Travel Restrictions Entering Ireland from Egypt

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Egypt to Ireland.

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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.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

ALLOWED

Transit is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
1,048.87
Increased by-867.25
at 1/27/2022
Vaccinated
80.52%
Increased by0.32%
at 1/26/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

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

Start Date
7/31/2020
Changed
Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to transit through Ireland as long as they do not leave the international airport area.

Fully vaccinated transit travelers are required to:

  • Complete the electronic Passenger Locator Form before travel;
  • Have proof of vaccination.
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Start Date
1/6/2022
Changed

Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismMedicalBusiness
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Ireland.

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Start Date
Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory passenger locator form

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

All travelers, including those in transit through Ireland, must complete a passenger locator form a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Ireland.

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After completing this form travelers will receive an email that contains a receipt. This receipt verifies that travelers have completed the Passenger Locator Form. Travelers will be asked to show this receipt when boarding your plane, ferry, or to border officials. One form should be completed for each traveler aged 18 years or older. Details of children under the age of 18 should be included on a form completed by an adult accompanying them including name, age, and proof of the medical event.

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Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a vaccination certificate showing that it has passed 7 days after the 2nd dose of Pfizer-BioNTech, 14 days after the 2nd dose of Moderna, 15 days after the 2nd dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca, 14 days after a single dose of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), 14 days after the 2nd dose of Coronavac (Sinovac), Sinopharm BIBP, or Covaxin.

Starting February 1st, 2022, vaccine certificates will only be accepted for travel if less than 270 days (9 months) have passed since receiving the final dose in the primary vaccine series. There is currently no time limit for vaccine certificates based on booster or additional doses.

Mixed vaccines of any of the previously mentioned are recognized in Ireland as a complete vaccination if at least 14 days have passed after the second dose.

A single dose of any of the above vaccines was administered a maximum of 180 days after a positive COVID-19 RT-PCR test result is also accepted as a full vaccination. Travelers must hold proof of the positive COVID-19 test and the vaccine dose.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.

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Start Date
Changed

On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Asymptomatic travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival.

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Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks on public transport and some businesses.

Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Ireland.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
1,048.87
Increased by-867.25
at 1/27/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
29.59%
Increased by-13.01%
at 1/25/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
80.52%
Increased by0.32%
at 1/26/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4,012,382
Increased by16,243
at 1/26/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.51
Increased by-0.10
at 1/25/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Ireland can be found at https://www.gov.ie/en/pub...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in retail shops, hospitality businesses, healthcare settings, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Open
Shops and services are open as usual.

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