Egypt travel ban and restrictions

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The travel advice is Do not travel to Egypt. COVID travel advice is country is Partially Open for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Egypt. Egypt is part of Africa with main city at Cairo. Its Developing country with a population of 91M people. The main currency is Egyptian Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Egypt

Partially Open

for travel
Last updated: November 23, 2020

1. Flights to Egypt restarted.

2. A completed "Public Health Card" must be presented to immigration upon arrival.

3. Passengers arriving from Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Colombia, Ecuador, France (Paris only), Germany (Frankfurt only), Guyana, Italy (Rome only), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Mexico, New-Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, USA, United Kingdom (London Heathrow only), Uruguay or Venezuela must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt. The medical certificate must be issued and stamped by an approved laboratory and must not have any scraping, cancellation or written addition. The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab.

- This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.

4. Passengers arriving from any other country must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt. The medical certificate must be issued and stampedΒ by an approved laboratory and must not have any scraping, cancellation or written addition. The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab.

- This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.

5. Passengers arriving on direct flights at Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) or Taba (TCP) without a printed negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to a PCR test on arrival at their own expense.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Egypt

Do not travel

There is a nationwide partial curfew from 12am to 4am. Face masks are mandatory in public places. There are restrictions on schools, universities, cafes, bars, clubs hotels and tourist locations. International flights resumed on 1 July, but options remain limited. There are also some airlines that have semi-regular flights out of Egypt. If you wish to return to Australia, you should take advantage of these flights. Follow the Australian Embassy in Cairo's social media accounts for updates. If you travel to Egypt despite our advice, you'll need to provide evidence of a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours of your travel. We advise you: Do not travel to to Egypt.

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Last updated: November 23, 2020

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