Travel to Kenya & East Africa post COVID

Travel to Kenya post COVID

When humankind rallies in the face of adversity; we have proved our resourcefulness, our courage and, most of all, the ability to showcase the empathy that defines our humanity. The spread of COVID-19 (the coronavirus) tested our resilience. The rapidly changing situation due to the pandemic affected people, businesses and economies everywhere. It is difficult not to be overwhelmed with impact on such a massive scale and our thoughts go out to all those affected, whether in terms of health or their daily income. We have put together a schedule of things to note as plan you travel to Kenya that will help you prepare accordingly.

Step 1
An entry visa is required but this must now be issued in advance online via

Step 2
All passengers over the age of 12 years are required to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted not more than 72 hours prior to departure. Vaccination means having received the prescribed doses of the specific vaccine at least 14 days before arrival (not including the day of vaccination)

Step 3
Any passengers arriving into Kenya with flu-like symptoms will be required to complete a Health Surveillance form.These passengers will also be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their own cost.

Step 4
The resultant QR code issued, either printed or digital, will be scanned on entry. An alternative to the above online form is to download and register on the Jitenge App via Google Play or the App Store. Thereafter, submit daily health information to the platform for 14 consecutive days

COVID-19 updates:
It’s important that you get the latest information from reputable sources The World Health Organisation’s Situation Reports are our resources for all things COVID-19 related

We will keep you posted as the situation so stay on the lookout for more articles about travel to Kenya and East Africa post COVID-19.

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