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.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • No Quarantine
Last reviewed on 12 Aug 2022, 21:41PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
0
0% (last 7 days)
TOTAL CASES
515,645
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

Can you enter?

Travel is not restricted by traveller type (e.g., PR, Citizen, Resident).

What to expect in Egypt?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

There are no vaccine exemptions at this time.

These exemptions only apply to:
• Travellers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating 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 must be approved by the Egyptian Embassy in the country of departure;
• Travellers with an electronic COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Egypt by the Egyptian Ministry of Health stating 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 have the logo of the Egyptian Ministry of Health.

📝 Forms

There are no pre-arrival forms/permissions at this time.

🌡️ Testing requirements

There are no pre-arrival test requirements at this time.
On Arrival there are no Covid-19 test requirements at this time.

Details:
Local sources indicated that officials lifted all COVID-19 entry restrictions for nationals and foreigners following an improvement in the country's COVID-19 situation.

😷 Quarantine requirements

There are no quarantine requirements at this time.

For more information you may go to:
https://www.egyptonlinevisa.com/visa-requirements/

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.
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DISCLAIMER

We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.