Egypt: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Egypt

This information is provided for customers flying to Egypt from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels. Egypt Currently has a traffic light status of green. and PCR entry test requirements are listed as: PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)

Egypt is currently the 24th most popular travel destination from the UK which is up 16 from last month.

Traffic Light Status: green

Please select your vaccination status below as this will change the entry restrictions and return requirements listed on this page.

Return to UK: Green Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Not Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Recommended
Hotel Quarantine Not Required
Self-isolation Not Required
Test to Release Not Required
Antigen Testing Not Required
Further Covid Testing Not Required

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Entry Requirements

Entry Status Open from the UKOpen from the UK
Tests PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 72 hours(Book Online)
Quarantine Not RequiredNot Required

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.
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1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 22.48 Egyptian Pound (EGP)
UpUp 16 from last month
Current Travel Popularity: 24/230
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COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 515,645
New Cases 0
Population 105,933,668
Last Updated 16 May 2022 03:21am

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Egypt has opened its airports.

Can I Travel to Egypt?

  • It is now possible to travel to Egypt.
  • All arrivals to Egypt must complete a monitoring card and provide proof of health insurance when arriving.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Egypt?

There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Egypt.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Egypt?

  • Health screenings will take place upon arrival to Egypt, and all arrivals are required to fill in a health declaration.
  • All arrivals will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, depending on origin. Proof of health insurance must also be shown.
  • Arrivals from Japan, China, Thailand, North America, South America, London Heathrow (LHR), Paris, and Frankfurt can present negative test certificates taken 96 hours prior to departure.
  • Arrivals who have been fully vaccinated may present a vaccination certificate instead of a PCR test.

Is public transportation open in Egypt?

Public transportation in Egypt is operating.

Are restaurants and bars open in Egypt?

Restaurants, cafes, and bars in Egypt are open, under capacity and social distancing limitations.

Are businesses and attractions open in Egypt?

  • Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Egypt are open, under certain limitations.
  • Some facilities require a COVID-19 vaccine pass.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Egypt?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places and on public transport.

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The FCDO has released travel advice for traveling to Egypt.

8 March, 2021

The FCDO has released travel advice for traveling to Egypt. Any travellers will be required to show a negative PCR test result, no more than 72 hours before your flight. Furthermore, travellers entering Egypt from the UK will need a PCR test, no more than 96 hours before your flight. For more information and guidelines visit the government website.


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