International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Egypt From Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Egypt. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
9/1/2020
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Before You Leave

Recommended

Recommended health insurance

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Description

Travelers are recommended to have travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage.

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Egypt Air
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete a health declaration before travel.

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Egypt Air
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate proving they have received all required doses of an approved vaccine. The accepted vaccines are: Astra Zeneca, 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 either a QR code or an authorized accredited laboratory’s stamp. In case of any scraping, cancellation, or addition, the certificate will not be accepted.

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Travelers who do not have a QR code on their certificate must reach out to the Egyptian Embassy for approval.

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UK Government - Egypt
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Possible

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results may be required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers do not need a negative COVID-19 test result if they have a vaccination certificate with a QR code or a stamp from an authorized accredited laboratory. 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. The result must be stamped by an accredited laboratory, or contain a QR code, and must indicate the type of sample taken.

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UK Government - Egypt
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival.

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Egypt Air
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 6 years and older must wear masks in closed public places.

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US Embassy - Egypt
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Egypt and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
8.28
Decreased by0.59
at 10/17/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
13.00%
Increased by13.00%
at 10/8/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
13,552,189
Increased by13,552,189
at 10/8/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.09
Increased by-0.01
at 10/15/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
10/18/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in enclosed environments and while on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transport is suspended between midnight and 4 am.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Closing times may vary due to local guidance.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Closing times may vary due to local guidance.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Closing times may vary due to local guidance.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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