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Kenya Travel Restrictions

129.1 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
1.81% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 1.80% last week
Most visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kenya.

Kenya border status

Travelers must complete the "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online.


Outgoing travel to KenyaTraveling from Israel to Kenya

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Kenya.
Exceptions

All travellers under the age of 18 will only require a certificate of COVID-19 negative PCR test to enter Kenya.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel are not required to quarantine after entering Kenya.
Details and exceptions

All travellers and residents travelling to Kenya via any route who have a valid COVID-19 PCR test, but do not have a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate, will be subject up to 14 days mandatory quarantine on arrival at a Government of Kenya designated facility at their own cost (List of available Government-designated quarantine facilities: Royal Tulip Hotel (Chaka Road); Waridi Paradise (Hurlingham); Kings Premier (Mlolongo); Violets Serviced Apartments (Jacaranda Nairobi); Institute Leone De Love (Uthiru).


Return travelReturning to Israel from Kenya

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Kenya must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Kenya will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Kenya but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Travelers from from Israel are not required to quarantine.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

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