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COVID-19 Precautions Measuresfor more information about your entire trip.
-Some countries government authorities request an advanced documents to be filled by passengers before arrival, document has to be filled through the mentioned URL before flight time therefore, if your destination is one of the below you are kindly requested to print the document (PDF file or online form) and fill it before your flight :
•Effective from June 1st 2021, mandatory antigen test is NO longer needed, EXCEPT for passengers arriving from destinations designated as high risk areas or areas with COVID-19 virus variants.
•All travelers on flights to the Netherlands from a high-risk country outside the EU or Schengen area and to which the flight ban does not apply and/or who are exempted from the EU-entry ban, are required
to meet the following conditions:
1. a valid negative NAAT-test (either MPOCT, NAAT, PCR, RT PCR, LAMP or TMA), no older
than 72 hours before expected arrival in the Netherlands,
2. A valid negative NAAT-test declaration (only for travelers from outside the EU/Schengen area).
3. A health declaration for all passengers aged 13 years or older travelling to and from the Netherlands.
• Before boarding, airlines shall verify if passengers meet these conditions. If passengers fail to meet these conditions, they shall be refused on the flight and boarding the aircraft.
•The following categories of travelers are exempted from being in possession of:
1) A valid negative NAAT-TEST
no older than 72 hours before expected arrival in the Netherlands.
2) A valid negative NAAT-test declaration (only for travelers from outside the EU/Schengen area).
3) A negative antigen rapid test, no older than 24 hours before boarding the aircraft heading to the Netherlands.
•Passengers under the age of 13 years,
•Persons who are travelling on behalf of the minister or state secretary of justice and security. this applies in particular to flights where kmar personnel are accompany a person to or from the Netherlands.
•Travelers with a statement from the ministry of health, welfare and sport in the context of urgent medical transport.
•Travelers who have been tested positive for covid-19 previously, who no longer have covid-19-associated symptoms, are no longer contagious, who continue to test positive for a longer period of time and therefore cannot show a negative covid-19 test result. the following applies to these travelers:
a. travelers who have been infected with covid-19 and are therefore unable to submit a negative NAAT test result may still travel if they can show the following documents:
i. positive NAAT-test result from a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 8 weeks old.
ii. positive NAAT-test result of maximum 72 hours old upon arrival in the Netherlands.
iii. Negative rapid test result of maximum 24 hours old before boarding.
b. in case of a permanently positive rapid test result, travelling to the Netherlands is allowed if they can show the following documents:
i. positive NAAT-test result from a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 weeks old.
ii. positive NAAT-test result test result of
maximum 72 hours old upon arrival in the Netherlands.
iii. Signed doctor's statement of a maximum of
72 hours before boarding that shows that this traveler is no longer covid-19 contagious.
•Cross-border commuters (including students and school children).
•(Incoming) staff of diplomatic and consular representations or international organizations in the Netherlands - including the members of their official household - and as such (to be) registered with the ministry of foreign affairs.
•Holders of non-Dutch diplomatic passports.
•Holders of Dutch diplomatic passports, if they are travelling in the exercise of their work or whose physical presence is required for work.
•Heads of state and members of foreign governments.
•Passengers on a direct flight from a non-risk country (who have resided there 10 days previous to the trip) to the Netherlands.
•Passengers on flights from a non-risk country (who have resided there 10 days previous to the trip) which do have a Dutch airport as their destination, who are transferring in a high-risk country and who do not leave the airport during transfer are exempted.
•A. passengers who do leave the airport during transfer, are not exempt from both the naat-test as well as the rapid antigen test. The rapid antigen test should at least be taken at the point of departure airport.
•passengers on flights which do not have a Dutch airport as their destination, but are diverted to a Dutch airport due to unforeseen circumstances,
•passengers with a NATO travel order or a nato-2 visum,
•Individuals who work on oil and gas platforms, offshore wind farms and offshore companies that provide services to the energy sector. This only includes passengers who are flying directly to the Netherlands from an (offshore) platform/wind farm.
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES OF TRAVELLERS ARE
EXEMPTED FROM BEING IN POSSESION OF:
1) a valid negative NAAT-test (either MPOCT, NAAT, PCR, RT PCR, lamp or TMA), no older than 72 hours before expected arrival in the Netherlands,
2) a valid negative NAAT-test declaration (only for travelers from outside the EU/Schengen area),
•Seafarers (including cruise ship and ferry crew members), that possess a seamen record book if they are travelling in the exercise of their work or whose physical presence is required for work. The exemption does not apply to seafarers on commercial yachts and pleasure craft.
•Individuals who work in the goods transport sector, and other essential transport personnel, including lorry drivers and crew members on container ships, bulk carriers (e.g. ore and coal), tankers (fuel and chemicals), fishing vessels and individuals who work in the energy sector if they are travelling in the performance of their duties or if they travel to or from their work.
**Passengers arriving to Oman:
• A COVID-19 PCR test certificate 72 hours before arrival, is required from all passengers travelling to Oman (Arabic or English).
The following arriving passenger categories are
exempted from presenting pre-confirmed hotel reservations before they are checked in at the airport of departure: -
1. Diplomats working at foreign diplomatic missions accredited to the Sultanate, diplomats visiting the Sultanate and their families.
2. Arrivals under the age of 16, and arrivals at the age of 60 and above
3. Sick passengers who obtain an exemption in writing from the concerned Health Authorities due to their medical circumstances.
4. Holders of permits for private institutional isolation centers that are pre-approved by the Relief & Shelter Sector.
1- Only the following categories are allowed to enter Switzerland:
- Passengers arriving from Schengen Member States .
- Nationals or residents of Switzerland or Liechtenstein.
- Nationals of EEA Member States.
- British nationals.
- Family members of nationals of EEA Member States. (They must present proof of their relationship).
- Family members of British nationals. (They must present proof of their relationship).
- Residents of Schengen Member States returning directly via Switzerland to their country of residence.
- Passengers with a D visa issued by Switzerland.
- Passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020.
2- Passengers are not allowed to transit if arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to another Schengen Member State. -
This does not apply to: - Nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. - British nationals. - Family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. - Family members of British nationals. - Residents of EEA Member States and Switzerland. - Passengers with a D visa issued by Switzerland. - Passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020.
-All passengers are obliged to register via (Here) and present QR Code on arrival.
Passengers who have been in Overseas French Polynesia, Austria ( Land Salzburg and Land Upper Austria ), Andorra, Czechia , Luxemburg ,Montenegro in the past 14 days are subject to quarantine for 10 days.•Effective 26th June 2021, No quarantine required for passengers entering Switzerland from Egypt.
*These entry restrictions might be subject to change on short notice, and for this we recommend all our passengers to review the latest restrictions published by the Government of the country of their destinations.
- For more information, kindly call EGYPTAIR Call Center at 090070000 from any landline, or 1717 from any mobile phone, or contact your nearest sales office or travel agent.