Travel restrictions to Egypt

Last updated: 27 January 2022

Who can travel?

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

*Subject to entry requirements.

Egypt Covid Travel Restrictions

Documents needed for travelling

  • A printed copy of a negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid antigen test result certificate from a test taken at most 72 hours before arrival.
    • The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab and must have a stamp of the issuing laboratory or a QR code.
    • A COVID-19 RT-PCR test used to depart Egypt becomes invalid for re-entry in all cases; OR
  • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received:
    • the second vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V at least 14 days before departure; or
    • the Janssen vaccine at least 14 days before departure.
    • The certificate must be in Arabic, French or English and have a QR code; or
  • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate approved and certified by the Egyptian Embassy in the country of departure showing that they received:
    • the second vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V at least 14 days before departure; or
    • the Janssen vaccine at least 14 days before departure.
    • The certificate must be in Arabic, French or English and have a QR code; or
  • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.
  • Passengers must complete the 'Health Control Measures' form at https://visitegypt.gov.eg/. The form must be completed at least 2 days before departure.

Transiting via Egypt

  • Transit flight connections are permitted via Alexandria.
  • The maximum transit period permitted is 12 hours.

Please Note:

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 of the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

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