With 582 confirmed cases in Kenya and 26 deaths, the U.S. Embassy keeps Kenyans and American citizen informed on what actions to take especially concerning VISA renewals and travel plans.
As of May 6th, there is a reported cessation of movement in and out of Eastleigh neighborhood, Nairobi and Old Town in Mombasa with a closure of all markets and restaurants. The mandatory cessation in and out of Nairobi Metropolitan Area, Coast Region and Mandela Counties remain in effect for 21 days as from April 6th.
The US Embassy in Nairobi recommends that U.S. citizens and nations enroll in STEP the Smart traveler Enrollment Program https://step.state.gov/ According to information available in the website STEP enrollees receive important information from the Embassy about health conditions, safety alerts, and travel updates. Enrollment enables the Embassy to contact you in the event of an emergency. If you have previously enrolled in STEP, we recommend that you log into your STEP account to ensure your details are current, your country of travel information is correct, and that you set your departure date as ‘indefinite.’ These steps will enable you to receive all our embassy messaging. For any immediate need, U.S. citizens in an emergency can call 1-888-407-4747 from the United States and Canada or (plus) 1-202-501-4444 from overseas.
For more information be sure to visit https://ke.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
On April 13, 2020 the Government of Kenya established an online portal to extend visitor and resident visas. Please see: https://fns.immigration.go.ke/