Free import by passengers of 16 years or older:
- 1/2 lb. of tobacco or 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars;
- 1 bottle of alcoholic beverages;
- 1 pint of perfume.
Prohibited is the import of fruit, poultry meat and products, imitation and toy firearms.
Fire arms and ammunition require a police permit.
Import of plants and any plant materials requires a Plant Import Permit (PIP) issued by Kenya prior to shipment.
Free export of a reasonable quantity of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.
Prohibited is export of gold, diamonds and skin and game trophies, if not obtained from the authorized personnel of the Government of Kenya.
Same regulations as for passengers apply.
Cats and dogs must be accompanied by an Import Permit issued by Kenya and a veterinarian good health certificate and rabies certificate issued at point of origin. Rabies vaccination must be at least 1 month and max. 1 year prior to arrival.
Prohibited is the import of all live animals, unless consigned as cargo.
Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Kenya.
Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Kenya if baggage is through tagged to final destination on departure at point of origin.
No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.
Residents may import up to KES 500,000.- (Kenya Shilling-KES) to cover expenses upon re-entry into Kenya. Foreign currencies exceeding USD 10,000.- must be declared.
Non-residents may import local and foreign currencies without restrictions but amounts exceeding USD 10,000.- must be declared.
Residents may export up to KES 500,000.- (Kenya Shilling-KES) to cover expenses upon re-entry into Kenya. No restrictions apply to foreign currencies. Non-residents may export local and foreign currency without restrictions. However, for amounts equivalent to USD 5,000.- and more residents and non-residents need to hold documents indicating the source and the purpose of this amount.