Incoming Passengers With Certificates of Vaccination Against the Coronavirus
Those incoming passengers with certificates of vaccination against the Coronavirus from countries not affected by the mutated strains of the virus in a directly or indirectly manner during the previous 14 days, found in the passenger's possession against the Coronavirus is reviewed and approved in the countries (issuing authority) without abrasion, deletion or addition, and they must contain a QR Code to be fully accepted after verifying the authority issuing the certificate.
Vaccines that have been approved by the World Health Organization and the Egyptian Medicines Authority are approved, provided that the period is taken into account, "The Time Period" is 14 days after receiving the second dose of vaccines given in two doses (Pfizer -AstraZeneca - Moderna - Sinopharm - Sinovac - Sputnik) or 14 days have passed since receiving the first dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Arrivals with certificates of vaccination against the Coronavirus from countries which are (India - Bangladesh - Pakistan - Bhutan - Myanmar - Nepal - Sri Lanka - Vietnam - Brazil - Latin America) affected by the mutated strain of the virus in a manner directly or indirectly, during the previous 14 days, the following procedures will be applied on them which include:-
Reviewing the vaccination certificate in the passenger’s possession against the Coronavirus and accepting the certificates approved in the countries (department Issuance) without scraping, deleting, or adding and containing a QR Code and accepting these certificates after verification from the issuing authority.
A COVID-19 NOW ID test is performed at arrival, and in case of a positive COVID-19 NOW ID test result, a PCR test is performed at the arrival airport, and in case of positive PCR analysis, the passenger is transferred to the Fever Hospital or the designated hospital and if the passenger is not vaccinated with a positive COVID-19 NOW ID test result, the passenger will be deported and the established protocol will be applied in this regard.
For Non-Vaccinated Travelers
Every traveler will have to possess a negative PCR test for COVID-19 which should be issued before leaving your country, 72 HRS max before their departure flight to Egypt. Passengers traveling from North America, South America, Japan, Canada, Thailand, China, Paris, Heathrow, Frankfort, and London can hold the test up to 96 hrs max before their departure flight to Egypt due to their long flight and the number of transit between airports. Children under the age of six years old are not required to possess a PCR test.
All Travelers should have a PCR Test before arriving at Cairo International Airport which needs to be printed, signed, and stamped by the health authorities from where you are coming and possess a QR Code to be fully accepted after verifying the authority issuing the certificate. All Travelers should maintain and follow all the precautionary procedures during the time of their trip.
All transit travelers must possess a negative PCR Test even if their main destination doesn't require it. If the passengers are staying at Cairo airport and don't have any accommodations then they are not required to possess a PCR test unless it is required by the traveler destination to possess at all times.
The passengers arriving at the airports of Hurghada, Sharm El-Sheikh, Taba, or Marsa Alam instead of Cairo Airport and don't possess a PCR test before their arrival then they can have the test upon their arrival at any of the mentioned destinations for the cost of 30 USD as they will be isolated at their hotel rooms until the PCR test results are out and if it is positive the passenger will be isolated in their rooms until the Egyptian Ministry of Health handles the situation.
The Requirements of An Accepted PCR Certificate
The PCR test must have the exact timing and the date of the sample withdrawing and must be performed 72 hrs max before their departure flight to Egypt.
The PCR must be issued from an accredited laboratory which should be printed, signed, and stamped by the authorized lab without containing any scraping, addition, and cancellation or containing a QR Code from the country that issued the certificate.
The certificate of the PCR should indicate that the type of sample was taken directly for the Swab.
The certificate of the PCR should indicate the type of the test whether RT or PCR.
The certificate of the PCR is accepted in both English and Arabic languages.
A negative PCR certificate expires at the moment every traveler uses the test result outside Egypt then they need to use it again to return back to Egypt.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What Are the Finest Destinations to Visit in Egypt?
The entire country of Egypt deserve to be explored with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen before any other such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak & Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan such as Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read more about the best places to visit in Egypt.
What Are Egypt's Visa Requirements?
If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read more about Egypt travel visa.
What Is the Top Traditional Egyptian Food?
Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.
What is the Best Time to Visit Egypt?
The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.
What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?
You should pack everything you could ever need in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.
Why Book With "Egypt Tours Portal"?
We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 20 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort to make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the finest atmosphere until you return home.
Is it Safe to Travel to Egypt?
You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read more about is it safe to travel to Egypt.
What to Wear While in Egypt?
Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light and comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt. Put on sun block during your time in Egypt in the summer to protect yourself from the sun.
What are the Best Activities to Do in Egypt?
The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.
What are Special Advice for Foreign Women in Egypt?
Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.
What are the Official Languages of Egypt?
Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.
What is the Transportation in Egypt?
The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.
What is the Weather is Like?
The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot but sometimes it becomes cold at night and winter is cool and mild. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and the average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.
What are the Reasons That Make You Visit Egypt?
It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.
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