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June 16, 2022

Health Message for U.S. Citizens June 15, 2022

U.S. EMBASSY NAIROBI

Health Alert for U.S. Citizens

June 15, 2022

Location: Kenya, Countrywide

Event:  As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air travelers to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.

CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Actions to Take: 

  • Review country-specific COVID-19 entry/exit requirements on the Embassy’s COVID-19 information page
  • Due to the rapidly- evolving situation, check with your airlines, transit countries, and final destination on the most updated travel requirements (such as mandatory COVID-19 tests).
  • In accordance with CDC guidance, delay your travel if you test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19. 
  • Review CDC Traveler’s Health Notice for Kenya

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya

United Nations Avenue, Gigiri

+254 (0) 20 363 6451

U.S. Citizen Services – U.S. Embassy in Kenya (usembassy.gov)

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 for calls from the United States or Canada

+1-202-501-4444 for calls from overseas (Kenya)

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