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1-  MIDDLE EAST:

Countries entry instructions

 

 

No.CountryInstructions & Restrictions
1EGYPTEffective from 1st of July, all international flights has been resumed

 

Health Regulations to enter Egypt:

·         Passengers should wear face masks during the flight.

·         A Health Declaration form should be available on all the international flights and to be filled by the Passengers before boarding the flight (at the departure airport) and to be delivered to The Quarantine Authorities upon arrival.

·         Airline must provide the Health Declaration form at the departure airports and insure that the passengers have filled and signed it before boarding the flight (on the international flights)

·         Passengers travelling to Egypt should be screened at the airport of departure.

·         Passengers who are suffering from a temperature (Equal / above) 38C or those who are suffering from one of the respiratory symptoms (cough / sneezing / shortness of breath …etc.) are not allowed to board the aircraft.

·         Aircraft disinfection form should be delivered to The Quarantine Authorities upon arrival for the international flights.

·         The disinfection of the Aircraft and the disinfection of aircraft air conditions filters should be done according to WHO guidelines and the aircraft manufacturer, Aircraft will not be allowed to take off again till obtaining a sanitary quarantine approval from the Egyptian Quarantine Authorities.

·         In case of any of the respiratory symptoms appear on a passenger during the flight, all necessary precautions must be taken if possible by (separate the suspected passenger in an area far from the rest of the passengers / assign one of the cabin crew members to serve the sick passenger / provide a bathroom for the sick passenger only).

·         Global Health insurance is no more mandatory. (optional )

·         All Passengers arriving to Egypt from (Ethiopia – Eritrea – Senegal – Sudan – Somalia – Congo – Niger – Angola – Uganda – Benin – Burkina Faso – Burundi – Chad – Togo – Tanzania – Gambia – South Sudan- Central African Republic – Democratic Republic of Congo – Sierra Leone -Rwanda

– Zambia – Ghana – Guinea – Guinea Bissau – Equatorial Guinea – Côte d’Ivoire – Kenya – Liberia

 

– Mali – Mauritania – Nigeria-Cameroon –Gabon – Brazil – Argentina – Ecuador – Paraguay – Panama – Peru – Trinidad and Tobago- Guyana – French Guiana – Suriname – Venezuela – Colombia) must be in possession of Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.

  • All Passengers arriving to Egypt from (Pakistan – Afghanistan –Somalia- Nigeria -Niger -Malaysia

– Philippines – China- Myanmar – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Kenya -Chad – Cote d’ivoire

– Angola – central republic of Africa – Ethiopia – Ghana – Togo – Zambia -Benin – Burkina Faso – Cameroon) must be in in possession of Poliomyelitis Vaccination Certificate.

PCR:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·      Effective from 1st Sep.2020 and till further notice,

·      All passengers “including Egyptians” travelling to Egypt MUST be in possession of negative PCR test (72) hours (before departure time of the last direct flight to Egypt).

·         Exception is made for passengers travelling from (Japan / China / Thailand / North America / South America / Canada / London / Paris / Frankfurt / New Zealand / Australia) PCR test will be 96 hours before departure time.

  • All children “regardless their nationalities” under 6 years old are exempted from PCR
  • Transit Passengers (who are not entitled For Hotel Accommodation and will be staying at Cairo Airport till their onward Flight) don’t require to have PCR Test upon
  • Transit Passengers (who are entitled For Hotel Accommodation and will not be staying at Cairo Airport till their Onward Flight) must be in Possession of Negative PCR Test even if their Final Destination don’t need require a Negative PCR Test to be able to accommodate them in
  • The minister of foreign affairs will coordinate with the concerned authorities regarding the procedures for PCR test and precautionary measures planned to be implemented for the members of diplomatic missions coming from abroad after the end of their work
  • The submitted PCR certificate will be accepted if it meets these requirements:
  • It includes the hour and the date of sampling, which is the date on which the 72 hours will be
  • Issued by an authorized accredited laboratory and stamped with the laboratory’s stamp and does not contain scraping, cancellation or
  • Indicating the type of sample taken for the
  • Indicating that the type of test is (RT – PCR).
  • Certificate is accepted in Arabic or English

 

·         International Passengers (who are travelling directly) to (Sharm el Sheikh / Taba / Hurghada / Marsa Alam) airports who failed to submit a valid PCR test (72 hours before flight departure time), shall undergo the PCR test upon arrival to those airports with charge of 30 USD. “Those passengers will be isolated in their hotels till the PCR test result is received and “In case the PCR is positive, passenger will be self-isolated in his / her room at the hotel and to coordinate with the Egyptian Ministry of health”.

·         In the event of violating the above-mentioned procedures, the necessary legal measures will be taken against Egyptair.

 QUARANTINE:

·         Passengers coming to Egypt will be followed up for 14 days by The Quarantine Authorities and Ministry of Health Offices

3KSAEffective from 15th September 2020:

·  Saudi citizens and their non-Saudi companions, and their non-Saudi spouse and children are allowed to enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

·  Egyptair is permitted to carry GCC citizens to / from KSA.

·  Egyptair is permitted to carry non-Saudi passengers holding a valid visa (Exit / Entry / Residence “Iqamah” / Visit) to / from KSA.

·  Egyptair must distribute the disclaimer form “on board before arrival” to all passengers coming to KSA.

·  All passengers must submit their filled and signed from to the airport health control center upon arrival at the airport.

·  The above mentioned instructions shall not violate any conditions or approved requirements related to the restrictions or ban on travel for reasons that are not related to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

·  All above doesn’t apply to countries in which has been decided by the competent committee to take the necessary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Kingdom by suspending travel to / from those countries as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19 in it.

·  Suspending travel to and from (India, Brazil and Argentina) including any person who has been in any of the mentioned countries in the last 14 days prior to their arrival to the Kingdom (Passengers who have official government invitation are excluded from this).

PCR:

·  All non-Saudi must submit a negative result PCR test from a verified laboratory aboard and it must be done no later than 72 hours before Scheduled departure to KSA(All Saudi Citizens are exempted from PCR test)

 

·  PCR is not required from children less than 8 years old.

QUARANTINE:

·  All passengers arriving to KSA will be subject to Self-quarantine for 7days. From arrival to the kingdom (3 days for health practitioners with negative PCR by the end of the period) at home.

4JORDANInternational scheduled flights are allowed to operate from/to Jordan

Countries are divided into the following:

·         Group (a): Algeria, Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany , Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Malaysia, Poland, Thailand, Tunisia and Turkey.

·         Group (b): Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, UAE, UK, Egypt, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

·         Group (c): Bahrain, Belgium, Czechia, France, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Spain, Ukraine and USA.

·         All arriving passengers coming from group (a, b, c) are required to visit https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/ to complete the required form and to obtain the QR code which is mandatory for boarding.

·         Airlines are responsible to ensure that before boarding each passenger has a valid QR code for the flight, negative PCR test conducted within 120 hours before departure, health insurance for non- Jordanians and install (Aman mobile app).

·         Another PCR test is required upon arrival.

·         7 days self-quarantine at home after negative PCR test for group (A & B).

·         14 days self-quarantine at home after negative PCR test for group (C).

·         PCR test is not required for children below 5 years of age.

·         Submit passenger health declaration and locator form (HTTP://CARC.JO/IMAGES/COVID19/– 1.PDF)

·         Passengers travelling to Jordan for Medical Tourism through “Salamtak Platform” are exempted from the condition of visiting https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/ and issuing a QR code, provided that they hold an approval from Crisis Operation Center.

·         Any passenger gives false or incorrect information is subject to a fine of 10,000 jds.

·         International transfer passengers are not allowed at Jordanian airports.

· Diplomat Passengers and their families:

·         NO PCR is required neither before departure nor upon arrival.

 

·         GREEN COUNTRIES: All diplomats and their families travelling from (Canada / Cyprus / Czechia

/ Denmark / Greece / Hong Kong / Hungary / Lithuania / Malaysia / Morocco / Poland / Switzerland

/ Thailand / Turkey / Tunisia) will not be subjected to quarantine provided that have spent the last 14 days before departure in one of the above mentioned countries.(a proof of stay should be submitted)

·         YELLOW COUNTRIES: All diplomats and their families travelling from (Algeria / Austria / Germany / Italy / Malta / Holland / UAE) will be subjected to home quarantine for 7 days.

·         RED COUNTRIES: All diplomats and their families travelling from (Bahrain / Belgium / palatine

/ France / Iraq / Kuwait / Lebanon / Libya / Oman / Qatar / Romania / Russia / Saudi Arabia / Spain

/ UK / Ukraine / USA / Egypt / Sudan / Syria / Yemen) will be subjected to home quarantine for 14 days.

·         Any other countries not mentioned above will be categorized as red.

·         Diplomats are recommended to visit www.visitjordan.gov.jo

5KUWAITStarting from 01/08/2020, All flights between Egypt and Kuwait are suspended till further notice.

·      All non-Kuwaiti passengers arriving from (India / Iran / China / Brazil / Colombia / Armenia / Bangladesh / Philippines / Syria / Spain / Singapore / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Sri Lanka / Nepal / Iraq / Mexico / Indonesia / Chile / Pakistan / Egypt / Lebanon / Hong Kong / Italy / North Macedonia

/ Moldova / Panama / Peru / Serbia / Montenegro / Dominican Republic / Kosovo) are not allowed to enter Kuwait, whether they are directly from those countries or via transit through other countries not mentioned in the list, UNLESS they have settled in those unlisted countries for a period of 14 days at lease, after the 14 days they must conduct a PCR test for COVID-19 virus and provide an approved certificate proving a negative result. (Validity of the certificate should not exceed 27 hours between the test date and arriving date to Kuwait)

·      Non-Kuwaiti arrival passengers – coming from the above mentioned countries – who are a first degree relative to Kuwaiti national (father / mother / husband / wife / sons / daughters) are allowed to enter Kuwait providing the proof of their relationship; this also includes the house labors accompanying the sponsor with a valid residency. (in the event of sponsor death outside Kuwait, house labors are allowed to enter Kuwait)

·      Valid residence passengers (+Valid card) are allowed to enter Kuwait if: 1- Left Kuwait not more than 6 months.

2- Left Kuwait after (1/9/2019).

If the passenger left Kuwait before (1/9/2019) will not be allowed to enter except having a valid permission for more than 6 months. (Kuwait Station manager should be contacted case by case)

 

 

·      Passengers with expired residence which had been renewed while he / she was outside Kuwait, can enter Kuwait in case of having a certificate from the embassy of Kuwait in Egypt. (Passenger should not be accepted on board if this certificate is not provided)

·      A health declaration form should be filled and signed by the passenger before departure.

·      (Residents / passengers who spent 14 days or more) in Bangladesh, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Iranian Islamic Republic, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

·         As for travelling from Kuwait:

·         Registering in (Kuwait – traveler) application and providing the relevant barcode at all stages of travel.

·         Obtaining a negative COVID-19 health certificate from one of the laboratories accredited by the Ministry of Health according to the requirements of each country, while adhering to the required validity period.

·         Citizens are required to obtain travel health insurance that covers the treatment in case of infected with COVID-19.

·         Adhering to health requirements in terms of wearing masks and gloves, sterilization and social distancing.

As for travelling to Kuwait:

·         Registering in the application (شلونك)   before boarding the flight.

·         All incoming passengers will be subject to home quarantine for 14 days.

·         Measuring/screening the temperature of all passengers before boarding and upon arrival.

·         Perform a random PCR for passengers upon arrival at 10% of each flight.

·         Adhering to health requirements in terms of wearing masks and gloves, sterilization and social distancing.

PCR:

·         Negative PCR test certificate is required from one the laboratories that are accredited by the concern authority in State of Kuwait, which are listed via link : www.kuwaitairport.gov.kw (The validity of

the PCR should not exceed 96 hours from the test date)

6LEBANONFirst: All passengers arriving to Lebanon:

·         All passengers arriving to Lebanon must complete the medical form issued by the Lebanese ministry of Public Health before their boarding to Lebanon, this form will be available electronically via the

link: https://arcg.is/0GaDnG, .(Airlines shall comply with that or will be fined)

 

 

·         All passengers arriving to Lebanon except children under 12 years old must perform PCR test in a lab certified by the countries local authorities latest 96 hours between the test result and the date of arrival to Lebanon and show the test result at check-in counter, passengers not having negative PCR test result are not allowed to board the plane departing to Lebanon.

Certified Laboratories in EGYPT are:

1-Central Laboratories (Cairo – Sheikh Rihan Street) 2- Ain Shams University – Prime Speed Medical

3-  Ain Shams Specialist Hospital

4-  Kasr Al-Aini Hospital of the University of Cairo

5-  Alexandria University: Faculty of Medicine Hospitals

6-  Prime Speed Medical – American University of Cairo (AUC)

Second: Passengers arriving from Iraq, Syria, Turkey, and all African countries:

·         All airlines shall collect USD50 on every passenger wishing to travel to Lebanon except children under 12 years age, UNIFIL and members of diplomatic delegations acting in Lebanon which is the cost of PCR test that every passenger shall undergo upon arrival to BRHIA through Labs authorized by the Lebanese ministry of public health at the Airport.

