Kenya: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Kenya

This information is provided for customers flying to Kenya from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels. Kenya Currently has a traffic light status of green. and PCR entry test requirements are listed as: PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)

Kenya is currently the 30th most popular travel destination from the UK which is down 5 from last month.

Traffic Light Status: green

Please select your vaccination status below as this will change the entry restrictions and return requirements listed on this page.

Return to UK: Green Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Not Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Recommended
Hotel Quarantine Not Required
Self-isolation Not Required
Test to Release Not Required
Antigen Testing Not Required
Further Covid Testing Not Required

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Entry Requirements

Entry Status Closed from the UKOpen from the UK
Tests PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)
Quarantine Not RequiredNot Required

Additional Restrictions

Mask Not required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.
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Current Time in Nairobi: 16 May 2022 05:46 am
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Currently in Nairobi it is 16°C with broken clouds
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 142.34 Kenyan Shilling (KES)
DownDown 5 from last month
Current Travel Popularity: 30/230
UK to Kenya

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 324,026
New Cases 15
Population 55,979,796
Last Updated 16 May 2022 02:41am

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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.
  • All arrivals must be fully vaccinated.

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 72 hours, and will be tested upon arrival.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.
  • Due to the Covid-19 Omicron variant all arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are required to be tested again upon arrival.

Is public transportation open in Kenya?

Public transportation in most of Kenya is operating.

Are restaurants and bars open in Kenya?

Restaurants, bars, and cafes in Kenya are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in Kenya?

  • Non-essential businesses in Kenya are open.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Kenya?

Wearing face masks is not required in Kenya.

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