Covid Entry Check: Egypt Travel Restrictions

This Egypt dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • No Quarantine
Last reviewed on 27 May 2022, 06:05AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
0% (last 7 days)
-7.84% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit,

Other important information:
• Travellers arriving from a country listed in greenlanes may provide their negative PCR test at most 96 hours before departure.
• Travellers arriving directly at Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) or Taba (TCP) without a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test result are subject to a PCR test on arrival at their own expense.
• Travellers arriving from Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela or Viet Nam are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their own expense and could be subject to quarantine.

What to expect in Egypt?

📝 Before your trip

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt, or a printed negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt. The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab. The test result 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.

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller.

😷 Quarantine details

There is no current quarantine requirement For more information:

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guyana, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, United States, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela