Travel Requirements – Kenya, Africa

Travel Requirements – Kenya, Africa

VISA Requirements

A visa is required for entry into Kenya for most people but no visa is required for nationals of the following countries:

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Barbados, Maldives, St. Lucia, Belize, Malta, Swaziland, Botswana, Mauritius, Seychelles, Brunei Darussalam, Namibia, The Gambia, Burundi, Nauru, Tanzania, Cyprus, Papua New Guinea, The Bahamas, Dominica, Rwanda, Tonga, Fiji Island, Trinidad and Tobago, Ghana, Samoa, Tuvalu, Grenada, St. Kitts and Navis, Uganda, Jamaica, Sierra Leona, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Singapore, Zambia, Lesotho, Solomon Islands, Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Africa (for less than 30 days stay), St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Malaysia (for less than 30 days stay), Ethiopia, Eritrea, San Marino, Afghanistan, Jordan, Senegal, Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Somalia, Armenia, Lebanon, Syria, Cameroon, Mali, Palestine, Iraq, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Tajikistan.

Visa Fees:
1. Single entry visa – US$50.00 or £30 or €40 (Allows you to enter into Kenya once)
2. Multiple entry visa – US$110.00 or £60 (Allows entry multiple times into Kenya)
3. Transit visa – US$20.00 or £10 (Allows a short stop over up to 3 days in Kenya)

Medical Requirements

Regulations regarding health may change from time to time; therefore a check with any airline flying scheduled flights to Kenya is advised. There is high malaria prevalence in some parts of Kenya and visitors are advised to take anti-malarial drugs two weeks before they travel to Kenya. A yellow fever certificate will be needed if coming from an endemic area. The following points travelers must be aware of:

  • Malaria precautions are advised at all times.
  • Bilharzia present
  • Polio recommended
  • Tetanus recommended if coming from an infected area
  • Hepatitis A & B recommended
  • Typhoid recommended
  • Rabies present
  • Boiled or bottled water advised
  • Unpasteurised milk bust be boiled



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