·         All passengers arriving from the above mentioned countries who have performed PCR tests in those countries shall be home quarantined for a period of 48 hours from the date of their arrival to Lebanon until they are informed by the result of PCR test conducted in BRHIA.

·         All Lebanese and resident foreign passengers arriving from Iraq shall be home quarantined for a period of 72hours from the date of arrival to Lebanon during which they shall be subjected to another PCR test at their own expenses.

·         All passengers arriving from Iraq except Lebanese and resident foreigners shall have a prepaid hotel booking for 72 hours in one of the following hotels designated by the ministry of tourism in Lebanon with discounted rate Lancaster hotel group, Radisson Blu Martinez hotels , Golden Tulip hotel and Kanaan group hotel for Further more information:

·         Lancaster hotel group through the link: HTTP://lancaster.com.lb “For more information Tel :00 961 7038 0000

·         Golden Tulip hotel through the link www.midtownberiut.com ” For more information Tel :00 961 1347 555

·         Radisson Blu Martinez through the website Radisson Blu Martinez hotel Beirut “For more information Tel : 00 961 1368 111 or What’s App: 00 961 3624 268

 

·         Kanaan Group Hotel: through website www.kanaanhotel.com for more information Tel:9618376283 or What’s App:0096170177273

·         Passengers who don’t have the above hotel booking are not allowed to board the plane departing to Lebanon and upon their arrival they shall remain at the hotel for a period of 72 hours during which a second PCR test will be conducted for them.

·         Passengers whom PCR test results where positive shall pay for their treatment cost at their own expenses.

Third: passengers arriving from other countries:

All passengers arriving from other countries are allowed to choose between :

·         Repeat the PCR test conducted in the countries of departure, latest 72hours after their arrival to Lebanon and at their own expenses or

·         Stay home or hotel quarantined for a period of 10 days from the date of their arrival to Lebanon.

Exceptions:

·         Passengers who travelled out of Lebanon and will return within one week, that is, those who travel during one day of the week and will return on the same day during the following week are exempted from doing PCR test in the countries of departure and:

·         Passengers arriving from Iraq, Syria, Turkey, and all African countries must conduct a PCR test upon their arrival at BRIHA.

·         Passengers arriving from other countries must conduct a PCR test upon arrival to Lebanon or latest 72 hours from the date of their arrival at their own expenses.

·         Cabin crew arriving to Lebanon for a period of no more than 48 hours are exempted from doing PCR test upon arrival at the airport and they shall remain quarantined in one of the mentioned hotels

throughout their stay in Lebanon.

7UAE·         All Passengers departing from Sharjah / Abu Dhabi are required to present a valid negative PCR test before their check-in test within last 96 hours prior to departure; and test was conducted by a medical facilities accredited so by UAE Health Authorities or according to arriving Countries Requirement. (EGYPT 72 HOURS before departure time)

·         This is not apply to transit passengers and crew members

·         Collect for each flight evidences ( hard copy ) of valid PCR Test for each concerned person and communicate them to the airport no later than 5 calendar days after the flight.

1-Abu Dhabi

UAE residents will be allowed to return back to UAE on the following conditions;

 

 

·         Only passengers holding valid residency visa are allowed to travel to AUH (All other types of visas are suspended)

·         All passengers (residence with valid residency visa) NOT required ICA approval arriving to AUH.

·         Passengers need to check their status by visiting website (uaeentry.ica.gov.ae) and this is mandatory.

·         If you don’t receive approval from API then don’t override or board the passenger

·         Kindly be informed that the validity entry permit is 21 days only per the immigration authority instructions.

·         Diplomatic passport holders is allowed to enter UAE.

PCR:

·         PCR test is required from approved labs valid only for 96 hours before traveling to AUH. Approved laboratories : (The Approved Laboratories in Egypt is : ( all Almokhtabar laboratories) and (Central Public Health Laboratories )

·         List of approved labs listed on the website (screening.purehealth.ae).

·         Children below 12 years old are exempted from the initial PCR test in their Origin countries

·         People of determination (medium and high) are exempted from the initial PCR test in their Origin countries.

·         Returning UAE resident passengers from countries that don’t have approved labs on UAE digital platform (screening.purehealth.ae), the airlines should coordinate with passenger to provide a negative PCR test (printed hard copy) from an approved lap in the origin country with validity of 96 hours upon arrival to Abu Dhabi.

·         All arrivals passengers (including residents) should undergo PCR test upon arrival to Abu Dhabi airport,

QUARANTINE:

·         14 days Home Quarantine by giving them Medical Wristband.

Exceptions:

·         Passengers holding diplomatic passports.

·         Passengers below the age of 18

·         Some of Arriving Passengers will be subject to institutional quarantine.

 

·         Regarding the seamen Quarantine note that it’s not required if they will arrive AUH and will go direct to their ships for international destinations not domestic. For example they can’t take the ship from Abu Dhabi to any other emirate such as Dubai or RAK.

2-  Dubai (for more information, refer to Circular no. 123 (I) / 2020/date 25/06/2020)

·         All residents and tourists passengers are require to obtain a negative PCR COVID19 certificate before arriving into DXB or DWC. Except UAE National are not required to conduct PCR test before arriving at DXB. Tested on arrival only

·         Passengers are categorized into 2 main Categories regarding PCR:

A. All passengers arriving from the following list of 54 countries below will undergo another PCR test upon arriving into DXB or DWC.

Middle East & Africa:

Angola, Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Ghana, Senegal, Tunisia, Uganda, Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia, Somaliland, Tanzania, Syria, Eritrea, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Iraq, South Sudan, Djibouti, Guinea, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Iran, Israel,

Europe :Czech Republic, Romania, Montenegro, Malta, Georgia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Greece, Croatia, Cyprus, Hungary, Moldova, Russia,

Asia: Pakistan ,India, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippine, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

North America: USA (California, Florida and Texas)

South America :Argentina, Chile

 

·         Passenger to stay at place of residence until PCR test results resolved.

·         QUARANTINE: quarantine is required from passengers whose PCR tests results proved to be Positive, but Residents has to stay home until results released

·         Fill the Undertaking Form before arriving at DXB. Submitted before PCR test on arrival in DXB. Attached Undertaking Form.

·         Download the COVID 19 DXB Smart App before departure. QR code to app on the declaration form and attached instructions in Arabic and English.

·         Print Negative COVID19 Certificate in English or Arabic. PCR test no later than 96 hours before departure. Children under 12 and passengers with moderate to severe disabilities are exempt from PCR.

·         Undergo PCR test at DXB before immigration and self-isolate until results

 

·         Tourists with valid visa or visa on arrival are not required to get any approvals from GDRFA or ICA

B. Arriving at DXB from all other countries are required to:

·         Print Negative COVID19 Certificate in English or Arabic. PCR test no later than 96 hours before departure. Children under 12 and passengers with moderate to severe disabilities are exempt from PCR.

·         Tourists with valid visa or visa on arrival are not required to get any approvals from GDRFA or ICA.

C. All holders of UAE Residents regardless from where this resident was issued arriving to Dubai shall have a permit approval to enter Dubai, which is as follows:

·         Residences issued at Dubai to get the usual approval from GDRFA on usual Link:

Smart.gdrfa.gov.ae

·         Residences issued at other emirate to get an approval issued from following link:

uaeentry.ica.gov.ae

·         As for Point #2; Check-in Agent has to check and verify the link before allowing passenger to board (takes only 30 seconds to verify) and not to rely on API board denial, as it might process passenger to board and print the BP, while he is not eligible to fly according to mentioned link.

 

Transiting at DXB from all other countries are required to:

·         Follow final destination PCR and health requirements

Regarding Visitors/Tourists:

·         Airlines to ensure passengers holding Medical Travel Insurance Certificate to cover his Stay duration in Dubai.

·         INAD policy and fine will be applicable to all airlines violating the Dubai Government mandate of Positive PCR, Expired PCR or arrived with no PCR

·         For any issues with API, please contact immediately API Call center in UAE on the following numbers:

+971 50 818 4527              +971 800 274 823

And email: APIUAECallCenter@manafth.ae

3-  Sharjah :

a)      UAE Residents returning to Sharjah no longer need entry Permits issued by (ICA). However, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship of UAE has recommended those wishing to travel

 

upload their data- ID number, passport, and nationality – on the https://uaeentry.ica.gov.ae link to verify the authenticity of their travel documents .

PCR:

b)     Passengers arriving to Sharjah are required to present Negative PCR Test Report from Certified lab in Egypt “which is available on screening.purehealth.ae website ( Link https://screening.purehealth.ae/application ) “maximum 96 hours ( 4 days) prior to departure time and they are required to ( Printed as a Hard Copy)

c)      Passengers below 12 Years old are exempted from PCR test

d)      Transit/ transfer passengers coming from the following countries on board Egyptair flights to Sharjah will be requested to hold a negative result of covid-19 test ( PCR test ) maximum 96 hours ( 4 days) prior to departure time(Printed as a Hard Copy):(Belarus, Rwanda, India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Eretria, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Senegal, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan) The test should be made in the designated laboratories in their countries.

QUARANTINE:

e)       quarantine is required from passengers whose PCR tests results proved to be Positive, but Residents has to stay home until results released

f)       Self-quarantine forms to be completed and kept with the passenger to be delivered by them to

authorities upon arrival.

8ISRAELTill 01/11/2020, All Passengers who are not an Israeli citizens or resident are not allowed to enter ISRAEL, including transit passengers except for passengers who have a specific entry approval from The Population and Immigration Authority. The airline is responsible for returning the passenger whose entry into Israel is denied to his airport of origin.

·   Transit process at Ben Gurion Airport is discontinued

· All pets flying to Israel must obtain a written approval letter from the veterinary services at Ben Gurion Airport.(for more information refer to Circular no. 121 (I) / 2020/date 24/06/2020)

·   All pets owner that must be quarantined in government quarantine premises, require an import permit

· The check-in counters will open 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure

· As of 16 august 2020,

·         All passengers on international flights arriving to or departing from Israel must complete a digital process through the Israeli Ministry of Health website, not more than 24 hours prior to their flight.

 

(https://go.gov.il/depart-from-israelen    / https://go.gov.il/entry-to-israel-en / https://go.gov.il/air- travel-israel-en ) Please note that this is a mandatory obligation.

·         Following a completion of the digital process the passenger will be provided with an electronic approval directly to their email address as provided by them at the personal identification details form.

·         All passengers are required to present their electronic approval to the air operator’s representative before boarding their flight.

·         As of 1st of September 2020, allowing a passenger, who has not completed a digital process as stated above, to enter the Israeli airspace constitutes a violation of the Israeli law and might be subject to an administrative fine as stipulated in the Israeli regulations.

·    QUARANTINE: All passengers arriving to Israel must be in Self quarantine for 14 days. This includes Israeli and foreign passengers.

9IRAQStarting from 23rd July 2020, Bagdad airport will be opened.

1-  Bagdad:

·       All Passengers must wear masks.

·       All Passengers will be subjected to medical examination at BGW airport.

·         All the expired visa stickers during NOTAM period are not accepted for travel. The passenger has to refer to the Iraqi’s embassy.

·         The entry permit- the paper form- which has been issued from date 22 NOV 2019 is accepted for travel despite its validity for three months.

·         Both of passengers and crew have to adhere to the precautionary measures using their PPE and to keep the social distance.

·         All live animals (PETC-AVIH) are prohibited onboard.

·         PCR:

·         All departing passengers (Iraqi and foreign nationality) must be in possession of a PCR test (from laboratories approved by ministry of health: ALESTESHRI / DAR AL-TAMREDH) or according to arriving countries requirement.

·         If any country has not requested such a PCR test then, passengers must have PCR test not less than 72 hours from departure time.

·         All arriving passengers (Iraqi and foreign nationality) must be in possession of a PCR test from country of departure not more than 72 hours from the departure time.

· QUARANTINE:

 

Passengers are going to sign a self- declaration form to be quarantined at their residence for 14 days.

Starting from 1st August 2020, Erbil airport will be opened for all passenger flights.

2- Erbil

· All passengers are required to wear masks and gloves on board.

·         (A Health Declaration form / Pledge document form) should be printed and given to passengers to be filled before arrival.

· Arriving passengers must wear masks and gloves when they enter the terminal from plane.

· Sufficient hand sanitizer is available on flights for passengers to use.

· Any passengers who have been in Iran in the past 30 days are not allowed to enter via Erbil (EBL) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

· Residence permits (Iqama) or re-entry permits issued by Iraq which have expired between (1 February 2020 and 1 August 2020 are still considered valid to enter via Erbil and Sulaymaniyah).

·        PCR: PCR test is required up to 48 hours before the flight (for both departing and arriving flights), but if the passengers don’t do the (PCR) test of Covid-19 there, then, they must do the mentioned test at Erbil International Airport (ORER), and the charge is (100 000) Iraqi Dinars for each passenger (for arriving flights).

·         PCR test for departed passenger from Erbil international airport is subjected to the requirements of his /Her Destination.

·         QUARANTINE: All passengers are going to be subject to self -quarantine for 14 days on the passengers’ expense

10OMANEffective from 01st October 2020

· The scheduled international flights will be resumed between Oman and; GCC countries, Egypt, Sudan, Pakistan, Turkey, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia, UK, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Philippines, Tanzania, and Ethiopia by the Omani national carriers and the national carriers of the mentioned countries taking into account the applicable procedures for operating of scheduled flights in these countries.

