Partially Open


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineDepending on test results
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 17, 2021
Reviewed: February 19, 2021


Egypt has opened its airports, while land borders remain closed, and many domestic restrictions are lifted.

Can I travel to Egypt?

It is now possible to travel to Egypt, however number of flights is reduced. Land borders remain closed for travel.

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

There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Egypt currently in place, however quarantine might be required, depending on test results.

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 72-96 hours, depending on origin.

Is public transportation open in Egypt?

Public transportation in Egypt is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Egypt?

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

Are are businesses and attractions open in Egypt?

Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Egypt are open, under capacity and social distancing limitations.

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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