Destination Guidelines

Countries entry regulations are changing frequently. Make sure to review the following requirements for the most recent information before you travel.

Travel to Jordan

COVID-19 test is not required prior to traveling to Jordon

The platform “ ALMANSA” and other checks are not required at crossings for Jordanians and non-Jordanians.

All passengers are required to register at https://www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo/index.html to get a free QR.

All travel regulations for the arrival country will be applied

*Children under 5 years old are excluded.


Travel to Saudi Arabia

According to the Civil Aviation Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as of March 5, 2022, the following has been decided:

  • A negative PCR result for a corona test (Covid-19) before coming to the Kingdom is not required.

  • The institutional quarantine/home quarantine for travelers coming to the Kingdom is not required.

  • All types of visit visas are required to have insurance to cover the costs of e Corona virus infection during the stay in the Kingdom.


Travel to Kuwait

All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result at the time of check-in, taken within 72 hours of flight arrival time. The certificate must be from one of the approved laboratories with a QR code.

As of Sunday, December 26,2021. Travelers must present certificate showing a negative result from a PCR taken 48hrs to traveling.

Travelers must home quarantine for the duration of 10 days upon arrival, with the possibility of ending quarantine after receiving a negative PCR result taken at least 72hrs upon arrival.

Passengers who received two doses of unapproved vaccines (Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik) must receive at least an additional dose of one of the accredited vaccines to enjoy the benefit of travelers in immune category.

Accredited covid-19 vaccines:

  • Pfizer BioNTech vaccine (two doses)
  • AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine (two doses)
  • Moderna vaccine (two doses)
  • Johnson & Johnson vaccine (one dose)

*Children under the age of 6 are exempt from the test.

Immunized non-Kuwaitis with approved vaccines in Kuwait:

All passengers who have received one of the accredited vaccines in Kuwait must complete the registration on Shlonik and Mosafer platforms after receiving the green status on Immune or Kuwait Mobile ID application prior to departure.

Passengers must hold valid residence or entry visa to enter the country.

Non- immunized residents:

Non-vaccinated residents under the age of 18 years who are outside the country, will be allowed a one-time entry into Kuwait provided they sign a pledge to get vaccinated upon arrival. Passengers will be required to complete Institutional or home quarantine for 7days upon arrival.

Immunized outside the State of Kuwait:

Passengers must carry vaccination certificate as proof of vaccination. The certificate must have the following details mentioned on it:

  • Name matching to travel passport
  • Type of vaccination received
  • Dates of doses Taken
  • Name of vaccine agency, clinic or authority
  • Electronic Readable QR. If no QR code is available, then vaccination certificate must be uploaded through Ministry of Health website for authentication.
  • Immune application should show green color status.
  • Non-Kuwaitis must hold valid residence to enter state of Kuwait / Entry Visa

Proof of immunization:

Must show proof of immunization upon arrival into the state of Kuwait (through Immune or Kuwait- Mobile ID or Kuwait-Mosafer). All passengers below the age of 18 years are exempt from the vaccination but subject to two PCR tests after arrival registered through Kuwait Mosafer platform.

Quarantine:

All passengers are required to home quarantine for 7 days from the date of arrival. Passengers can end quarantine by conducting a PCR test at their own expense.

Following category of passengers are exempt from the home quarantine:

  • Diplomats, their family members (from any nationality), traveling together or alone, and their domestic workers (ID required)
  • Kuwaiti patients sent abroad for medical treatment and their companions by presenting the letter issued by related Kuwaiti health office in the country of treatment.

According to Kuwait civil aviation authorities all of the following are suspended:

  • (Kuwait-Mosafer) platform
  • (Bilsalamah -domestic workers) platform
  • (MUNA) accreditation system for issuance (PCR) test certificate from abroad laboratories

Travel to UAE

Vaccinated passengers arriving into the UAE:

Vaccinated passengers who have taken a complete dosage of any approved covid-19 vaccine are no longer required to conduct a PCR test prior to departure provided that they present a vaccination certificate with QR code..

Non- vaccinated passengers arriving into the UAE:

Non-vaccinated passengers are required to conduct a covid-19 PCR test within 48 hours prior to departure. Passengers who have recently recovered from a past covid-19 infection can present a recovery certificate and will be exempt from the test. All passengers are no longer required to conduct Rapid PCR test at the airport 6 hours prior to departure.

Pre-approval for E-visa holders:

All passenger arriving in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah with a newly issued E-visa must register prior to their departure.

Passengers holding resident visa of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain:

Returning passengers should visit uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before booking a flight to verify their entry status and carry a photocopy of passport and resident visa during the flight. No prior approval is required if resident of Sharjah or any other emirate.

UAE residents residing in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain arriving from all other countries:

Passengers must visit uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before booking a flight to verify their entry status. Take a photocopy of your passport and UAE resident visa. No prior approval is required if resident of Sharjah or any other emirate.

Mobile Application: Passengers are required to download the ALHOSN application


Travel to Egypt

All passengers except vaccinated passengers need to carry a printed negative COVID 19 RT PCR test certificate from an accredited lab in English or Arabic for a test taken within 72 hours before the departure of their final direct flight to Egypt.

The printed COVID 19 RT PCR test certificate must be original and must be stamped by the laboratory/hospital and contain a clear readable QR code with relevant passenger details.

The certificate must also have the following information:

  • Full name of the passenger
  • Passport number
  • The date and time the sample was taken
  • Details of the type of sample taken for the swab

The COVID 19 RT PCR test certificate must also not have any modifications or alterations (e.g., addition or deletion).

Exemptions

Children below 12 years old are exempted from the negative COVID 19 PCR test certificate requirement.

As per the latest update from MOH.

Vaccinated Passengers:

Passengers who have been vaccinated are exempted from the negative COVID 19 PCR test certificate, provided they present proof that they have received the required doses of the following vaccines authorized by Egyptian ministry of Health & Population:

  • Two doses of Pfizer
  • Two doses of Oxford AstraZeneca
  • Two doses of Moderna
  • Two doses of Sinopharm
  • Two doses of Sinovac
  • Two doses of Sputnik V
  • One dose of Johnson & Johnson

Vaccine certificates must be certified by official health authorities of the country of vaccination, and not less than 14 days have passed since the last dose (the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or the first dose of a single dose vaccine) was administered before traveling to Egypt.

The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

with the launch of the new application “Visit Egypt”, please note the following regulations:

  • The health declaration form has been canceled for all arrivals to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
  • Register on the application: https://visitegypt.gov.eg/ and obtain the QR code for Egypt entry.