· Passengers arriving to Oman:

1)      Only Omani citizens and residents in Oman with valid residency permits are allowed to enter the Sultanate without the need for prior approval.

2)      Non Omani citizens travelling to Oman are required to have international health insurance covering the cost of treatment for Covid-19 for a period of at least one month.

 

 

3)      Workers who completed 6 months outside the Sultanate and whose residency is still valid (“to whom it may concern certificate” will not be required any more), It’s sufficient for the sponsor or his representative to obtain a work visa form, indicating the residence is valid through the Royal Oman Police website. Then the sponsor will need to send the application to the worker so that he/she can obtain a ticket from the airline.

4)      All travellers are to fill in and sign a health declaration form to confirm that they do not have Covid-

19 and its symptoms

5)      Download (Tarassud+) application before arriving in Oman and complete the registration on arrival

6)      All passengers arriving to Oman are subject to COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival to Oman as well as the following:

·         Arrivals to Oman for a period of 1 to 7 days are subject to COVID-19 PCR test and are required to register in (Tarassud+) and pay the cost of services of OMR 25.

·         Arrivals to Oman for a period more than 7 days are subject to COVID-19 PCR test with a 14 days quarantine, (Tarrasud+) bracelet and pay the cost of services of OMR 25.

7) Aircraft crews and children aged 15 years and less are exempted from COVID-19 PCR test. 8) Diplomats and their families are exempted from PCR test as well as the other tracing

procedures. However, 14 days of self-quarantine will be applied.

9) Aircraft crew are exempted from the 14 days quarantine and subject to the precautionary measures issued by the Ministry of Health

·         Departing Passengers from Oman:

1)      Omani citizens shall have health insurance covering COVID-19 valid in the country they are travelling to.

2)      Passenger shall comply with the conditions of the country they are traveling to.

3)      Omani citizens and foreigners are allowed to travel from Oman without a permit.

11BAHRAINPASSENGERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER BAHRAIN, UNLESS THEY ARE:

·         Bahraini citizens.

·         GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) citizens who don’t require visa.

·         Passengers with a valid e-visa granted prior to boarding.

·         Travelers with valid resident permit.

·         Any type of visa (Prior Permission Granted” PPG” is NOT required any more).

·         This does not apply to (airline crew , transit passengers, diplomats, military personnel, airline crew, Or holders of

Official, service or UN passports).

 

·         Border crossing on the causeway remains suspended due to coronavirus (covid-19)

·         Vises on arrival are reintroduced for citizens of nationalities that eligible for it. To determine eligibility and obtain E-Vise Prior to departure please: evisa.gov.bh

·         Health Declaration Forms to be filled and summited upon arrival by the passenger.

·         For passengers possessing smart devices, they shall already download the “BEAWARE BAHRAIN” Mobile application prior to their arrival.

·         Completion of the mandatory COVID-19 testing payment online using BeAware mobile application Or Link: http://bh.bh/covidpay

·         PCR:

·         All passengers must undergo a PCR test (at their own expense) on arrival. Arrivals must remain in self-isolation until the result of the PCR test is determined.

·         Any passenger staying in Bahrain for ten (10) days or longer must repeat the PCR test on the 10th day following their arrival in the Kingdom.

·         The test fee shall be paid advance by the passenger through “Be Aware” Bahrain application

 (http://bh.bh/BeAware) or through the self –service payment kiosk at the airport.

·         COVID-19 first test (30 BHD fee).

·         COVID-19 second test after 10 days. (30 BHD fee).

·         QUARANTINE: No quarantine required.

 

2-  AFRICA

 

No.CountryInstructions & Restrictions
1SUDANKhartoum airport will accept schedule flights starting from 14th July 2020 for flights to/from Egypt, UAE, and Turkey.

PCR:

·         All passengers arriving to Khartoum are allowed to board with covid-19 free certificate

valid with 72 hours from time of collecting the sample.

·         The approved laboratories in Egypt are: (central public health laboratories)

accepted. be not will laboratories other any from results , )المعامل المركزية لوزارة الصحة المصرية)

·         All children “regardless their nationalities” under 6 years old are exempted from PCR test.

·          Passengers arriving Khartoum from North America and Europe are allowed to board with COVID-19 free certificate valid within 96 hours from the date of the certificate issuance.

 

2South Sudan·         Effective from 15th May 2020, Juba Airport is opened for international flights.

·         South Sudan civil aviation authority has resumed Egyptair flights to Juba since 1st June2020 ;

·         Passengers must wear masks and gloves.

·         Passengers must have valid or entry permit to enter into South Sudan.

·         All passengers will be subjected to screening for COVID-19 infection.

·         Aircraft will be spray 150$ per flight upon arrival payment will be done to CAA

·         PCR:

·         All passengers travelling to Juba should have a negative PCR valid for not more than 72 hours from departure flight time.

·         QUARANTINE: All passengers will be quarantined for 14 days in designated hotels selected by the ministry of health.

·         Passengers will pay for their accommodation , food, water and other daily requirements

3MOROCCOTill 10/10/2020, All international flights from / to Morocco are suspended
4ALGERIATill further notice, All international flights to/from Algeria are temporarily suspended
5ERITREATill further notice, Asmara airport is closed for commercial airlines flights
6NIGIRIAStarting from 05/09/2020, flights will be resumed. for more information, refer to Circular no. 151 (I) / 2020/date 08/09/2020

·         Inbound Passengers to Nigeria are strongly recommended to use the International Travel online Portal https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/homepage to provide the required health information, upload their pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test result, pay for a repeat PCR test to be carried out 7 days upon arriving the country and generate a QR barcode.

·         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 via https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/laboratory/

PCR/ QUARANTINE:

·         All Passengers arriving to Nigeria must have NEGATIVE PCR test issued within 120 hours (5 days) before departure and preferably within 72 hours pre-boarding.

 

 

·         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.

·         Egyptair will be fined USD 3,500 per passenger for failure to comply with the pre-boarding requirements.

7TUNISIA(for more information, refer to Circular no. 124 (I) / 2020/date 26/06/2020)

The new updates regarding the latest instruction to enter Tunis” and as a part of the gradual resumption of commercial flights to / from Tunisian airports from 27th June 2020,Kindly be informed that:

1-  Tunisia has categorized the countries into 3 categories according COVID- 19 Infections. 2- EGYPT can be found in the third category (RED zone)

 

Categories of passengers to be accepted :

·         Tunisian citizens and their partners (husband, wife ….. etc.)

·         Foreigners holding valid residence permit at Tunisia.

·         Diplomats accredited in Tunisia & UN employees have missions in Tunisia.

·         The passenger should fulfill the condition of being in the country of departure for a period not less than 14 days before the date of flight.

·         Effective from 17th Aug 2020

·         All passengers travelling to Tunisia shall fill and submit online Health Form through the link : https://app.e7mi.tn , with the necessity for the air transport companies to adhere to the following :

·         Airline must verify, edit and validate prefilled forms before boarding.

·         Create & validate new forms for those who didn’t prefill the form before boarding.

·         The air transport company shall use the web version of the application E7mi Borders designed for Airlines through the web link : https://app.e7mi.tn with the access code :

·           Username : agent-Egyptair-Cairo

·         Password : BUDLW9HX

·         Effective from 26/08/2020,

 

  • Negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test 72 hours before traveling to Tunisia is required for all passengers including children under 12 provided that the date of conducting the analysis does not exceed 120 hours upon arrival.
  • The necessity of the commitment of passengers travelling to Tunisia including children under 12, to apply the self-confinement procedure for a period of 14 days.
  • Transit is not allowed through Tunis Carthage airport as all passengers must be accepted till Tunisia as final destination.
  • Passengers must be present at the airport before 04 hours of the scheduled departure time and the check-in time limit (HLE) will be 1 hour 30 minutes before the departure
  • Boarding must begin before 01 hour of the scheduled departure time of the
  • Boarding gates must be closed before 20 minutes of departure
  • Terminal II will be reserved exclusively for repatriation flights from/ to
  • Maintain the required sanitary procedures and ensure that the aircraft are sterilized and
  • Please be informed that the following hotel are used for passenger quarantine: 1- Sun Beach Club Playa Sol Resort (Tel: 20419719/ 92027800/ 23179071).
  • El Mouradi Tozeur (Tel: 97371496).
  • Medina Belisaire & Thalasso (97466366)
  • Hotel Palmyra aqua park ex- Soviva (Tel:98781840). 5- Golf Résidence Hôtel (Tel: 98240771/98480383).

6- Sousse City and Beach Hotel (ex Karawan) (Tel:28995081). 7- Hotel Sufetula (Tel: 77465311).

  • BAYA BEACH (Tel: 99007738)
  • Hôtel Dar el Manara (Tel: 28995049)
  • Palmyra Holidays ex chiraz (98781832)
  • Helya Beach And Spa Monastir Hôtel (52977294/ 73521100) 12- Hôtel Neptunia Beach (98451862 / 73521818)

13-El Mouradi Cap Mahdia (Tel: 54847815/98277571) 14- فيالج حمامات (20797542 / 97426197)

15- Hôtel Le Zénith (24425858/ 24422324)

  • Yasmine Beach (53227409)

 

o * Prices are between (90D-116D)/ per night.
8ETHIOPIA·    PCR / QUARANTINE:

· All passengers MUST have a negative PCR test issued 120 Hours before arrival from accredited laboratory center

·         The PCR test must have 2 dates (sample date and report date), the sample date must be 5 days at most before arrival time.

·         This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years old.

·         No more quarantine is available anymore for passengers without or with invalid / expired PCR test (neither Quarantine Hotels nor Governmental Quarantine )

·         Any passenger arrives without PCR or with invalid / expired PCR will not be allowed to enter Ethiopia and the carrier will be forced to remove the passenger(s) on the same day of departure. In addition, a legal notice against the carrier for failing to comply with the government regulations will be issued.

9GHANAStarting from 01/09/2020, flights will be resumed.
·         All Passengers will be required to always wear a face mask appropriately (extending from the middle of the nasal bridge to halfway between the chin and the neck) and adhere to social distancing and hygiene protocols.

·         Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport at least 4 hours before the scheduled departure time.

·         All passengers to complete the form online before arriving to Ghana. https://www.ghs-hdf.org/hdf/

PCR:  

·         All International arrivals must be in Possession of a COVID-19 negative PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin.

·         The test should have been done not more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time from the country of origin

·         Airlines who board passengers without a PCR test result or a Positive PCR test result will be fined US$3,500 per passenger, Non-Ghanaians may be refused entry and returned to the point of embarkation at a cost to the Airline, Ghanaians will be allowed entry but subject to 14 days of mandatory quarantine at a facility approved by the Government and at a cost to the passenger.

·         All passengers travel to Accra must have the Online Payment Receipt and show it to check in counter, to avoid heavy penalties.(3500USD / passenger)

 

  • For passengers who transit through other countries before arriving in Ghana, the first country of departure will be the reference point (Connecting flights should not deny passenger boarding, as long as the journey has not been terminated in any of the transit )
  • For passengers who depart Ghana and return within one (1) week, the passengers will not be required to present a COVID-19 test result from the country of departure. They will however undergo a mandatory COVID -19 testing upon arrival in Ghana.
  • Passengers will be subjected to a mandatory COVID-19 test at the airport terminal at a cost of $150 to

 

 

required to make payment on arrival for the test.

  • Any Passenger who refuses to pay to undergo the COVID-19 test will be subjected to the following: Passenger’s passport will be seized, and passenger handed over to State Security Agencies, Passenger will be taken into a fourteen (14) day quarantine at a designated location at the passenger’s cost.
  • All passengers testing positive will receive further clinical assessment and
  • All passengers testing negative will be advised to continue to observe COVID-19 safety precautions following arrival in
  • Airlines who board passengers without proof of payment for the COVID-19 test and would/could NOT pay for the test in Ghana, will be fined US$3,500 per passenger.
    • Non-Ghanaian passengers may be refused entry and returned to the point of embarkation at a cost to the Airline.
    • Ghanaian passengers will have their passports seized; the passenger handed over to State Security Agencies and taken into a fourteen (14) day quarantine at a designated location at the passenger’s

Exemptions :

  • Airline crew are exempted from the pre-departure and arrival testing and should follow airline policy for
  • Children under 5 years of age will not be required to undergo testing on Arrival at the Kotoka International Airport
  • Passengers who arrive under emergency circumstances such as diverted flights will not be required to undergo testing if they do not leave the airport or remain in transit such that they do not leave the hotel
  • For passengers who transit through other countries before arriving in Ghana, the first country of departure will be the reference point. (Connecting flights should not deny passenger boarding, as long as the journey has not been terminated in any of the transit )

Transit Passengers :

 

·         Passengers transiting and transferring through Accra will not be required to take the COVID-19 test in Accra.

·         Transit passengers will be required to adhere to COVID-19 testing requirements for the destination countries.

Travelling with Pets:

·         Travelling from Ghana with pets is not allowed.

·         Travelling with pets into Ghana is allowed in line with guidelines of the Veterinary Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food & Agriculture.

10COTE D’IVOIRE·         Starting from 1st JUL 2020, all international flights will be resumed.

