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Travel to Kenya during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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Test pre-travel:


Form pre-travel:


Test on arrival:


Screening on arrival:


Quarantine on arrival:


Test during stay:



UK return testing:


Quarantine on return:


Test pre-travel: PCR Test
PCR Test locations:
Test time:
All tourists must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on arrival. The test and negative PCR certificate must be issued no more than 4 days (96 hours) prior to departure.
On arrival: This destination has yet to confirm other Covid-19 related requirements for arriving visitors.
Form pre-travel: Traveller Health Declaration must be completed 24 hours prior to arrival.
Traveller Health Declaration:
UK return testing:

On your return a negative test must be taken in the 3 days (72 hours) before you depart to the UK. You will be required to show your test results before you board the return flight home.


The test must meet the performance standards of above 97% specificity and above 80% sensitivity at viral loads above 100,000 copies\ml.   The test can be a PCR test, a LAMP test or an antigen test, such as a test from a lateral flow device as long as they meet the performance standards.


To take a test in Kenya you will need to create and log into a TrustedTravel account ( and log in.  Once your log on is successful you will be sent to a dashboard which allows you to begin a TC generation process.  You must complete the form on line and select a laboratory that will provide a test.  At the end of the process, you will then have a lab which your test will be taken at. 


Once the results are back, you will receive these directly and they can be loaded into the website.  This will generate a TT code and present this for travel along with the certification.

Quarantine on return:

A suspension of all Travel Corridors for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland is in place from 4am 18 January for a period of at least one month. 


The following statements have been issued by the Department for Transport (DfT) and the devolved administrations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales:


Department for Transport (DfT)


All UK travel corridors temporarily suspended to protect against new international variants.


Emergency border measures introduced to prevent the spread of new variants of coronavirus into the UK. 

  • emergency measures introduced at the border to be in place for at least one month in order to protect the UK against new variants.
  • all international arrivals to the UK from any country (including British and Irish Nationals) must now take a pre-departure test and self-isolate for 10 days.
  • passengers must continue to fill in a Passenger Locator Form and have a negative test before travelling to the UK or could face a £500 fine for each.


The statement in full can be accessed via this link:


Northern Ireland


Travel Corridor Suspended


The UK Government has announced that it is to suspend the travel corridor system until at least 15 February.  This will come into effect from 4am on Monday 18 January.  Travel corridors operate on a four-nation basis and the decision will see Northern Ireland amend regulations to remove the approximately 64 countries, islands and territories remaining on the travel corridor list.


The statement in full can be accessed via this link:




Travel corridors suspended.

Changes to travel restrictions following new COVID-19 variant. Following identification of a new variant of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Brazil, the Scottish Government will impose additional restrictions on arrivals. From 04:00 on Monday, all country exemptions from self-isolation after international travel will be suspended.


Passengers travelling to Scotland from outside the Common Travel Area will be required to isolate for ten days on return. They must also have a valid negative COVID-19 test result, taken no more than three days before the scheduled time of departure.


The statement in full can be accessed via this link:




Travel corridors to be suspended as new virus strains emerge. 


The First Minister has tonight confirmed travel corridors will be suspended in Wales to help prevent new mutated strains of coronavirus entering the UK. Travel corridors will be suspended from Monday until at least 15 February – and possibly longer – as all four nations of the UK act together.


The statement in full can be accessed via this link:

Foreign Office Advice:
Local regulations:

A nationwide curfew is in place in all regions from 10pm to 4am until 12th March 2021.  Other than for an emergency it is not possible to be away from or leave your place of residence during this time.


Social distancing must be maintained in hotels, gardens, beaches and other public spaces.  A face mask is mandatory in all public spaces.


Restaurants, food and beverage outlets and shops are able to operate as long as they comply with government guidelines, inclusive of social distancing and the night-time curfew.


Restaurants must close by 9pm each evening.

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at or visit for country-specific information.

Last updated: 26.01.2021 at 12:30