How to get a yellow fever card.

  • A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is only required for travelers one year of age and older or who are in airport transit for more than twelve hours.


  • The vaccine is a live, weakened form of the virus given as a single shot.


  • Yellow fever vaccine may be required for entry into certain countries.
Countries with risk of Yellow Fever transmission:

IN AFRICA – Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Uganda.

IN AMERICA – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

Validity of certificate

You can get your yellow fever vaccine at the port health clinics settled inside all Kenyan airports at a cost of Ksh 3,500. Its suggested that you simply get your vaccination ten days before you travel. Invariably confirm with your travel agent if your intended destination requires yellow fever certification to avoid any inconveniences during departure from Kenya.