Procedures for travelers to Abidjan:

·         All passengers traveling to Abidjan must provide a negative PCR test certificate for not more than 7 days of withdrawal date of sample , Only passengers whose results are negative dated less than 7 days, are allowed to travel.

·         Passengers are required to fill Travel declaration on https://deplacement-aerien.gouv.ci/ , Pay online for travel declaration with Orange Money, Moov Money, MTN Mobile Money, Visa, MasterCard, Yup, EcobankPay

·         Declaration form must be printed and a copy will be sent to passenger inbox. (Passengers will be asked for his declaration form before boarding).

·         Amount of the travel declaration: 2,000 FCFA (3.04 €)

Procedures for travelers departing from Abidjan:

·         Declaration of displacement must be filled on https://deplacement-aerien.gouv.ci/ at most 7 days before travelling.

·         Declaration form must be printed and a copy is sent to Passenger inbox.

·         Covid-19 PCR test to be performed at most 7 days before traveling at the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sampling and screening center.

·         Passengers will be asked for the test results upon boarding. Only passengers with negative results less than 7 days old are allowed to travel.

·         Amount of the travel declaration + Payment of the PCR-COVID-19 test fees to be paid before departure : 50,000 FCFA (€ 76.22) ,Payment can be done online with Orange Money, Moov Money,

MTN Mobile Money, Visa, MasterCard, Yup, EcobankPay

11KENYAStarting from 01/08/2020, International Air Travel will be resumed
·         All arriving passengers on international flights with a COVID-19 Negative certificate whose body temperature is NOT above 37.5° C (99.5°F), do NOT have a persistent cough, difficulty in breathing

 

or other flu-like symptoms, and have negative tests carried out within the 96 hours before travel shall be exempt from quarantine;

·         Travelers from the following countries will be exempt from quarantine: (Canada / South Korea / Namibia

/ Uganda / China / Rwanda / Morocco / Japan / Zimbabwe / Ethiopia / Switzerland / The United States of America (except for California, Florida and Texas) / United Kingdom / France / Netherlands / Qatar / United Arab Emirates / Italy / Germany).

·         For those passengers traveling out of the country, they will be required to abide by the particular travel, health andCOVID-19 related requirements of the destination country;

·         Passengers arriving on flights after the curfew, with a valid Air Ticket and Boarding Pass shall be allowed to proceed to their hotels and/or residences;

·         Passengers departing on flights after the curfew, with a valid Air Ticket and Boarding Pass shall be allowed to proceed to their departure airport;

12SOUTH AFRICAStarting from 1st October 2020, all international flights will be resumed.

·         All travellers to complete Traveller Health Questionnaire prior to arrival or upon arrival at the Port of entry.

·         South Africa has developed a risk categorization model for different international travellers. This model classifies international travellers according to a scale of high, medium and low risk.

·          High risk travellers are those who come from countries with higher numbers of COVID-19 infections and reported deaths compared to South Africa.

·         These countries are: (Albania / Brazil / France / India / Argentina / Chile / Georgia / Iran /Armenia

/Columbia / Greece / Iraq /Austria / Costa Rica / Guatemala / Ireland / Bahrain/ Croatia / Guyana

/ Israel / Belgium / Czech Republic / Honduras / Jamaica /Bolivia / Denmark / Hungary / Jordan / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Ecuador / Iceland / Kuwait / Lebanon / Nepal / Peru / Suriname / Luxemburg /Netherlands / Portugal / Switzerland / Maldives / North Macedonia / Puerto Rico / Ukraine / Malta / Oman / Qatar / United Emirates / Mexico / Palestine / Romania / United Kingdom

/ Moldova/ Panama / Russia / USA / Montenegro / Paraguay / Slovakia / Venezuela)

·         Medium risk travellers are from countries with relatively equal number of infections and death toll to South Africa and

·         Low risk travellers obviously originate from countries with lesser number of infections of COVID-19 and death toll than South Africa.

·         The updated list of the above mentioned countries can be found via website: www.dha.gov.za

·         Leisure Travellers from high risk countries will not be permitted.

 

 

·         The exception will be business travellers with scarce and critical skills including diplomats, repatriated persons, investors and people participating in professional sporting and cultural events will undergo the same health protocol screenings with an approval of the cabinet member responsible for home affairs.

·         If the passport of the traveller from a high risk country indicates that he/she has spent 10 days or more in a low risk country before departure, he/she will be considered to be arriving from a low risk country.

·         Travellers from medium and low risk countries will only be allowed into the country subject to the prevailing visa requirements.

·         Airlines from high risk countries are not necessarily banned, but their crew will be required to isolate in facilities at designated accommodation at the cost of their employer.

·         Long term visa holders who visit the country for business purposes will be allowed to travel to South Africa.

·         Travellers from all African countries are allowed and must possess relevant travel documents, and will also be screened for COVID-19 symptoms

·         South Africa reserves the right to deny entry of any traveller who is travelling from a high risk country for tourism purposes.

·         The international travellers should possess a mandatory travel insurance which is supposed to cover the COVID-19 test and quarantine costs.

·         PCR / QUARANTINE:

·         Passengers arriving to South Africa are required to present NEGATIVE PCR test that is not older than 72 hours from the time of departure from the country of origin to South Africa. This test must be conducted by from an accredited laboratory and should have the name and signature of the practitioner who conducted such test.

·         Children who are 5 years and below are excluded from test requirements.

·         Where a traveller has not done a Covid-19 test prior to departure, they will be required to remain in mandatory quarantine at their own cost for the period of ten (10) days.

·         All travellers detected with symptoms will be required to remain in quarantine until a repeat COVID-19 test is conducted at their own costs.

·         Should the traveller display any COVID-19–related symptoms or been in contact with an infected person(s), they will be expected to take a mandatory COVID-19 test.  This test will be at

the traveller’s cost.  If the COVID-19 test comes back positive, the traveller will be subjected to a

 

 

10 day quarantine at a designated site. The accommodation at a quarantine site will be at the traveller’s cost.

·         Travellers will also need to provide proof of accommodation address should they need to self- quarantine at the time of arrival in the country.

·         It remains the responsibility of all airlines to ensure that no passenger is allowed to board the flights without valid COVID-19 test results, failure to adhere to this is condition will be viewed as contravention and might lead to administrative penalties.

·         Passenger in transit –

·         Must be in possession of a negative PCR test certificate or a valid COVID -19 negative test certificate, obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel, from an accredited laboratory;

·         who displays symptoms of COVID-19 must, upon arrival and under the direction of Ports Health-

a)      Be taken through primary and secondary , screening, including COVID -19 testing, where applicable;

b)      Be quarantined, at own cost, if result is obtained. All Department of Health protocols and Department of Transport guidelines must be followed; and

c)        If travelling with family, be quarantined. At own cost, with the whole family

13CAMEROONTill 31/10/2020, All Cameron airports are closed to all international flights.

·         An Exception is made for EGYPTAIR Commercial flights between Cairo and Douala with the following instructions:

Ø  All passengers must wear face masks.

Ø  Passenger Locator Form (PLF) to be filled by the passengers before arrival.

Ø  PCR:

·         All passenger travel to (Cameroon) must have PCR test not more than 3days prior to arrival to Douala airport.

·         PCR is required from children more than 5 years.

Ø  A fine will be imposed on EGYPTAIR in case of any violation

14CHADChad Airport will resume international passenger flights starting from 1st of Aug 2020

·         All passengers should wear face masks inside the airport and the aircraft.

·         Health Declaration Form should be filled and signed by the passengers (This form must be completed no later than 24 hours before the flight).

 

·         Aircraft operators should provide passengers’ (Full name/ Seat allocated/ Work telephone number or e-mail address) to the relevant public health authorities

·         Aircraft operators should perform the cleaning and disinfection of their aircraft, A copy of disinfection certificate must be sent from CAI before aircraft arrive NDJ on email Ndjkkms_kk@egyptair.com , The flight plan is accepted on presentation of a disinfection certificate issued or accepted by ADAC.

·         All passengers must hold yellow fever vaccination certificate.

·         PCR / QUARANTINE:

·         All passengers travelling to chad must have a negative test result to the COVTD-19 (PCR) and validity of the required PCR is 07 days prior arrival.

·         All children regardless their nationalities under 11 years old are exempted from PCR test upon arrive chad.

·         The passenger will remain confined at home and make another PCR test at N ‘NDJAMENA on the 7th day of stay in one of the authorized hospital Central public hospital HGRN. (This test is chargeable. It will cost 15000 francs CFA to pay directly at the counter of hospitals)

·         The passenger who will stay less than 7 days, notice shall observe the barrier measures throughout his stay and report his contacts (hotel, home, place of work).

·         Carriers violated this measures must cover all passengers’ costs (hotel, tests and treatments) and will be fined 3,000,000 CFA (equivalent 5000 USD) per passenger.

15UGANDAStarting from 1st October 2020, all international flights will be resumed. Incoming passengers

·         Every Passenger must come with a NEGATIVE PCR COVID 19 test done within 72 hours before arrival in Uganda. The Airline shall not board any passenger coming to Uganda without a negative COVID-19 PCR test. Failure to adhere to this, passenger shall be denied entry and Airline shall be obliged to take back the passenger and the Airline will be penalized a minimum of USD 3,000.

·         Any foreign passengers arriving without a negative PCR test should not be allowed to enter the country and must go back with the airline that brought them.

·         The PCR test must have been done from a laboratory approved by the country where the journey was initiated.

·         A passenger who shows signs and symptoms of an infectious disease on arrival will be put in a waiting ambulance and taken to an isolation center (Entebbe Hospital) where infectious disease

 

 

checks and a sample for COVlD-19 test will be carried out. Results will be returned within 24- 48 hours as the passenger remains in the isolation center’

·         If a passenger tests positive for COVID -19 he/she will be taken to the COVID-19 treatment center, whether Ugandan or Foreign national’ If a foreign national wishes to be repatriated for treatment in another facility outside Uganda, this will be done at their own cost following COVID 19 medical evacuation Protocol.

·         In the unlikely event that a returning Ugandan arrives without a PCR Test, he/she will be allowed to enter the country but will have a COVID-19 test done at his/her own cost (US$65), and also quarantined at his/her own cost until results are back‘.

Outgoing Passengers

·         A Passenger leaving Uganda will ensure he/she has a NEGATIVE COVID -19 PCR test done within 72 hours before boarding

·         In special circumstances where Passengers are not required to present a negative COVID 19 PCR test in the countries of destination, such passengers should ensure they have a clearance from the country they are travelling ‘to and will be allowed to board’ t

·         A Passenger who shows up with signs and symptoms of an infectious disease as detected by Port Health staff will not be allowed to board but will be taken to an isolation facility for medical

investigation and treatment.

16RWANDAStarting from 01/08/2020, Rwanda’s Airport will reopen for Scheduled Commercial flights.

·         Passengers must fill in the form located in PLF link https://rbc.gov.rw/travel/ before acceptance at check-in counter in the origin point to collect more details about passenger contact information in advance of travel for tracing purpose. Passenger should show the Check-in agent the email received or QR-Code received after submitting his data on the PLF link.

·         (Special needs passengers/Minors under 16 years old) should be accompanied to travel to Kigali

·         Passengers’ temperature will be measured at the airport.

·         Pets are not allowed with an exemption of Seeing Eye dog and hearing aid dog.

·         Vulnerable passengers who have serious underlying medical conditions are advised not to travel.

·         Yellow fever vaccination certificate must be in possession of the passenger before departure from origin point with destination to Kigali

PCR / QUARANTINE

·         All Passengers including those in transit, will be required to show proof of PCR negative test certificate by an ISO certified laboratory or CENTRAL PUBLIC HEALTH

in only issued be must PCR . )المعامل المركزية لوزارة الصحة المصرية ( LABORATORIES

 

 

English or French Language. Tests should be carried out 72 hours before planned scheduled time of arrival to Kigali. Any other PCRs issued from different places without ISO Certification will not be accepted by the Rwandan Authorities and passenger will be deported back to Cairo as INAD.

·         The only accepted test for COVID-19 is RT-PCR

·         A second PCR test will be conducted upon arrival, with results delivered within 24 hours

·         charge for PCR-test on Arrival plus hotel Accommodation for 24 hours at hotel will be on passenger own cost.

·         Every traveler arriving in Rwanda on an international flight must proceed to one of 17 hotels, for minimum stay of 24 hours, while awaiting the results of the second test. (For hotel details, refer to Circular no. 150 (I) / 2020/date 30/08/2020. Passenger should show hotel confirmation at the check-in counter before acceptance.

·         Medical service fees at the hotel is 10USD plus 50USD cost for the second COVID-19 test per one test.

·         It is obligatory to check that passengers have sufficient funds of 200USD to cover the medical care, COVID-19 test and hotel accommodation

·         All passengers must have return tickets except (Rwanda citizens, Residents in Rwanda and passengers with onward connections).

·         It is obligatory to check that passengers have sufficient funds of 200 $ USD new version Series starting from 2009 and above to cover the medical care, COVID-19 test and hotel

accommodation.

17TANZANIAEffective 18th May 2020, The restriction to all commercial Passenger flights operations into and out of Tanzania has been lifted.

·      All passengers entering or leaving Tanzania will be subjected to enhanced screening for covid-19 infection.

