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Latvia travel restrictions from Egypt

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Latvia quarantine details

Latvia is closed for travel. Quarantine is required on arrival to Latvia and when returining back to Egypt no quarantine is required.Most visitors from Latvia will not be allowed to travel to Egypt.Get travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements for Latvia from Egypt.
🚫 Destination Quarantine required
βœ… Return No quarantine
⚠️ Some Visitors
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Latvia travel restrictions from Egypt

International travel to Latvia is permitted for vaccinated travelers. This does not apply to non-vaccinated citizens and those traveling for 'essential reasons'.

Exceptional travel

Exemptions to the border closure are in place for essential reasons, including travel for studies and work that cannot be conducted remotely. Travel for tourism is not permitted unless fully vaccinated or recently recovered in Europe and other selected countries.
The full list of exceptions can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/consular-information/news/66019-emergency-situation-in-latvia-to-restrict-the-spread-of-covid-19

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, can enter without an essential reason and are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19

EU Digital COVID Certificate

Travelers may provide their EU Digital Certificate in paper or digital format as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery. Health documents provided this way will not require further verification on arrival.
Full details on the EU Digital Certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificateen

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days. This period may be shortened if a COVID-19 test is taken on the seventh day and a negative test result is confirmed.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from quarantine requirements. The positive COVID test must have been taken at least 11 days before departure, and not more than 180 days. The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours prior, must be provided on departure. Alternatively, proof of a negative antigen test taken within 48 hours can be presented.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements. The positive COVID test must have been taken at least 11 days before departure, and not more than 180 days. The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19

Testing on arrival

A COVID-19 test will be administered on arrival. Those testing positive will be required to complete the self-quarantine period at a hotel.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements. The positive COVID test must have been taken at least 11 days before departure, and not more than 180 days. The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19

Additional documents required

Travelers must complete and submit a 'COVIDpass' within 48 hours before departure. The QR code received after submitting the form must be presented upon arrival. - COVIDpass
For more details Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Latvia

Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, a nationwide 'State of Emergency' remains in place. Social gatherings remain limited to a maximum of 10 people indoors and 20 people outdoors. Proof of vaccination or previous recovery may be required to access some facilities and establishments or attend events. Those without a certificate recognized in Latvia may be able to apply for a short-term vaccination certificate for use in Latvia. Details about the COVID-19 response in Latvia can be found at https://covid19.gov.lv/en/support-society/how-behave-safely/covid-19-control-measures

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Private vehicles with 5 seats can carry up to 3 people from different households.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open until 9 pm for vaccinated and recovered customers. Seating is limited to a maximum of 4 people per table.

Bars

Bars are open until 9 pm for vaccinated and recovered customers. Seating is limited to a maximum of 4 people per table.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
The vaccine certificate must have been issued by an accredited laboratory in the country of issue and linked with a QR code.

Test/medical certificate required

A printed proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure.
Foreign travelers arriving in Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (SSH), or Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) without valid proof of a negative PCR test are required to take a PCR test on arrival. The test will cost $30 USD and travelers will be required to self-isolate at a hotel until a negative result is confirmed. Test results are usually available within 12 to 24 hours. If a positive result is received, travelers may be required to undergo 14-day isolation at the hotel.

Testing on arrival

Travelers arriving from countries where COVID-19 variants of concern have been identified are subject to a rapid COVID-19 test on arrival. A list of identified countries has not been confirmed.
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