International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Egypt From Colombia 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

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 without a vaccination certificate with a QR code or an authorized laboratory stamp must follow the guidelines for unvaccinated travelers and must have a negative COVID-19 test result.

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UK Government - Egypt
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Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form before exiting Colombia

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Description

All travelers are required to fill out a pre-registration form before they depart from Colombia. It must be filled at least 1 hour, up to 24 hours before departure.

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Travelers will be required to show confirmation of registration before boarding.

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Colombian Tourism
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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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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers arriving from or with travel history in selected countries in the 14 days before arrival in Egypt are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival.

Relevant Travel History
This policy applies if you have traveled to the following countries
Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia and 25 more countries
in the last 14 days
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Egypt Air
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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries may be required to quarantine on arrival if they test positive on arrival.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
Changed

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
Start Date
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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
5.21
Decreased by1.38
at 9/18/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
7.43%
Increased by7.43%
at 9/15/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
7,743,420
Increased by7,743,420
at 9/15/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.32
Increased by-0.02
at 9/14/2021

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
9/19/2021

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

local guidelines for 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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