COVID-19 Protocols


We would like to assure our guests of our commitment to caring for them and our staff. With the support of the Kenya Government and the WHO, we have developed the following protocols to ensure that your safari is safe. The principles behind the protocols are; protecting lives and livelihoods, gaining visitor confidence, supporting efforts to combat the spread of Covid-19, and collaborating between the public and private sector to implement health and safety practices for the tourism industry in Kenya.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR KENYA (as per the Kenya Airport Authority website)

1. Pre-arrival on-line visas are now mandatory. Visas upon arrival are no longer available.
Visitors apply for their visas before arrival via: eVisa

2. A Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate. (If you do not have a certificate, then you are required to present a negative PCR Covid-19 test certificate and a doctor's letter.  The PCR test results must be no older than 72 hours prior to travel.)

3. Visitors must upload their Vaccination Certificates (or PCR test) to

4. A completed Travelers Health Surveillance Form to be presented on arrival in Kenya. The form must be filled out online prior to arrival in Kenya. Print off the QR Code that you will receive via e-mail after submission of the form. If you are having difficulty getting the QR Code, see the following link: Retrieving your code. Easier if the form is filled on a computer rather than a phone. Please have the code ready to show the health authorities on arrival.


Please enquire if a negative PCR Covid-19 test certificate is required by your airlines or your onward destination, this can be arranged.

IMPORTANT - It is imperative that guests also confirm with their airlines and their local authorities of any additional action or clearances they may require to travel. Everyone must be aware that there is an inherent risk of travel during this pandemic and be financially prepared if they happen to contract Covid-19 whilst here in Kenya.

Kenya Ministry of Health - Advice to travelers arriving in Kenya

AMREF flying doctors cover & further information

Kenya has been awarded Safe Travel Status by the World Travel and Tourism Council, in recognition of the standardised Global Health and Hygiene protocols that have been put in place.