Health Information

COVID-19 Information

  1. 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.
    NB: Vaccination means having received the prescribed doses of specific vaccine latest shot at least fourteen (14) days before arrival (not including the day of vaccination).

  2. Travelers below the age of twelve (12) years shall be exempt from the requirements of a vaccination certificate or Pre departure PCR test.

  3. Any traveler above the age of twelve (12) arriving at any point of entry with no proof of vaccination or a PCR test or those with flu-like symptoms shall be subjected to a rapid antigen test at their own cost of 30 USD. Any person who tests positive on antigen RDT will be subjected to entry PCR test at their own further cost of 50 USD and self-isolate as per MOH guidance on isolation.

  4. Any traveler arriving at any port of entry into Kenya with flu-like symptoms will be required to fill the passenger locator form on the ‘jitenge’ platform: and to undergo rapid antigen test at own cost regardless of age or vaccination status. If positive on antigen test they will be required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test own cost.

  5. Passengers traveling out of the country, will be required to abide by the particular travel, health and COVID-19 related requirements of the transit and destination country

  6. Pre-departure RDT or PCR testing may be considered at the discretion of any of the airlines departing from or terminating in Kenya.

Yellow Fever Vaccination Certification

Travellers coming into Kenya from the following countries are expected to possess valid yellow fever vaccination certificates upon arrival. (These include airport transit for 12 hours or more)

  1. Travellers from any country reporting an outbreak of yellow fever disease must have valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (having been vaccinated 10 days before travel).
  2. Travellers from any country reporting an outbreak of yellow fever disease who are not citizens or residents of Kenya and do not have valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificates will be denied entry into the country.
  3. Travellers from any country reporting an outbreak of yellow fever who are citizens or residents of Kenya and do not have a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate will be isolated and held at the point of entry until yellow fever tests are completed.

Travellers Arriving From Countries Listed Below Are Required To Possess A Valid Vaccination Certificate For Yellow Fever

  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Benin
  • Bolivia 
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Colombia
  • Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ecuador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Uganda
  • Venezuela 


Some private hospitals in Nairobi:

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)
Northern Bypass Rd., Kahawa West, Nairobi
Toll free: 1558 or 0800 721 038
Int’l: +254 111 138 000
WhatsApp: +254 748 656 297
Referral: 0795 340216 or 0794 589843

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital (RUNH)
Off Thika Road, Opp. Safari Park Hotel
+254 721451397
020 2535326

Argwings Kodhek Rd, Nairobi
P.O. Box: 30026-00100 Nairobi GPO
Tel: +254 20 284 5000
Fax: +254 20 272 8003
Mobile: +254 72 22000

Aga Khan Hospital, 3rd Parklands Ave, Nairobi
P.O. Box: 30270-00100 Nairobi GPO
Tel: +254 20 366 2000
Mobile: +254 71 109 2000

Hurlingham Medical Plaza
Argwings Kodhek Road
Nairobi 00202, Kenya
Mobile: +254 73 361 8353 +254 72 824 9825

Dunga Rd, South B, Industrial Area, Nairobi
P.O. Box: 30325-00100 Nairobi GPO
Tel: +254 20 6903000
Fax: +254 20 6534289
Mobile: +254 71 907 3000 +254 73 216 3000 

Langata Rd, Karen
P.O. Box: 74240-00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 661 300
Fax: +254 20 661 3222

Shivachi Road, Parklands
P.O. Box 14497-00800
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 429 1000 +254 72 220 4427


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