Yellow Fever Requirements for passengers entering Egypt ...

Yellow Fever Requirements for passengers entering Egypt ...

Egypt requirements at Point of Entry:

Vaccination certificate is required against yellow fever for travellers to Egypt (9 months or over) in the form of an international vaccination certificate as specified in Annex 6 of the IHR, and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours in an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Countries with risk of vellow fever transmission:

Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo and Uganda.

Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.

Countries with risk of poliovirus:

Afghanistan - Malawi - Mozambique - Pakistan - Madagascar - Democratic Republic of the Congo.

All residents and long-term visitors (more than 4 weeks) to countries with the potential risk of international spread of polio virus, receive a dose of bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine (bOPV) or inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) vaccine between 4 weeks and 12 months prior to traveling to Egypt.

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*An International Certificate of Vaccination is requested in the form specified in Annex 6 of the IHR to record their polio vaccination and serve as proof of vaccination.


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