·      All arriving passengers shall dispose-of their masks after use during travel at designated waste collection containers upon arrival.

·      All arriving / departing air operators must provide advance passenger information prior to arrival to allow the points of entry authorities to scrutinize the manifest for possible high-risk passengers.

·         All Travelers are required to truthfully fill out Traveler’s Surveillance Form available onboard and submit to Port Health Authorities upon arrival.

 

 

·         Cargo flights will be allowed based on respective Bilateral Air Services Agreements (BASAs) between Tanzania and other countries. This rescinds any prior arrangement contrary to BASAs.
·PCR: All travelers whether foreigners or returning residents whose countries or airlines require them
to get tested for COVID-19 and turn negative, as a condition for travelling, will be required to present a certificate upon arrival. Travelers from other countries with symptoms and signs related to COVID-

19 infection, will undergo enhanced screening and may be tested for RT-PCR;

·         Effective from 15th August, Tanzania will request a PCR test (72 before arrival) from passengers
travelling from Egypt.
·    QUARANTINE: There will be NO 14 days mandatory quarantine.

 

3-  EURPOE

 

No.CountryInstructions & Restrictions
1ITALY·         All incoming passengers must have proved reason to enter Italy (Permit of stay / Residence / Work visa).

·         Travel is allowed to and from any other Countries for reasons of work, health or absolute necessity, or to return home or to one’s place of residence or dwelling, as well as for reasons of study.

·         Any other kind of tourism visa not allowed at the moment.

·         Police authority at FCO airport will not release Egyptair Flights until all incoming passengers from Cairo been checked and approved to enter Italy that means flight can’t be departed back to Cairo before clearance.

·         Egyptair will be fully responsible for that and fine maybe imposed

·         Travel within the Member States of the European Union will continue to be unrestricted (in addition to EU Member States, (United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino and the Vatican City State). People travelling to Italy from these Countries will not be required to justify their reasons for travelling and will not be subject to a 14-day quarantine period in self-isolation (unless they stayed in any other Country during the 14 day period prior to travelling to Italy).

·         Passengers holding residence in the following countries (Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, japan, Montenegro, morocco, new Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, republic of Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay)

are allowed to enter Italy .

 

 

·         Entry and transit in Italy is forbidden to people who have stayed or transited in the following countries in the previous 14 days: (Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia Herzegovina, Chile, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Serbia, Montenegro, and Kosovo) ,also direct and indirect flights to/from countries referred are also suspended. Exception to this rule is for Italian citizens or nationals of EU and Schengen Member States, UK, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino or the Vatican City State and their close family members, provided that they were resident in Italy since before July 9, 2020.

·         Self-declaration form must be completed at the airport of origin before arrival.

·          The police form must be handed over to the border police upon arrival

·          The carrier’s form must be kept by the carrier, available to the USMAF, Ministry of Health for any health checks.

·  PCR: is not required.

·  QUARANTINE: All passengers arriving Italy (so far) are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.

2TURKEY·  Flights between Egypt and Turkey are resumed starting from 1st August 2020.

·   All kinds of Visas are accepted to enter Turkey

·   Passengers are accepted with the following conditions:

1.      All passengers have to wear masks during any time at the airport and on board.

2.      All arriving passenger will be asked to fill the passenger locator forms during the flight.

3.      All arriving passengers will be examined and will be tested if they have any symptoms. Passengers shall be informed by the operators beforehand and during flight.

4.      Passengers with positive test result, will not be deported, will receive treatment.

·  The flight permissions to be granted for the countries will be coordinated with the ministry of health.

·  Operators shall meet the requirements published by the Turkish dgca on airport and airline pandemic guidelines for all flights.

3UNITED KINGDOM·         United Kingdom has not imposed any entry restrictions, incoming travelers will be subject to a mandatory self-imposed 14-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 persons arriving in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland) from outside the common travel area must provide the Passenger Locator Form ahead of their arrival The online Passenger

 

 

Locator form are available https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel- uk

·         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 coming from the 59 countries in the following link will NOT have to self-isolate when they arrive in England (EGYPT is not included) : https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19- travel-corridors#updates-to-the-travel-corridor-list

·  PCR: No PCR is required.

·  QUARANTINE: All new arrivals in the UK will have to self- isolate for two weeks.

·  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.

4GREECETill 51/09/2020, all non EU citizens are prohibited to enter the Hellenic republic.

·         (Citizens/ Permanent residents) from the following countries: (Australia / Canada / Georgia / Japan

/ New Zealand / Rwanda / South Korea / Thailand / Tunisia / Uruguay / The United Arab of Emirates) are permitted to enter The Hellenic Republic.

·         Visitors will be subject to random tests upon arrival. Upon being tested, the visitor is free to move to the final destination. If the test is positive, 14 day quarantine under supervision is required at the final destination.

·         In order to prove their place of residence Third-country nationals may present their permit residence, work permit. identity card , provide that it state place of residence , driving license or other documents

 

·         exempted from these restrictions are:

·         EU member states nationals and the Schengen agreement, including their spouses or persons with whom they have a cohabitation agreement, as well as their minor children.

·         Passengers travelling for essential reasons, including health issues, business purposes, imperative family reasons, persons in need of international protection.

·         Medical and nursing staff, researchers and health professionals, if they demonstrate at the points of entry in the country, the exercise license profession or other appropriate evidence of their professional status and provided that their entry into the country relates to the exercise of their

professional duties.

 

·         Third-country citizens who are long-term residents or hold a residence permit of an EU or Schengen member state.

·         Members of government delegations , members of diplomatic delegations or consulate authorities and delegations, members of international and European organizations, members of humanitarian organizations performing their duties, military and security forces officials and of general secretariat for civil protection.

·           Passengers in transit.

·         Students.

·         Personnel employed in the transport sector, including seamen, aircraft crews, the crews and technical personnel of the leased aircraft firefighting equipment, lorry drivers and the absolutely necessary support staff for the transport of goods.

·         Persons caring for the elderly and people with disability (disabled).

·         Seasonal workers in the field of agriculture.

Ø  The above persons are obliged to display the appropriate documents and undergo laboratory medical examination.

·         Third country nationals subject to the prohibition herein have the right to submit request to the Greek consular authority of their place of residence or stay for their exceptional entry in the country for business or personal reasons

·         A completed passenger locator form (PLF) is also compulsory.

·         Flights suspension from/to TURKEY until 12th October :

All commercial flights from/to TURKEY are been suspended.

·         Flights suspension from Territory of Catalonia until 12th October :

All commercial flights from any aerodrome in the Territory of Catalonia of Spain to any aerodrome in The Hellenic Republic are suspended.

 

Ø  All flights from Albania and North Macedonia are permitted only to Athens International Airport

·         By order of the government of the Hellenic republic, it is compulsory for all individuals on international flights to fill in the electronic passenger locator form (PLF) published in HTTPS://TRAVEL.GOV.GR/ not later than the previous day before arrival.

·         Prior acceptance of passengers for boarding, airlines are required to check the confirmation e—mail upon submission of the PLF, Which is a compulsory travel document or a PLF QR code.

·         Families can also be accepted with only one joint PLF confirmation e—mail.

 

·         A valid PLF form with a QR code is considered necessary to enter any entrance gate of the country. Families can also be accepted with their PLF unique QR code.

·         Airlines that fail to comply with this checking obligation, will be responsible to repatriate the passengers on the company’s expenses.

PCR:

·         All passengers entering the country from (United Arab Emirates/ Hungary / Bulgaria / Romania

/ Malta / Belgium / Spain / Albania / North Macedonia/Israel / Russia ) are required to get Negative PCR test (in English including passenger name and passport number) 72 hours before arrival in Greece. (Even if transit via Cairo).

·         All passengers entering the country from Malta are required to get Negative PCR test (in English72 hours before arrival in Greece Exempted from these restrictions are (Greek citizens / holders of residence permit / Passengers travelling for essential reasons, including health issues, business purposes, imperative family reasons, persons in need of international protection).

·          Permanent Residents of Israel entering the country from The State Of Israel are obliged to display negative molecular test PCR for COVID-19 conducted up to 72 hours before arrival in Greece.

·         Till 15/10/2020, all individuals entering the country from Poland are obliged to display negative (PCR) test for COVID-19 conducted up to 72 hours before arrival in Greece.

QUARANTINE:

·           1 night quarantine at passenger address instead of hotel quarantine.

·         Permanent residents of the Russian Federation entering the country from the Russian Federation are obliged to get hotel booking receipt or other appropriate documents are also

required from which the place of their temporary residence in the country is derived.

5FRANCE·         Passengers arriving from the United Kingdom and Spain will be confined through the French Ministry of health.

·         Any other arrivals is obliged to a home confinement.

·         VISIT VISAS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER FRANCE

·         TOURIST VISAS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER FRANCE

·         Certain restrictions may be taken to some countries, according to the assessment of the French government.

·         Any passenger arriving on an international flight is requested to fill out the attestation handed by the cabin crew, who in return collect back and insert in the flight documents.

 

 

·         PCR: No PCR is required.

·         QUARANTINE: a home quarantine will be requested in case being found positive upon

arrival, or a medical quarantine in case being decided by the medical authorities if necessary depending on their assessment.

6Germany·         The temporary travel restriction applies to all non-essential travel from third countries to the federal republic of Germany.

·         Exempted from these travel restrictions:

·         Are travelers who have resided and last stayed in the following countries: (Australia, Georgia, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay)

·         Extended entry possibilities will be given to travelers from all third countries who have an important reason for travel as follows:

·         German nationals, EU citizens and third-country nationals with current right of residence in Germany.

·         Healthcare workers, health researchers and geriatric care workers,

·         skilled and highly qualified foreign workers if their employment is necessary from an economic perspective and the work cannot be postponed or performed abroad,

·         Freight transport and other transport personnel,

·         Seasonal workers in agriculture, seafarers,

·         Foreign students who’s course of study is not fully possible from abroad,

·         Persons immigrating into Germany for the purpose of joining their families and visits for urgent family reasons,

·         Persons in need of international protection or for other humanitarian reasons,

·         Diplomats, staff of international organizations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their functions,

·         Ethnic German resettles,

·         Passengers in transit. For further information:

https://smexctp.trendmicro.com:443/wis/clicktime/v1/query?url=WWW.BMI.BUND.DE&umid=8febb43d- 0c4b-45c7-bb8a-083493e632cc&auth=38d5963f048f699826d4c37d607d533cdd67dbdb- 753738f0bb0208081cfc93c5db8eabb09302f864

·         Passenger Locator Card (PLC) should be filled by all passengers.

PCR:

 

·         Tests for travelers from non-risk areas are no longer free of charge.

·         Travelers who have been in a risk area (updated risk areas can be found under HTTPS://WWW.RKI.DE/COVID-19-RISIKOGEBIETE at any time in the 14 days prior to arrival are legally required, upon arrival, to provide proof of having been tested for the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 at the request of the relevant health authority or any other authority determined by the state. Alternatively, they must submit themselves for such testing if requested to do so.

·         They can also be tested free of charge within 10 days of arrival from a risk area, even if not requested to do so. To arrange a test, they need to call the hotline for the medical appointment service on 116 117. (excerpt from the passenger info leaflet “Rules for incoming passengers to Germany in connection with Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2” )

·         QUARANTINE: Passengers who stayed the last 14 days before arrival in any high risk country must undergo a 14 days self-quarantine at their home or any other suitable accommodation. They are obliged to register themselves at their local responsible health department.

·         A list of all risk areas you will find under following link: (Egypt is still categorized as a risk country.)

https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Transport/Archiv_Risikogebiete/Risikogebiete 19062020_20Uhr_en.pdf? blob=publication File https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Quarantaene_Einreisen_Deutschland.html

·         All passengers will receive an informative flyer with all regulations and their obligation at the passport control immigration.

·         There will be a health declaration form to be distrusted.

·         Wearing masks and social distancing 1, 5 m is mandatory in all public area of the terminal at all time.

·         Updating a list of high-risk areas at the following link: https://www.rki.de/covid-19-risikogebiete

Berlin:

SXF has no transit area – all passengers arriving are subject to German immigration restrictions. Arrival procedure:

For arrivals at SXF we will have to comply with regulations of both federal states Berlin & Brandenburg which is mostly similar.

·         All Passengers have to fill-in a health declaration form (1 form per family) which will be collected upon arrival and forwarded to our regional health authority – data protection is ensured.

 

7CYPRUS·      All passengers travelling to the republic of Cyprus are required before boarding to present the Cyprus flight pass by completing the required documents electronically on the online platform: HTTPS://WWW.CYPRUSFLIGHTPASS.GOV.CY.

·      No passengers will be accepted without Cyprus Flight pass or fines will be imposed for Egyptair.

·         Transit passengers will not be accepted via Larnaca Airport onboard law cost carriers unless passengers in position allow to enter Cyprus with all document needed as we accept Cypriot and residence (PCR test and Cyprus flight pass).

·      When booking a flight, passengers have to be informed in advance by airlines or travel agents of the requirements and to complete the required documents in advance through a dedicated official web electronic platform of the Republic of Cyprus.

·      An official announcement which will categorize Countries as Category A, B and C will be published, which will be continuously changed on the basis of the epidemiological criteria, Any change in entry requirements will be also communicated to airlines through IATA Timatic. And NOTAM.

