International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Egypt From El Salvador 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
Changed
7/22/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Electronic visitor visa

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Description

To visit Egypt for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.

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Sherpa
Start Date
4/9/2021
Changed
6/30/2021
Recommended

Recommended health insurance

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Description

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

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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
7/1/2020
Changed
7/22/2021

On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test on arrival may be required

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Description

Travelers arriving from or with travel history in selected countries in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Egypt may be 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 28 more countries
in the last 14 days
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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
5/10/2021
Changed
7/22/2021

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
8/15/2020
Changed
7/22/2021

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
0.58
Increased by-0.47
at 7/22/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3.54%
Increased by3.54%
at 7/12/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3,627,345
Increased by3,627,345
at 7/12/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.52
Increased by0.00
at 7/21/2021

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
7/22/2021

Use of mask

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

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is partially operating from 4 am to midnight, with limits to capacity in place. Public transport is suspended between midnight and 4 am.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Restaurants will close by midnight.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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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