As of September 1st, 2020, travelers from ALL countries traveling to ANY part of Egypt must have proof of a negative PCR test certificate for COVID-19 performed no more than 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt.
Test results must be presented in paper format only. Digital copies will not be accepted. Results also must be in English or Arabic.
Children under 6 do not need a test.
Tourists arriving at airports in the coastal governorates of the Red Sea (Hurghada), South Sinai (Sharm El Sheikh), and Marsa Matrouh that are unable to present acceptable evidence of a negative PCR test will need to undergo testing on arrival for a fee of USD $30.
All passengers must be tested before departure from Egypt. Our team will ensure and set a testing appointment for all our travelers to get tested. The current testing fees at a local hospital is currently at $120.00 for two next day results.
Travelers are not required to quarantine when arriving in Egypt. A negative COVID-19 PCR test must be presented for entry into the country.
Based on reports of travelers arriving in Egypt, travelers could undergo the following additional health screenings.
All travelers are required to follow COVID-19 health protocols while in Egypt. Travelers can expect the following requirements:
All travelers arriving in Egypt will need to follow regular visa requirements.
Visa on arrival: The following countries are permitted to get a visa on arrival:
E-Visa: For faster entry, travelers from 46 countries can get an E-VISA before arriving in Egypt.
The U.S. Embassy in Egypt is reporting that all travelers must present proof of travel insurance that covers Covid-19.
Observe social distancing and avoid handshaking.
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