All travelers arriving into Kenya through any point of entry must have a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination. Travelers below the age of 18 years are exempted from this requirement with effect from 21st December, 2021 and later extended to begin on 4th January, 2022.
The Ministry of Health has considered and amended the vaccination requirements so that the following categories of travelers may be exempted from providing a vaccination certificate upon arrival into the country.
a) Children below 18 years are exempted from vaccination requirements.
b) Travelers with medical conditions precluding vaccination-risk of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome, history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, persons with a history of myocarditis of pericarditis and other such condition for which vaccination is contradicted. Such Persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practitioner detailing the medical reason precluding vaccination.
c) Travelers who have recovered from an active COVID-19 infection or received Convalescent plasma in the preceding 90 days. Such persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practitioner showing that the person may have recovered from an active infection in the preceding 90 days.
d) Returning unvaccinated Kenyans will have difficulties accessing vaccines I their country of residence. Such persons must be prepared to be vaccinated immediately upon entry and must register from vaccination on Chanjo-ke platform before departure. Proof of registration shall be required before entry into the country.
e) All incoming travelers will be required to upload both negative COVID-19 PCR test results conducted with 72 hours of travel and the COVID-19 vaccination certificates onto the Global Haven program of the Trusted Travel platform. The site can be accessed through www.globalhaven.org and the following prompts.