International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Egypt From Spain 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

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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A visa on arrival can be obtained at the airport before reaching immigration.

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Sherpa
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Recommended

Recommended health insurance

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

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

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US Embassy - Egypt
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Changed

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
4.96
Decreased by1.31
at 9/17/2021
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
9/16/2021

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

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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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