Category ( A ) Countries ( Austria , Bulgaria , Croatia , Cyprus , Czech Republic , Denmark , Estonia ,Finland , Germany , Greece , Hungary , Latvia , Lithuania , Luxembourg , Malta , Norway

, Slovenia and Switzerland )

Category ( B ) Countries ( Israel , Poland and Romania )

Category (C) Countries which are not featured in the two categories (A & B) will evaluated weekly to added or removed. Also Passengers who travel from Category A and/or Category B Countries but they have stayed/lived or travelled abroad within the last 14 days or that they have been passengers on an international flight to/from a country from Category C within the last 14 days.

Passengers from countries of Category (A): should complete the Passenger Locator Form and the Declarations for Category A Countries.

o  Passengers should complete in advance the above requirements of Category A on a dedicated web electronic platform of the Republic of Cyprus (https://www.cyprusflightpass.gov.cy).

Passengers from countries of Category (B): will need for PCR test for Covid-19 during the last 72 hours prior to travel which confirms negative.

o  Passengers should complete the Passenger Locator Form and the Declarations for Category B Countries accordingly, Passengers should complete in advance the requirements of Category B on a dedicated web electronic platform of the Republic of Cyprus (https://www.cyprusflightpass.gov.cy).

o  The below passengers will have the option of either arranging themselves a COVID-19 test 72 hours before departure or having this test performed upon their entry to the Republic of Cyprus,

 

 

on their own expenses (60 EURO) and they will self-isolate for 14 Days or at a place designated by the Republic of Cyprus until the test results are completed according to the instructions of the Ministry of Health.

I- Cypriot citizens in the Republic of Cyprus and their family members

II- Persons legally living in the Republic of Cyprus

III-  Persons allowed to enter in the Republic of Cyprus under the Vienna Convention IV-Persons, regardless of nationality, having a special permission from the competent

Minister/Deputy Minister of the Republic of Cyprus

V-Persons, in country categories A and B, where the authorities of these countries, duly substantiated and following an announcement by the Ministry of Health, are not in a position to offer Covid-19 testing to those wishing to travel to Cyprus.

o  passengers who are 65 years of age and older and especially for those who are not familiar with electronic media or for passengers who, for any justified reason, did not complete the required documents on the electronic platform the airline or its handling agent will be responsible to check whether they complete manually and carry with them .

Passengers from countries of Category ( C ): The following category of passengers will be permitted to fly to the Republic of Cyprus from Countries of Category C:

1.  Cypriot citizens in the Republic of Cyprus and their foreign spouses and their minor children.

2.  Persons legally living in the Republic of Cyprus.

3.  Persons allowed to enter in the Republic of Cyprus under the Vienna Convention.

4.  Persons, regardless of nationality, having special permission by the Republic of Cyprus.

o  Will need for PCR test for Covid-19 during the last 72 hours prior to travel which confirms negative.

o  Passengers should complete the Passenger Locator Form and the Declarations for Category C Countries accordingly, of ANNEX I, Passengers should complete in advance the requirements of Category B on a dedicated web electronic platform of the Republic of Cyprus (https://www.cyprusflightpass.gov.cy).

Passengers will have the option of either arranging themselves a COVID-19 test 72 hours before departure or having this test performed upon their entry to the Republic of Cyprus, on their own expenses (60 EURO) and they will self-isolate for 14 Days or at a place designated by the Republic of Cyprus until the test results are completed according to the instructions of the Ministry of Health.

8NETHERLANDSRestrictions for passenger flights will be continued

 

 

·         All non-Schengen nationals, non-EU nationals and non-citizens of the UK are prohibited to enter the Netherlands by order of the ministry of justice and security.

·         Exempted from the travel restriction are residents from (Australia, Canada, Georgia, japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, south-Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay).

·         The following categories of travelers from non-Schengen/non EU/non UK countries not listed above are exempted specific categories of travelers with an essential function or need:

·         healthcare professionals, health researchers, and elderly care Professionals,

·           Frontier workers,

·           Transport personnel,

·         Diplomats, staff of international organizations and people invited by international organizations whose physical presence is required for the well-functioning of these organizations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers and civil protection personnel in the exercise of their functions,

·           Passengers in transit,

·           Passengers travelling for imperative family reasons,

·         seafarers,

·           Persons in need of international protection or for other humanitarian reasons.

·         The following categories of travelers from countries not listed above are also exempted but an urgent advice for a self-quarantine period for 14 days applies:

·         EU nationals, long-term residents under the long-term residence directive and persons deriving their right to reside from other EU directives or national law or who hold national long-term visas as well as their respective family members,

·         seasonal workers in agriculture,

·         third-country nationals travelling for the purpose of study,

·         highly qualified third-country workers if their employment is necessary from an economic perspective and the work cannot be postponed or performed abroad,

·         partners in a long-distance relationship under certain conditions, for conditions applying to the temporary arrangement refer to HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENT.NL/TOPICS/CORONAVIRUS- COVID-19/TACKLING-NEW-CO

Coronavirus-in-the-netherlands/travel-and-holidays/temporary-arrangement-for-partners-in-long- distance-relationships.urgent advice of 14 days self-quarantine applies for passengers from the regions and countries mentioned on

HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENT.NL/TOPICS/CORONAVIRUS-COVID-19/TACKLING-NEW-CO

 

 

·         Coronavirus-in-the-Netherlands/travel-and-holidays/self c quarantine be aware current situation: renewal of the entry ban of the Netherlands for passengers travelling from morocco.

·         health declaration: or all passengers aged 13 years or older travelling to and from the

·         Netherlands a health declaration is mandatory before boarding.

·         Passenger locator data: the local health authorities may request operators to provide

·         Passenger locator data in a very short time (including seat number) for contact tracing. Operators should therefore keep this information for at least 2 weeks after each flight. A passenger locator form drafted in accordance with international standards can be used for this purpose.

·         Please refer toHTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENT.NL/TOPICS/AVIATION/DOCUMENTS/PUBLICATIONS/2020 information-for-passengers-flying-to-and-from-the-Netherlands for further instructions.

·         Netherlands has decided to allow some categories to enter the Netherlands; some of these categories are holding type D visa (long stay visa) and some categories are holding type C visa (short stay visa).

Hereunder the list of categories which are allowed to enter the Netherlands for the time being: EU citizens, including UK nationals and members of their families* can travel freely (no specific reasons have to be documented).

Non-EU citizens covered by the under mentioned exceptions should travel well documented:

1.      Nationals and inhabitants of Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Andorra, San Marino en Vatican city, and their family members*;

2.      Third-country nationals holding a residence card or a residence permit in accordance with Directive 2003/109/EC (the LTR Directive) and their family members*;

3.      Third-country nationals who derive their right of residence from other European Directives or from the national law of a Member State and their family members*;

4.      Holders of a long-stay visa (MVV);

5.      Holders of a temporary residence permit (MVV) and their family members*;

6.      Other third country nationals who have a vital function or need, including:

1.      Healthcare personnel; doctors, nurses or researchers;

2.      Border workers;

3.      Seasonal agricultural workers;

4.      Persons employed in the transport of goods and other transport personnel, where necessary, including container ships, bulk carriers (e.g. ore or coal), tankers (fuels and chemicals), fisheries, persons employed in the energy sector i.e. oil and gas platforms and wind farms as well as offshore companies providing services to this sector, and flight crew;

 

 

5.      Seafarers in possession of a seaman’s book, with the exception of seafarers on commercial and pleasure yachts;

6.      Diplomats, in the performance of their duties;

7.      Military personnel, in the performance of their duties;

8.      Personnel of international and humanitarian organizations;

9.      Persons who have imperative reasons to visit their families; these are journeys in exceptional cases.

An exceptional case is visiting a terminally ill family member and attending a funeral. It is intended for first-degree and second-degree family members. Father, mother and children are first-degree and partner, grandchildren, brothers and sisters are second degree.

10.  To attend the birth of a child. This exemption category is only meant for the father, the child must be acknowledged by the father and the pregnancy must be >34 weeks. This must be documented.

11.  Citizens of non-EU+ countries can transfer to a country outside the EU+ via Amsterdam airport, if they remain in the non-Schengen transit area of the airport and if they have a ticket for a confirmed connecting flight -to an airport outside the Schengen area- that departs within 48 hours upon arrival in Amsterdam.

12.  Persons in need of international protection; the border procedure applies in full;

13.  Persons admitted for humanitarian reasons;

14.  Students; provided that you are in possession of a residence notification letter issued by the IND: ”Study”.

15.  Highly skilled migrants: provided that you are in possession of a notification letter issued by the IND for residence as: Highly skilled migrant.

16.  Long distance relationship (type C visa)

9AUSTRIA·         Flights between Egypt and Vienna has been resumed.

·         Persons who are citizens as well as their family members living in the same household or (habitual) residents of one of these countries AND who are arriving from one of these countries AND who have only been to these countries or in Austria within the last 10 days are free to enter Austria

(no SARS-CoV-2-test, no quarantine): (Andorra, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Vatican, United kingdom  ).

 

 

·         Children under the age of 6 are exempted from any obligation to take a molecular biological SARS- CoV-2 test

·         Third-country nationals arriving from out of Schengen area are not allowed to enter Austria

·         Third-country nationals arriving from Schengen area, Andorra, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Monaco, Romania, San Marino, United Kingdom or Vatican are required to provide a health certificate not older than 72 hours which confirms that a negative SARS-CoV-2- test is given and are required to start a 10-days quarantine

·         Remaining passengers are required to provide a health certificate, not older than 72 hours which confirms that a negative SARS-CoV-2- test is given or are required to start a 10-days quarantine, if not providing a health certificate and arriving from( Albania, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kosovo, Mexico, Moldavia, Montenegro, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Peoples Republic of China – Province Hubei, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine or USA a SARS-CoV-2-test has to be made within 48 hours after arrival

·         Exemptions: persons traveling on business ( persons are allowed to enter Austria, but are required to provide a health certificate not older than 72 hours which confirms that a negative SARS-CoV-2- test is given):

·         Exemptions:

·         Apply to (persons are allowed to enter Austria, but are required to provide a health certificate not older than 72 hours which confirms that a negative SARS-CoV-2-test is given or are required to start a 10-days quarantine):

1.      members of diplomatic missions and staff of international organizations as well as family members of these people living in the same household,

2.      humanitarian workers, nursing and health personnel,

3.      seasonal workers in the agricultural and forestry sector as well as tourism,

4.      cargo-transport workers

5.      foreigners having a Visa D published by Austria, a documentation of the foreign police act (Fremdenpolizeigesetz), a documentation of the right of residence under the Settlement and Residence Act (Niederlassungs- und Aufenthaltsgesetz) or the Asylum Act (Asylgesetz),

6.      Austrian citizens and persons subject to health insurance in Austria or having a promise of treatment issued by an Austrian hospital for medical reasons worth considering plus one accompanying person3,

 

 

7. (Habitual) residents of Austria re-entering Austria after the use of essential medical services abroad.

General exemptions,

·         regardless of where these people come from, apply to (persons neither need a health certificate nor have to start a quarantine):

1.       persons maintaining goods and passenger transport (crews),

2.       to carry out a repatriation drive/flight (crews),

3.       for particularly considerable reasons in the family circle in individual cases (e.g. visits of family members in the event of illness or their own children within the framework of care obligations, a visit to the life partner4, special events such as baptism, birthday, funeral or wedding),

4.       for imperative reasons of animal care in individual cases,

5.       as part of the implementation of a transfer drive/flight (crews),

6.       transfer passengers, provided that immediate departure is ensured (proof of a flight, train, bus ticket, a taxi confirmation or similar),

7.       In the imperative interest of the Republic of Austria.

8.       Visits of family members in the event of illness or their own children within the frame-work of care obligations,

•  a visit to the life partner,

•  Special events such as (baptism, birthday, funeral or Wedding).

Life partners are all people who are in a fixed relationship, regardless of whether they share the same place of residence or how long the relationship has lasted.

The particularly considerable reasons in the family circle must be made credible upon arrival, for example by presenting one of the following documents:

•  birth certificate,

•  marriage certificate / partnership certificate,

•  passport copy of the family member,

•  confirmation of registration or documents about common residences,

•  suitable photographs,

•  written documents documenting a civil partnership (e.g. mail correspondence),

•  registration certificates for the same motor vehicle

·         Persons required to start a quarantine have to provide a confirmation of availability of suitable accommodation already upon arrival and costs must be borne – otherwise entry will be refused

·         Exemptions do not release passenger/crew from foreign immigration entry regulations (visa, …)

 

 

·         Face mask covering mouth and nose are obligatory.

Operators are obliged to collect contact details of passengers if departure point.

·         Details to be collected:

•  ID of persons (full name, date of birth and nationality),

•  original place of departure,

•  departure and arrival time,

•  border crossing point for entry into Austria,

•  total number of people carried and

•  transport code number.

·         Data has to be stored for 28 days after arrival and made available immediately to Health Authorities on their request.

10SWITZERLAND1- 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.

PCR: No PCR is required.

 

·    QUARANTINE: Passengers who have been in Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Rep., Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru, Qatar,

Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, Sweden, Turks and Caicos Isl. or USA in the past 14 days are subject to quarantine for 10 days.

