Please view this guide from the Kenyan government. All travelers above the age of 12 years arriving into the country through any point of entry will be required to show proof of either COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted not more than 72 hours before departure.
Recommended / Optional Vaccinations for Travel to Kenya
- Hepatitis A
- Yellow Fever**
- Hepatitis B
- Malaria (pill form – Malaria protection tablets are required for some or all of the country)
- Meningitis ACYW-135
*Rabies vaccination is typically only recommended for very high-risk travelers given that it is completely preventable if medical attention is received within 7 – 10 days of an animal bite.
** If previously vaccinated, please ensure that you have your vaccination card with you for Yellow Fever.
Travelers may also be advised to ensure they have received the routine vaccinations listed below.
- Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)
- Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis)
What if I Am Not Visa-free to Enter Kenya?
Travelers who are not-visa free for Kenya will be required to have an approved Kenyan visa to enter the country, no matter the purpose of their trip or the motive for traveling.
At present, it is necessary to apply for a Kenya visa online before traveling to the country, as it is no longer possible to obtain a visa on arrival for Kenya.
You can apply online (the process takes a few minutes to complete) here
If you need a Visa Invitation letter from TCIS AFRICA, kindly contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org