Country factsheets

Kenya

Date of search

23 August 2021


Certificate adoption

Yes, Kenyans who have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19 can download their certificate from the Chanjo platform and present it to travel agencies.


Instrument type

Vaccination based


Certificate name

Covid vaccination certificate


Timeline

Expected for roll out in 2022 for international travel


Certificate format

The proof of vaccination is available in digital format.


Entry protocol

All passengers coming to Kenya must be in possession of a valid COVID-19 negative PCR test certificate conducted within 96 hours before travel. Moreover, all travelers will be expected to fill the travelers’ locator form and submit before travel to http://bit.ly/covid19moh and thereafter submit daily health information to jitenge platform for 14 consecutive days.

All arrivals from Brunei, Thailand, Kuwait, Pakistan and Ireland are required to quarantine for 14 days in an approved facility, at their own expense.


Vaccine authorised to be used in the country

Gamelaya Spuvik V, Astra Zeneca AZD 1222


Border status

Partially open: Kenya’s borders are now open for international travel, with some domestic restrictions lifted.


Reference

(1) http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/africa/2021-04/21/c_139896846.html
(2) https://nation.africa/kenya/news/covid-vaccination-certificates-available-from-chanjo-platform-ps-mochache-says-3483154
(3) https://portal.health.go.ke/
(4) https://kcaa.or.ke/