Travel Notice for Egypt

04 May 2022
COVID-19 Situation in Egypt

The Singapore Embassy in Cairo continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Egypt. Singaporeans who choose to remain in, or travel to, Egypt should bear in mind the risks involved and should take extra precautions by practicing social distancing, avoiding crowded areas and observing good personal hygiene.
 
Medical testing and treatment at public and private hospitals are not subsidised for foreigners in Egypt. Singaporeans should purchase comprehensive medical and travel insurance and be familiar with their coverage.
 
Singaporeans should also keep abreast of local developments and updates to local COVID-19 measures by monitoring local media and official social media pages of Egyptian government agencies.

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Travel to Egypt

 

All travelers above the age of 12 years are required to produce either of the following for entry into Egypt:

 

i. A printed negative PCR or rapid antigen test certificate taken no more than 72 hours before arrival. The test certificate must have a stamp of the issuing laboratory or a QR code; or

ii. A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that the traveler is fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Sputnik V at least 14 days before departure. The certificate must have a QR code.

 

Given that entry requirements may change at short notice, travellers are advised to refer to the latest advisories issued by the Egypt Ministry of Health and Population, the Egypt Embassy in Singapore, and the respective airlines to ensure that you have the latest and most accurate information prior to departure.

 

All arriving passengers may be subject to temperature screening and be made to complete a health declaration card.

 

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Consular Assistance

 

Singaporeans in Egypt who require consular assistance should contact the Singapore Embassy in Cairo’s 24/7 Duty Officer at +20 10 9806 4130 or the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Duty Officer at +65 6379 8000. Singaporeans in Egypt are also encouraged to e-Register with MFA at www.mfa.gov.sg to allow the Embassy to contact them in the event of an emergency or crisis.

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