Various medical centers in Kenya have the authority administered by the Ministry of Health to provide Kenyans with the Covid-19 Prc test. Prc test for travel cost in Nairobi Kenya varies from place to place in approved and reliable COVID-19 laboratories and testing centers.
These testing centers are also available at the airport and are used for both surveillance and travel purposes. Travelers can acquire a trusted travel certificate, which will allow them to freely travel the world without any problems.
COVID-19 requirements for Prc travel test certificate
In case you want to go for the COVID-19 test, in order to check up on your medical condition, you can visit the local testing hospitals. Although, if you want to access a valid COVID-19 test certificate in order to obey the travel regulations, it is a must you acquire your test results at KCAA-approved and reliable testing laboratories. You should ensure that you acquire your test results three days before departure to other countries.
COVID-19 test costs in Kenya
Down below, we have comprised some of the prices of COVID-19 tests in various hospitals across Nairobi.
|Hospital||Price (Ksh)||Test Approval||Test release date|
|Kenyatta University hospital||3,000||KCAA Approved||2-3 days|
|Kenyatta National Hospital||5,000||KCAA Approved||24 hours|
|AMREF Medical center (Wilson airport)||5,500||KCAA Approved||24 hours|
|Nairobi South Hospital||5,500||KCAA Approved||24 hours|
|KEMRI||6,000||KCAA Approved||24 hours|
|Coptic Hospital||6,000||KCAA Approved||24 hours|
|Nairobi West Hospital||6,000||Not Approved||24 hours|
|Gertrudes Garden Children Hospital||7,000||KCAA Approved||24 hours|
|Aga Khan Hospital||7,500||KCAA Approved||48 hours|
How to apply for COVID-19 testing in Kenya
if you want to know your medical status and be tested for COVID-19, you can apply at various hospitals through emails and by contacting them. Here are some of the contacts that you can use to apply for COVID-19 testing in hospitals across Kenya.
- Aga Khan Hospital- 0711092000
- Amref laboratory- 0206994609
- Pathcare Kenya- 0722203074
- Karen Hospital- 0736222001, 0726222001
- Nairobi Hospital- 0202845000
- Lancet laboratories- 0729111110
- M.P Shah Hospital- 0204291100
- Nairobi West Hospital-0755952433
it takes around 2-3 days to release COVID-19 results for KCAA-approved hospitals and medical centers.
Most of the KCAA-approved hospitals charge around Ksh.8000 to Ksh.11,000 for a COVID-19 test.
the original cost of Prc testing in Kenya starts from Ksh,6,800.
COVID-19 results can be accepted in Kenya for inbound travelers, however, it should not pass three days after you have collected the results.
For international inbound travelers, it is required that you show your Prc results at the airport boarding gate.