The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Egypt.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to enter Egypt. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Transit is allowed
Travelers are allowed to transit through Egypt by air.
Most transit travelers are required to:
- Stay in the airport; travelers that do intend to leave the airport must follow the standard entry procedures.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results may be required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need a negative COVID-19 test result if they have a vaccination certificate with a QR code. Please contact your nearest Egyptian embassy or consulate to see if your vaccination certificate qualifies.
Travelers unable to provide valid proof of vaccination must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result in Arabic or English. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure. Alternatively, an antigen test taken 24 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt. The result must contain a QR code and indicate the type of sample taken.
This requirement does not apply to:
- Travelers in transit;
- Travelers under the age of 12.
Mandatory health insurance
Travelers must have health insurance valid for the period of intended stay in Egypt.
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate proving they have received all required doses of an approved vaccine. The accepted vaccines are: AstraZeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Sputnik V. The certificate should show the last dose was administered at least 14 days ago and must have a QR code. In case of any scraping, cancellation, or addition, the certificate will not be accepted.
Travelers who do not have a QR code on their certificate must reach out to the Egyptian Embassy for approval.
No quarantine required
Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers aged 6 years and older must wear masks in closed public places.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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