Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+3
Capital City:Nairobi
Largest City:Nairobi
Currency:Kenyan Shilling = 100 cents
Currency Code:KES
Banknote Denominations:50 / 100 / 200 / 500 / 1,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:200
Additional Information:A new set of Kenya banknotes should be in circulation by February 2015.

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Monday 6 April 2020 5:13pm
Update on Government of Kenya restrictions on movements in and out of designated areas, including Nairobi, and the extension of its suspension of all international passenger flights (‘Coronavirus’ and 'Return to UK' pages)

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 44 minutes ago)