11BELGIUMEffective from 01/07/2020 till further notice, Temporary travel restrictions are applied to all non-essential travel from third countries to the EU+ area

· Thus this implies the refusal of embarkation of 3rd country nationals holding C visa and visa-exempted nationals travelling as tourists.

Except for nationals of all EU Member States and Schengen Associated States. This exemption must apply to:

·      All EU citizens and citizens of the Schengen Associated States, and their family members;

·      Third-country nationals who are long-term residents under the Long-term Residence Directive and persons deriving their right to reside from other EU Directives or national law or who hold national long-term visas.

·      Diplomats, staff of international organizations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their functions.

·      Travelling is no longer prohibited to / from (Australia / Canada / Japan / Rwanda / South Korea / New Zealand / Uruguay / Thailand) and still prohibited to / from (Georgia / Tunisia).

·      Outgoing passengers:

·      Egyptians holding passports only

·      Any other documents need ratified letter from Egyptian Embassy in Dutch, French or English language to be readable for the Belgium Immigration authorities e.g. birth and marriage certificate, Egyptian IDs…etc.

·      Double Nationalities other than Egyptian should be holding a valid residence in EGYPT.

·      All EU Member States and Schengen Associated States should hold a letter for the essential travel need reason from the entity concerned with their travel.

·      Incoming passengers:

·      The temporary travel restriction will exempt nationals of all EU Member States and Schengen Associated States. This exemption must apply to:

·      all EU citizens and citizens of the Schengen Associated States, and their family members;

 

 

·      third-country nationals who are long-term residents under the Long-term Residence Directive and persons deriving their right to reside from other EU Directives or national law or who hold national long-term visas.

·      Diplomats, staff of international organizations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their functions;

·      All passengers have to correctly wear a face mask.

·      Passengers are obliged to (complete / Sign) The Passenger Locator form (PLF) before departure via

https://travel.info-coronavirus.be/,

·      Passenger will be denied boarding in case of not completing The Public Health Locator form.

·         Every passenger, regardless of the nationality, who takes an Extra-Schengen flight to Belgium is obliged to complete this form before departure. The passenger must sign and date the “Public Health Passenger Locator Form”.

·      If a passenger did not complete the “Public Health Passenger Locator Form” and boarded the plane, the Belgian authorities can refuse the access on the Belgian territory.

·         Passenger travelling from an extra-Schengen airport to Belgium must be in possession of (a valid travel document / a valid visa or a valid residence permit) passenger who are in possession of a valid visa type D or a valid residence permit, are allowed to travel to Belgium.

·         Travelling with a visa type C is allowed

If a passenger is in possession of a visa type C – issued after 18 March 2020 by the Belgian embassy

– the passenger can travel to Belgium. I remind you that a passenger can still be refused to enter the territory, if he/she doesn’t fulfill the entry conditions according to Article 3 of the law of 15 December 1980 on access to the territory, the sojourn, the establishment and the removal of foreigners.

·         Passenger who is in possession of “Passport of a third country” + a “Residence Permit of Greece – section Remarks: Refugee” traveling to Brussels will not be accepted This measures will be applied at least until 15 October 2020.

·         A third country national, who intends a short stay, is in possession of a valid document entitling the holder to cross the border satisfying the following criteria:

§  Its validity shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States.

§  It shall have been issued within the previous ten years;

·         Passengers who are in possession of a document that is supposedly virtual renewed, are not accepted to enter the Belgian territory.

 

 

 

 

 

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·         If a passenger is not in possession of a valid travel document (expired passport, expired identity card, expired visa, expired residence permit …), the airline is requested to deny boarding.

·         Passengers will be fined (up to 250EUR) if they arrive at Brussels Airport without QR-code (e-PLF) or filled in paper PLF form (back-up). The Local Police Inspectors will perform active checks to

ensure that passengers comply with the new regulation.

QUARANTINE: 7 days quarantine is obliged in Belgium.
12DENMARK·           Danish citizens are always permitted entry into Denmark.

·         All EU residents , Norway , Switzerland & Iceland are allowed to enter Denmark

·         Foreign nationals will be refused unless they have a worthy purpose for entering.

·           Worthy purposes include, but are not limited to:

·         Persons residing or working in Denmark, including self-employed entrepreneurs performing work in Denmark.

·         Persons with a valid work permit, including persons who have not yet utilized their work permit and whose entry is for the purpose of working in Denmark.

·         Persons commissioned to deliver goods or services to/in Denmark or to transport goods out of Denmark.

·         Persons who enter for the purpose of exercising visitation rights with minors in Denmark.

·         Persons who serve as the primary caregiver for minors residing in Den-mark (e.g. foster parents).

·         Visiting seriously ill or dying family members in Denmark.

·         Participation in an ongoing course of treatment administered by the Danish health authorities.

·         Attending a funeral in Denmark.

·         Participation in court proceedings in Denmark.

·         Students enrolled in a Danish educational institution, to the extent that the educational institution is not closed (and no remote learning options are offered).

·         Seamen disembarking or embarking in Denmark in connection with a crew change.

·         Aircraft crew members, diplomats, offshore workers or other groups of persons mentioned in the Schengen Borders.

·         Persons wishing to enter Denmark can – according to the specific circumstances – be asked at the Danish border control to present documentation for the worthy purpose.

·         Further information is available at www.coronasmitte.dk

·  PCR: is not required.

·  QUARANTINE: is not required.

 

13HUNGARYEffective from 01/09/2020

·         Hungarian citizens are allowed to enter Hungary, however 14 days quarantine is mandatory, which can be released after two negative PCR test 48 hours apart, which needs to be taken within the territory of Hungary. Foreign nationals can only enter for affiliated business purposes, diplomatic or military visits.

·         Arrival entry at Hungarian airports is allowed only for Hungarian citizens.

·         Citizens with permanent residence permit in Hungary and their family members.

·         Citizens with any residence permit issued by the Hungarian immigration authority with a longer validity than 90 days and citizens of Czechia, Poland and Slovakia are also allowed to enter Hungary provided that they have at least one night booked accommodation in Hungary booked before 6th of October and they have one negative sars-cov2 PCR test result within 5 days before entry.

·         Hungarian citizens arriving from Czechia, Poland and Slovakia having accommodation there before 6th of October may be exempted from quarantine provided they undergo one sars-cov2 PCR test after arrival.

·         Passengers in transit are allowed to enter in case of negative health screening at entry, if they are able to certify the purpose and destination of their travel and their entry into a neighboring country of Hungary on their way to their final destination is ensured.

·         Passengers arriving for cultural or sport events in Hungary are allowed to enter with a ticket of the event provided that they have two negative sars-cov2 PCR test results within 5 days with at least (48 hours passing between the two examinations).

·         Passengers are allowed to enter doing business or economic activities in Hungary and this can be proved at entry.

·         Passengers arriving for business or economic activities are exempted from health screening and quarantine. Special quarantine measures apply for passengers for cultural or sport events. Any other individual exemption requires prior permission.

·         Everybody entering Hungary may be subject to the health screening and quarantine.

 

·      Any other individual exemption requires prior permission.

1)      Egyptians with residence / work permits in Hungary ONLY with online permits from Hungary

police department website:(https://ugyintezes.police.hu/ugyinditas-ellenorzes) prior the flights

 

 

OR Egyptian with Hungarian spouse onboard (most of Egyptian passengers have return tickets (one way) so kindly ask counters staff to pay more attention to Egyptian passengers and to be sure that they have Online permission , otherwise they do not accept passenger if he/she do not have this permission).

2)      Egyptian member of European family traveling could enter without permission (Travelling together in the same flight)

3)      Transfer passengers are welcomed only at the airport and they will not be allowed to travel on the ground mean of transportations.

·         All passengers have to  wear Face Mask during check-in and on board A/C and during arrival procedures in BUD.

·         A health form should be filled by passengers travelling Hungary via: https://www.bud.hu/file/documents/3/3585/quarantine_form_eng.pdf and to hand it over to authority personnel when checked at the border.

PCR / QUARANTINE

·14 days quarantine is mandatory, which can be released after two negative PCR test 48 hours
apart
14RUSSIAEffective from 04/09/2020:

·         Passengers are not allowed to enter Russian Federation This doesn’t apply to :

·         Nationals of Russian Federation and their family members.

·         Permanent residents of the Russian Federation.

·         British nationals and residents of the united kingdom if arriving from the United Kingdom.

·         Nationals and residents of Egypt if arriving from EGYPT.

·         Nationals and residents of Maldives if arriving from Maldives.

·         Nationals and residents of Switzerland if arriving from Switzerland.

·         Nationals and residents of Tanzania if arriving from Tanzania.

·         Nationals and residents of Turkey if arriving from Turkey.

·         Nationals and residents of UAE if arriving from UAE.

·         Nationals and residents of Belarus if arriving from Belarus.

·         Nationals and residents of Kazakhstan if arriving from Kazakhstan.

·         Nationals and residents of Korea (Rep.) if arriving from Korea Republic.

·         Nationals and residents of Kyrgyzstan if arriving from Kyrgyzstan.

 

 

·         Until 31st October 2020 participants, Press and honored guests of the Formula 1 FIA Race in Sochi.

PCR:

·         Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most of 72 hours before arrival. The medical certificate must be issued in Russian or in English. A notarized translation to Russian is accepted. (This is not apply to nationals of Russian Federation.)

·         Passengers transiting the Russian Federation must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.(This is doesn’t apply to nationals of Russian federation.)

·         QUARANTINE: No quarantine is required.

15SPAINEffective from 21 June 2020, a health passenger locator form to be filled out by passengers arriving from Egypt to Spain online at www.spth.gob.es

·         All passengers originating from any airport located outside Spanish territory must complete a public health form called “Sanitary control form”, the passenger will obtain a QR code associated with their trip, which must be presented upon arrival in Spain.

·         Spanish nationalities or residents, cross border workers, health professionals, others accrediting by documents causes of force majeure are accepted to enter Spain from Egypt

·         PCR: No PCR is required.

·         QUARANTINE: No quarantine is required upon arrival.

16UKRAINE·         Till 28th September 2020, all foreigners are prohibited to enter Ukraine, except for the following categories:

1-  Spouses or children of Ukrainian citizens

2-  Foreigners with Ukrainian temporary or permanent residency permits 3- Patients who come to Ukraine for medical treatment

4- Transit passengers who can confirm that they will leave the country in under two days 5- Members of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited in Ukraine 6- Foreigners with work permits

7- Airline and freight crew

·         Countries divided to green and red zones “Egypt is green”.

·         Restrictions for those coming from red zone 14 days isolation with special app, from green only insurance covering COVID is needed.

 

 

·         To avoid 14 days isolation passenger may do test (at own cost) is a specific way that will authorize it in app.

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  • Far EAST

 

No.CountryInstructions & Restrictions
1CHINA·      All passengers travel to China must provide a negative PCR certificate on board. according to the new instructions as follows:-

1-  All passengers travel to China must take a PRC tests within 3 days before boarding. The test should be taken in hospital or laboratory designated or approved by Chinese Embassy in the origin country.

2-  Chinese passengers should use the international version of the epidemic prevention health code app to take photos and upload the negative PCR certificate.(using the international version of the health QR code mini program on WECHAT)

3-   Passengers of foreign nationality shall apply to the Chinese Embassy or Consulate for a declaration of health status with a negative PCR certificate

4-    The airline is responsible for checking the health status and health codes declaration before boarding. Passengers who do not meet the relevant requirements will not allow boarding the aircraft. All airlines should strictly process the inspection procedures.

5-  Passengers who provide false certificates and information shall bear corresponding legal liabilities 6- The Chinese Embassy will carefully evaluate the PCR testing capabilities of the host country and

issue specific implementation measures when conditions are met.

1- Hong Kong:

·      All non-Hong Kong residents coming from overseas countries will be denied entry to Hong Kong.

·      All non-Hong Kong residents coming from mainland China, Macau, Taiwan will be subject to 14 days compulsory quarantine after entering Hong Kong.

·         All passengers are required to fill in an Electronic Health & Quarantine Declaration Form online and scan QR code before entering Hong Kong. (The scanned QR code is valid for 48 hours)

·         The 72 hours for PCR is counted from the scheduled time of departure of the flight which will be landing Hong Kong. For travellers who take a transit flight, for example, from India -> Malaysia -> Hong Kong, the 72 hours will be counted from the scheduled time of departure of the flight (from Malaysia to Hong Kong) (time difference is considered).

2- Hangzhou:

 

 

·         Effective from 06/10/2020, all operations to / from Hangzhou will be resumed.

·      Arrival passengers will have mandatory COVID19 virus tested and 14 days quarantine in dedicated hotel and all cost will be beared by passengers themselves.

·      All onboard passengers should have temperature tested, passengers with temperature 37.2 or above should be denied boarding.

·      Long distance flight should perform temperature test for two times during journey, first is before boarding and second is before arriving.

·      Once found passengers with temperature 37.2 or above, they should be separated with other passengers and inform arrival station Once after door open on ground.

·      All crew members should wear facial masks and gloves all the time during flight.

·      HGH will not accept crew entry, all crew members should take original flight back.

·      Aboard tourism has been closed due to the pandemic.

