Information about Egypt
Population: 78.887.000 (est. 2006)
Capital: El Cairo (15 millon inhab.)
Official Languages: arabic
The flag carrier of Egypt is Egypt Air
Main cities: El Cairo, Alejandría, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel and Hurghada
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Egypt in your country of residence Egypt, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Egypt, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Egypt - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Pound (LE, £E, EGP)
Time Zone: (GMT+2) Summer Time (GMT+3)
Travelers presenting a valid international certificate for full COVID-19 vaccination, using an approved vaccine, are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to departure. The vaccine certificate must have been issued by an accredited laboratory in the country of issue and linked with a QR code.
Travelers arriving from countries where worrisome variants of COVID-19 have been identified are subject to a rapid COVID-19 test upon arrival. A list of identified countries has not been confirmed.
A health declaration form must be completed and will be provided by the airline or upon arrival. All travelers must provide proof of travel insurance that includes full coverage of COVID-19 medical costs and accommodation in the event of any quarantine requirements. The insurance policy details should be uploaded when completing the health declaration form.
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