenya.

Please also see our TRAVEL PLANNING page which offers further advice on preparation for your trip to Kenya.