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Published 19.08.2021
1. Passengers arriving from Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China (Peoples Rep.),

Colombia, Ecuador, France (Paris), Germany (Frankfurt), Guyana, Italy (Rome), Japan, Korea (Rep.),

Mexico, New-Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, USA, United Kingdom (London Heathrow),

Uruguay or Venezuela must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 96 hours

before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt. The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab.

The test result must have a stamp of the issuing laboratory or a QR code.
This does not apply to:
- passengers younger than 6 years;
- passengers arriving directly at Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) or Taba (TCP);
- passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V. The certificate must be in Arabic, French or English; and
- have a QR code or must be approved by the Egyptian Embassy in the country of departure.
2. Passengers arriving from a country other than Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China (Peoples Rep.), Colombia, Ecuador, France (Paris), Germany (Frankfurt), Guyana, Italy (Rome), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Mexico, New-Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, USA, United Kingdom (London Heathrow), Uruguay or Venezuela must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt. The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab. The test result must have a stamp of the issuing laboratory or a QR code.
This does not apply to:
- passengers younger than 6 years;
- passengers arriving directly at Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) or Taba (TCP);
- passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V. The certificate must be in Arabic, French or English; and
- have a QR code or must be approved by the Egyptian Embassy in the country of departure.
3. Passengers arriving from Cameroon must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt. The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab. The test result must have a stamp of the issuing laboratory or a QR code.
This does not apply to:
- passengers younger than 6 years;
- passengers arriving directly at Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) or Taba (TCP);
- passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V. The certificate must be in Arabic, French or English; and
- have a QR code or must be approved by the Egyptian Embassy in the country of departure.
4. Passengers arriving directly at Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) or Taba (TCP) without a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test result are subject to a PCR test upon arrival at their own expense.
- This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V. The certificate must be in Arabic, French or English; and
- have a QR code or must be approved by the Egyptian Embassy in the country of departure.
5. Passengers arriving from Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela or Viet Nam are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their own expense and could be subject to quarantine.