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).
Children below 12 years old are exempted from the negative COVID 19 PCR test certificate requirement.
As per the latest update from MOH.
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.