International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Egypt From United Kingdom 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
Updated
6/8/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Electronic visitor visa

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Sherpa
Start Date
4/9/2021
Updated
5/27/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
7/1/2020
Updated
6/8/2021
Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers from selected countries or arriving from London Heathrow, Rome, Paris, and Frankfurt must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result in Arabic or English. The test must be taken within 96 hours before departure. The certificate must be stamped by an accredited laboratory and must indicate the type of sample taken.

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This testing requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers in transit;
  • Travelers under the age of 6.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 96 hours Before Departure
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UK Government - Egypt
Start Date
8/15/2020
Updated
6/8/2021

On Arrival

Possible

Quarantine may be required under some conditions

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Enforcement Conditions

No Certificate

Minimum Quarantine Duration
Until Test Negative
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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
12/9/2020
Updated
6/8/2021
Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
9/28/2020
Updated
6/8/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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US Embassy - Egypt
Start Date
8/15/2020
Updated
6/8/2021

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
8.01
Increased by-2.16
at 6/9/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2.41%
Increased by0.64%
at 6/1/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2,465,521
Increased by652,695
at 6/1/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.84
Increased by-0.05
at 6/8/2021

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.

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
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is partially operating with limits to capacity in place. Public transport is suspended between midnight and 4 am.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
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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
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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
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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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