Travel restrictions to Egypt

Who can travel?

  • Open to citizens and residents of Egypt
  • Open to citizens and residents of the United Arab Emirates
  • Open to all visitors subject to meeting the entry requirements

COVID-19 restrictions :

  • All passengers "including Egyptians" travelling to Egypt MUST be in possession of negative PCR test (72) hours (before departure time of the last direct flight to Egypt)
  • Exception is made for passengers travelling from (Japan / China / Thailand / North America / South America / Canada / London (Heathrow) /Rome / Paris / Frankfurt / New Zealand / Australia/South Korea) PCR test will be 96 hours before departure time
  • All children "regardless their nationalities" under 6 years old are exempted from PCR test
  • Passengers travelling from India / Bangladesh / Pakistan / Bhutan / Myanmar / Nepal / Sri Lanka / Brazil / Latin America / Vietnam:
    • Should have a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure and the certificate should have a QR code and in English or Arabic
    • Should have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. The accepted vaccines are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V. The vaccination certificate must have a QR code
    • Passengers without a vaccination certificate as mentioned above will under go ID now Covid-19 TEST upon arrival (in addition to the PCR test Certificate which is required before arrival), if the test is positive and the passenger is not Egyptian, the passenger will be deported and if the passenger is Egyptian, he /she will be quarantined at a governmental hospital on his / her own cost
  • Vaccinated Passengers travelling from any other country except India / Bangladesh / Pakistan / Bhutan / Myanmar / Nepal / Sri Lanka / Brazil / Latin America / Vietnam, whether direct or indirect during the last 14 days can enter Egypt if he/she has an approved certificate with a QR code from the country issued the certificate (the certificate will be reviewed and examined, and in case of any scraping, cancellation or addition, the certificate will not be accepted).(In case the vaccination certificate is issued without QR code in the country that the passenger coming from, the certificate will be accepted if it is approved from the Egyptian Embassy in this country)
  • Passengers are required to be fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by World Health Organization and The Egyptian Medicines Authority.
  • Passengers can travel to Egypt after 14 days of receiving the second dose of (Pfizer / AstraZeneca / Moderna / Sinopharm / Sinovac / Sputnik) or after 14 days of receiving the first dose of Johnson & Johnson
  • Passengers arriving from Cameroon ONLY can present a copy / electronic PCR certificate
  • All recovered passengers traveling from Bahrain must have a negative PCR test 72 hours
  • All recovered passengers traveling from Bahrain “with one shot of vaccine” according to Bahrain ministry of health protocol - even they had their vaccinate certificate - must have a negative PCR test before travel
  • All passengers must present a completed "Public Health Card" upon arrival
Guideline COVID-19
  • All passengers are required to wear masks at the airport and during flights
  • All passengers must complete the passenger information form when arriving in Egypt
  • All passengers and airline crew will have to provide printed copies of negative COVID-19 RT-PCR tests taken at least 72 hours before departure
Is Egypt open for Tourists?
  • All national & international tourists can travel if they meet the entry guidelines
  • Hotels, restaurants, shops and other such amenities remain open with restrictions
 Local lockdown details:
  • Lockdown: Partial lockdowns
  • Transport: Operational
  • Shopping: Open
  • Restaurants & Cafes: Open with restrictions
  • Events: Prohibited
The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight, to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

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