Destination Guidelines

Countries entry regulations are changing frequently. Make sure to review the following requirements for the most recent information before you travel.

Travel to Jordan

COVID-19 test is not required prior to traveling to Jordon

The platform “ ALMANSA” and other checks are not required at crossings for Jordanians and non-Jordanians.

All passengers are required to register at https://www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo/index.html to get a free QR.

All travel regulations for the arrival country will be applied

*Children under 5 years old are excluded.


Travel to Saudi Arabia

According to the Civil Aviation Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as of March 5, 2022, the following has been decided:

  • A negative PCR result for a corona test (Covid-19) before coming to the Kingdom is not required.

  • The institutional quarantine/home quarantine for travelers coming to the Kingdom is not required.

  • All types of visit visas are required to have insurance to cover the costs of e Corona virus infection during the stay in the Kingdom.


Travel to Kuwait

All health travel procedures and requirements related to the corona virus pandemic will be canceled. Normal procedures were applied prior to the pandemic will be implemented.


Travel to UAE

Vaccinated passengers arriving into the UAE:

Vaccinated passengers who have taken a complete dosage of any approved covid-19 vaccine are no longer required to conduct a PCR test prior to departure provided that they present a vaccination certificate with QR code..

Non- vaccinated passengers arriving into the UAE:

Non-vaccinated passengers are required to conduct a covid-19 PCR test within 48 hours prior to departure. Passengers who have recently recovered from a past covid-19 infection can present a recovery certificate and will be exempt from the test. All passengers are no longer required to conduct Rapid PCR test at the airport 6 hours prior to departure.

Pre-approval for E-visa holders:

All passenger arriving in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah with a newly issued E-visa must register prior to their departure.

Passengers holding resident visa of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain:

Returning passengers should visit uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before booking a flight to verify their entry status and carry a photocopy of passport and resident visa during the flight. No prior approval is required if resident of Sharjah or any other emirate.

UAE residents residing in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain arriving from all other countries:

Passengers must visit uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before booking a flight to verify their entry status. Take a photocopy of your passport and UAE resident visa. No prior approval is required if resident of Sharjah or any other emirate.

Mobile Application: Passengers are required to download the ALHOSN application


Travel to Egypt

All passengers except vaccinated passengers need to carry a printed negative COVID 19 RT PCR test certificate from an accredited lab in English or Arabic for a test taken within 72 hours before the departure of their final direct flight to Egypt.

The printed COVID 19 RT PCR test certificate must be original and must be stamped by the laboratory/hospital and contain a clear readable QR code with relevant passenger details.

The certificate must also have the following information:

  • Full name of the passenger
  • Passport number
  • The date and time the sample was taken
  • Details of the type of sample taken for the swab

The COVID 19 RT PCR test certificate must also not have any modifications or alterations (e.g., addition or deletion).

Exemptions

Children below 12 years old are exempted from the negative COVID 19 PCR test certificate requirement.

As per the latest update from MOH.

Vaccinated Passengers:

Passengers who have been vaccinated are exempted from the negative COVID 19 PCR test certificate, provided they present proof that they have received the required doses of the following vaccines authorized by Egyptian ministry of Health & Population:

  • Two doses of Pfizer
  • Two doses of Oxford AstraZeneca
  • Two doses of Moderna
  • Two doses of Sinopharm
  • Two doses of Sinovac
  • Two doses of Sputnik V
  • One dose of Johnson & Johnson

Vaccine certificates must be certified by official health authorities of the country of vaccination, and not less than 14 days have passed since the last dose (the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or the first dose of a single dose vaccine) was administered before traveling to Egypt.

The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

with the launch of the new application “Visit Egypt”, please note the following regulations:

  • The health declaration form has been canceled for all arrivals to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
  • Register on the application: https://visitegypt.gov.eg/ and obtain the QR code for Egypt entry.