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Following the announcement of the new variant and in order to protect Kenyans and guests travelling to Kenya, the Kenyan Government has amended the entry requirements for inbound travellers. Please note that with effect from 21st December 2021 all travellers to Kenya aged 18 years and above, will be required to provide proof of their full vaccination status.
Please note the below entry requirements for all passengers travelling to Kenya from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, with immediate effect:
Passengers aged 18 years and over, must be fully vaccinated and be in possession of a valid CODID-19 vaccination certificate.
Must have a negative PCR COVID-19 test carried out within 72 hours before arrival in Kenya, taken in South Africa only.
All arriving passengers will be subjected to a Rapid Test on arrival, free of charge. Results are available approximately 15 minutes after sample collection.

The following entry requirements apply to passengers travelling to Kenya from all other countries excluding those listed above;

Passengers aged 5 years and older on international flights whose body temperature is NOT above 37.5°C (99.5°F), do not have a persistent cough, difficulty in breathing or other flu-like symptoms and have a negative PCR based COVID-19 test carried out within 96 hours before arrival, shall be exempt from quarantine;
Passengers below the age of 5 years are not required to have a negative PCR based COVID-19 test;
Passengers aged 18 years and over, must be fully vaccinated and be in possession of a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. This is a government requirement for entry to Kenya as well as to access various services and areas in Kenya, including hospitality establishments, National Parks, Reserves and Conservancies.

All arriving passengers must complete the International Traveller Health Surveillance form 24 hours before arrival to Kenya via http://bit.ly/covid19moh. A QR Code will automatically download to your device and be emailed to you, this is to be present on arrival in Kenya.
A Trusted Travel Code generated via the Trusted Travel website trustedtravel.panabios.org (or Global Haven www.globalhaven.org if the test certificate is from a jurisdiction where TrustedTravel is not available). Please create an account and submit your negative PCR test following this you will receive a TT code via SMS and/or email, this is to be shown to Airlines on departure for Kenya (children below the age of 5 years are exempt from this requirement). This requirement is mandated by the airlines, please review the airline's requirements prior to departure.

Face masks are to be worn by all people at all times in public places
Temperature checks will continue to be conducted in public places and Social distancing of 1.5 m apart is required at all times.