Countries General Travel Requirements

Countries General Travel Requirements

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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 :






















Kingdom of Saudi Arabia






-Effective from 01st February 21 EgyptAir will resume daily operation to Lagos.
-All Passengers travelling to Nigeria are required to register via the International Travel online Portal to provide the following required health information:
1-Provide required health information. 
2-Upload their pre departure Covid-19 PCR test result. 
3-Pay for a repeat Covid-19 PCR test to be carried out 7 days upon arriving the country and generate a QR barcode. The presentation of a QR barcode on arrival in Lagos will expedite clearance and prevent unnecessary delay and congestions at the airport.
-Where this is a requirement for a COVID-19 test result at transit points and or destination countries, Out bound passengers are strongly advised to book and get tested at government approved COVID -19 testing laboratories which can be accessed Here .
-Please be informed that the adherence to the above mentioned authorities instructions is very important especially during this period of the second wave of the virus. In some limited cases, if the passenger failed to do the online second PCR test payment, he must be informed that the Health Port authorities does not collect cash money for the second PCR test and he must have a valid and active credit card to pay upon arrival which is not the default of the instructions. 

-All Passengers arriving to Nigeria MUST have NEGATIVE PCR test within 96 hours before departure (the 96-hour test validity is from the first point of departure). 
-Children aged Ten (10) years and below traveling to Nigeria are exempted from NEGATIVE COVID-19 PCR test result as a requirements for boarding flights, the payment for the repeat COVID-19 PCR test in Nigeria is also not applicable to this age group.
-Diplomats traveling to Nigeria are required to use the International Travel online Portal to provide the required information and upload their NEGATIVE PCR test result. The payment for the repeat COVID-19 PCR test in Nigeria is also not applicable to Diplomats.
-All passengers should  proceed on a 07 days self - isolation and Quarantine once they arrive to Nigeria. The payment for the 2nd PCR test is mandatory for all passengers.
-Passengers originating from (UK / South Africa) with final destination being Nigeria, the following shall apply:  
1- Passengers must present (permit to fly (QR code) generated from Here / Negative COVID-19 result within 96 Hours) to allow to board.
2- Self-Isolation for 7 days.
•All passengers should Proceed on mandatory 7 days self-isolation/quarantine in their selected place of abode; self-isolation in the city of port of entry is not mandatory. The payment for the 2nd PCR test is mandatory for all passengers.
•Passengers to present themselves at the laboratory/sample collection centers on the 7th day of arrival. Samples will be taken, and a COVID-19 PCR test done. The selected private laboratory provider will send a reminder text message, email, or phone call to the passenger a day before the appointment.




South Africa

South Sudan



Sultanate of Oman






United Kingdom

-Passengers cannot travel internationally or within the UK, unless for work, education or other legally permitted exemptions. Overnight stays away from primary residences will not be allowed, except for specific exceptions including for work.
-Incoming travelers will be subjected to a mandatory self-imposed 10-day quarantine. Those who do not have the possibility of self-isolating at their residence, hotel or with a close peer will be required to do so at one of the facilities put in place by the government. In addition, all incoming travelers will have to provide their address, contact details and any travel plans to the authorities should they need to trace them and take appropriate measures.
-All Passengers arriving in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland) from outside the common travel area must provide the Passenger Locator Form (PLF)ahead of their arrival .
-The online Passenger Locator form are available (PLF) Here .
-People can complete it up to 48 hours in advance of travel to the UK. It will be needed for travel into the UK.
-Passengers who arrive UK directly from the countries in the following link will NOT have to self isolate when they arrive in England (EGYPT is not included) :
- Passengers arriving from red list/travel ban countries Here and subject to managed quarantine Please Visit.
-Passengers arriving from all countries other than red list/travel ban Please Visit.
-However, this procedure does not apply to passengers who are transiting through non-exempted countries.
-Effective from 9th January 2021, Entry into England will be banned to those who in the last 10 days have travelled from or through any southern African country, including (South Africa / Namibia / Zimbabwe / Botswana / Eswatini / Zambia / Malawi / Lesotho / Mozambique / Angola / Seychelles / Mauritius / Tanzania / Democratic Republic of the Congo/ UAE/ Rwanda / Burundi). except for British and Irish nationals and third country nationals with residence rights in the UK (Even direct or transit flight)
-British and Irish Nationals, visa holders and permanent residents arriving from South Africa will be able to enter but are required to self-isolate for 10 days along with their household.

Effective from 15th February2021
-The list of red zone countries Here.(EGYPT is still NOT included in the red zone).
-Passenger must declare any red list country visited in past 10 days on PLF.
-For non-red zone more restrictions will be applied as follow:
-All passengers (including UK nationals and residents) arriving to UK must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure to the UK. (Children aged under 11 do not need to take a test)
-More information can be found Here.
-Any passenger will arrive to London must do 2 PCR tests, one on day 2 and the other on day 8 that plus the pre-departure test PDT before his/her embarkation (within 3 days of departure to the UK). You must have this booked prior to departure. For information please visit.
-Any falsifying passengers who arriving from red zone countries to Egypt only then staying at Cairo for 1 or 2 days and doing another new PLF illustrating wrongly that his/her first point of embarkation is Cairo only as they must Not enter UK unless 10 days to be passed from his/her exit date of red zone countries, that except for British or Irish nationals or third country nationals with residence, those will apply on them the measures of red list countries.

-All arrivals must quarantine for 10 days unless exempt.If you have travelled through a red list country in the last 10 days, you must have a valid Managed Quarantine Facility booked prior to departure.For information please visit.Check the list of exempt countries immediately before travel and the list of work-related exemptions if travelling for work.
-If you quarantine in England, you may opt in to Test to Release. For further information please visit.
-Booking and staying in Quarantine Hotels link Here.
-The measures will give police the power to carry spot checks at the home of international arrivals, and impose fines of £1,000 for breaking the self- isolation rules.
-Exemptions from self-isolation favor certain jobs.
-Please refer the mentioned link plus the new requirements also mentioned for Business directors bringing jobs and investment to the UK.(Click Here)
-Any passenger have the option to take a PCR test after five days of self-isolation , with a negative test releasing them from the need to isolate themselves for 10 days in sequence.



*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 .

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