PCR:

·         Chinese passengers: taking a flight home must upload negative nucleic acid tests results via a health mini program on We Chat (the most famous media platform run by china, The government has updated the app. Now most of the countries can upload the PCR report on the app now. Airlines must check the ‘HS’ green code at the check-in counter and the transfer counter for the Chinese citizens. Please make sure the code must be shown on the APP and not a screen cut. If the customs in CAN found any passenger arrived without the green code, airlines will take all the responsible for it.

·         Foreign passengers: Health declaration form is requested from the foreigners travel to China. The foreigners who travel to China must make the PCR 3 days before travel and send to the Chinese embassy for applying this form. The foreign passengers must carry this letter and the PCR negative report and show to the check-in counter when they check-in. The airlines will take all the responsible to make sure all foreign passengers  must carry these documents when get on board

·         Any passenger arriving without a valid health document (Nucleic acid test) will not be permitted Entry to china mainland

·         QUARANTINE:

·         Foreign Passengers : can enter Guangzhou with 14 days quarantine on passenger expense

·         Chinese passenger : Are allowed to enter China with 14 days quarantine with below instructions:

 

 

1.      Register and sign up the Chinese epidemic control APP with fully reports for 14 days data and movement before departure (with code to be scanned) for more information refer to Circular no. 129 (I) / 2020 dated 12jul2020

2.      If all 14 days have been reported and confirmed by government in China there’s a “green” screen will be shown on the APP,(all the data are linked up with the civil authority system in China directly)

3- Guangzhou:

·         All visa for foreign and residence before 28 Mar 2020 is suspended till further notice, visa issued from Chinese embassy after 28th March 2020 can enter Guangzhou.

·         All airlines before the departure have to apply below procedures :

·         Collect all the data (PRE API) of all the passengers before departure from overseas offices. e.g. nationality, DOB, passport details, contact and address in china and the flight date and to be sent to the Following emails (Guangzhou_kk@egyptair.com and kyle.yin@egyptair.cc )

·         Reconfirm after departure all data collected with the API data

·         Airline station in china have to combine all the data between API and Pre API and send to custom and immigration through the internal web site within 30 minutes after departure of the flight from.

·         Health deceleration form to be filled by the passengers

PCR:

·         Chinese passengers: taking a flight home must upload negative nucleic acid tests results via a health mini program on We Chat (the most famous media platform run by china, The government has updated the app. Now most of the countries can upload the PCR report on the app now. Airlines must check the ‘HS’ green code at the check-in counter and the transfer counter for the Chinese citizens. Please make sure the code must be shown on the APP and not a screen cut. If the customs in CAN found any passenger arrived without the green code, airlines will take all the responsible for it.

·         Foreign passengers: Health declaration form is requested from the foreigners travel to China. The foreigners who travel to China must make the PCR 3 days before travel and send to the Chinese embassy for applying this form. The foreign passengers must carry this letter and the PCR negative report and show to the check-in counter when they check-in. The airlines will take all the responsible to make sure all foreign passengers must carry these documents when get on board

·         Any passenger arriving without a valid health document (Nucleic acid test) will not be permitted Entry to china mainland

·         QUARANTINE:

·         Foreign Passengers : can enter Guangzhou with 14 days quarantine on passenger expense

 

·         Chinese passenger : Are allowed to enter China with 14 days quarantine with below instructions:

3.      Register and sign up the Chinese epidemic control APP with fully reports for 14 days data and movement before departure (with code to be scanned) for more information refer to Circular no. 129 (I) / 2020 dated 12jul2020

4.      If all 14 days have been reported and confirmed by government in China there’s a “green” screen will be shown on the APP,(all the data are linked up with the civil authority system in China directly)

4- Beijing:

·      Only Chinese nationality and holders of diplomatic passports (with pre approval from Chinese ministry of foreign affairs ) are allowed to enter to Beijing

·      All residence permits and visas issued before 28 March are regarded as cancelled and our passenger must check the nearest Chinese embassy or consulate for new visa

·      Visas issued after 28 march can enter Beijing.

·      Face mask and gloves are a must and protective Suit is preferable for crew on board.

·      All passengers are temperature screened and PCR test is mandatory before arrival to Beijing.

·      As per civil aviation only one flight is allowed to china mainland every week, 05 COVID-19 cases will suspend Flight for a week, And more then 10 for a month Moreover frequency will improve after 03 weeks depending on the situation

·      Beijing is not the first point of entry Flight from Cairo Will be diverted to alternative to finish PCR and health Formalities

·    PCR: is required to enter Beijing valid for 03 days From date of issue

·    QUARANTINE: 14 days quarantine is mandatory for all kinds of passengers in designated hotels by the Chinese authorities on passenger expense.

2JAPANTill further notice, Foreigner passengers are not allowed to enter Japan from 129 countries (including EGYPT)

·    PCR: PCR test examined upon arrival for all Passengers/Crew.

3THAILANDEffective from 02/07/2020 till 31/10/2020,

according to the latest notification of the civil aviation authority of Thailand, permit for passenger aircraft will be given for flying over, flying into or out of, and taking off or landing at an international airport in Thailand only if the passengers or persons on board are one of the following categories:

Ø  Thai nationals

Ø  Persons with exemption or persons being considered, permitted or invited by the Prime Minister, or the head of responsible persons accountable for resolving state of emergency issues to enter

 

 

the Kingdom, pertaining to necessity. Such consideration, permission or invitation may be subject to specified conditions and time limits.

Ø  Persons on diplomatic or consular missions or under International organizations, or representatives of foreign government performing their duties in the Kingdom, or persons of other international agencies as permitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs pertaining to necessity, including their spouse, parents, or children.

Ø  Carriers of necessary goods, subject to immediate return after completion.

Ø  Crew members who are required to travel into the Kingdom on a mission, and have a specified date and time for return

Ø  Non-Thai nationals who are a spouse, parents, or children of a Thai national.

Ø  Non-Thai nationals who hold a valid certificate of permanent residency in the Kingdom, or permission to take up residence in the Kingdom

Ø  Non-Thai nationals who have work permit or have been granted permission from government agencies to work in the Kingdom, including their spouse or children.

Ø  Non-Thai nationals who are students of educational institutions approved by Thai authorities, including the parents or guardians of the students, except for students of non-formal educational institutions under the law on Private schools and of other similar private educational institutions

Ø  Non-Thai nationals who are in need of medical treatment in Thailand, and their attendants. However, this shall not include medical treatment for COVID–19

Ø  Non-Thai nationals who are permitted to enter the Kingdom under a special arrangement with a foreign country.

·         To enter the Kingdom, the persons above shall comply with Disease Prevention Measures for the Persons Entering the Kingdom to Prevent the Spread of the COVID-19 Disease Annexed to the Order of the Centre for the Administration of the Situation due to the Outbreak of the Communicable Disease Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) No. 7/2563 Issued on 30 June B.E. 2563 (2020).

·         Airlines are responsible to check that the passengers must full fill documentation requirements , such as certification of entry , COVID-19 free certificated with PCR test insurance policy covering expense on quarantine or medical care in Thailand without the proper documents the boarding must be denied .

·         Passengers or remissible persons will also be subject to disease control measures applicable at the airport of arrival which may be varied according to the seriousness of the situation

 

 

·         The immigration officers have the power to deny the entry of non –Thai nationals who have been tested positive for COVID-19 or under the suspicion of being infected or who refused to undergo

such a test  .

4INDIATill 31/10/2020, All international Passenger flights to / from India are suspended.

All travelers should submit self-declaration form on the online portal ( www.newdelhiairport.in) at least 72 hours before the scheduled travel and all passengers need to show acknowledgment of submitting online health form upon arrival at Bombay .

·         QUARANTINE / PCR:

·         Staring from 08th Aug, 2020 all passengers travelling to India they are required to have PCR (COVID-19 Negative Test) 96 hours prior to the flight and if PCR is not available with the

passengers, they should arrange/have Hotel booking for 07 Days on their own cost.

 

 

5-  CANADA & AMERICA

 

No.CountryInstructions & Restrictions
1CANADAAny foreign national (not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident) is not allowed to enter Canada.

Air Exceptions for foreign nationals seeking entry into Canada made under emergency orders pursuant to the Quarantine Act :

·         an immediate family member of a Canadian citizen or of a permanent resident which includes: spouse or common-law partner of the person; a dependent child of the person or the person’s spouse or common-law partner; a dependent child of a dependent child of the person or of the person’s spouse or common-law partner; the parent or step-parent of the person or person’s spouse or common law partner; or the guardian or tutor of the person;

·         a person authorized in writing by an officer designated under subsection 6(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, to enter Canada for the purpose of reuniting with immediate family members;

·         a person who seeks to enter Canada to take up post as a diplomat, consular officer, representative or official of a country other than Canada, of the United Nations or any of its agencies or of any intergovernmental organization of which Canada is a member, and the immediate family members

of that person;

 

 

·         a person who arrives at a Canadian airport aboard a commercial passenger conveyance and who is transiting to a country other than Canada and remains in a sterile transit area within the meaning of section 2 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations;

·         a crew member as defined in subsection 101.01(1) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member;

·         a member of a crew as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member;

·         a person who is exempt from the requirements to obtain a temporary resident visa under paragraph 190 (2)(a) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, and the immediate family members of that person;

·         a person who seeks to enter Canada at the invitation of the Minister of Health for the purpose of assisting in the COVID-19 response;

·         a person who arrives by any means of conveyance operated by Canadian Forces or the Department of National Defence

·         a member of the Canadian Forces or a visiting force, as defined in section 2 of the Visiting Forces Act, and the immediate family members of that member;

·         a French citizen who resides in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon who has been only in Saint-Pierre-et- Miquelon, the United States or Canada during the period of 14 days before they arrived in Canada;

·         a person or class of persons who, in the opinion of the Chief Public Health Officer, appointed under subsection 6 (1) of the Public Health Agency of Canada Act, does not pose a risk of significant harm to public health or who will provide an essential service while in Canada; a person whose presence in Canada, in the opinion of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration or the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is in the national interest; the holder of a valid work permit or study permit, as defined under section 2 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations;

·         a person whose application for a work permit was approved under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and who has received written notice of the approval, but who has not yet been issued the permit;

·         a person whose application for a study permit was approved under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, and who received written notice of the approval before noon, Eastern Daylight Time on March 18, 2020, but who has not yet been issued the permit;

·         a person permitted to work in Canada as a student in a health field under paragraph 186(p) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations;

 

·         a person permitted to work in Canada as a provider of emergency services under paragraph186(t) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations;

·         a licensed health care professional with proof of employment in Canada;

·         a person who seeks to enter Canada for the purpose of delivering, maintaining, or repairing medically-necessary equipment or devices;

·         a person who seeks to enter Canada for the purpose of making medical deliveries of cells, blood and blood products, tissues, organs or other body parts, that are required for patient care in Canada during or within a reasonable period of time after the expiry of the Order;

·         a person whose application for permanent residence was approved under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, and who received written notice of the approval before noon, Eastern Daylight Time on March 18, 2020, but who has not yet become a permanent resident under that Act;

·         a worker in the marine transportation sector who is essential for the movement of goods by vessel, as defined in section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and who seeks to enter Canada for the purpose of performing their duties in that sector.

·         All travelers, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, showing symptoms are prohibited from entering the country by air, but may be allowed to enter by land, rail or sea, where available. Those entering must seek immediate medical attention and undergo quarantine.

·         Face mask is mandatory starting from the airport entrance and during the flight.

·         Final decision of accepting passengers onboard is subjected to the approval of the Canadian Boarder Service Agency.

·         All passengers travelling to Canada are required to download (Arrive CAN) application to provide specific information upon entry into Canada, including providing an appropriate 14 day quarantine plan, contact information, and updates on symptoms through self-assessment.(within 48 hours before arriving in Canada)

·    QUARANTINE: All travelers entering Canada are subject to 14 day quarantine upon arrival. This does not apply to medical or cargo personnel on essential movements.

·    PCR: PCR is not required, unless passenger has been refused to travel by any airline within the last 14 days.

2USA·  US nationals will be allowed to return after ‘appropriate screening’. Those returning from China’s Hubei province are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

·  Entry is suspended for non-US nationals who have been to the following regions in the preceding 14 days: Brazil, Mainland China, Iran, Ireland, the Schengen Area of Europe (Austria, Belgium, Czech

 

 

Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland) and the United Kingdom.(Transit passengers are included)

·  Permanent residents of the US, immediate family members of US citizens and travelers on A-1, A-2, C- 2, C-3, E-1, G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, and NATO-6 visas are exempt from regional restrictions and will be allowed to return.

·  All international travelers who are permitted to enter should expect heightened screening measures and will be asked to self-quarantine for 14 days after their return.

·  Travel between the US and Canada, as well as between the US and Mexico, will remain closed to non- essential travel. ”Essential travel may continue”

·  Passengers holding visa type B1 or B2 or any other type of visa:

The restrictions only pertain to B1 / B2 visa holders that have been present in certain countries in the past 14 days. Those countries include China, Iran, EU/Schengen area, UK, Republic of Ireland, and Brazil. So essentially, if those B1B2 visa holders were NOT present in any of those countries during the 14 days prior to travel to the US, there are no restrictions.

·  Passenger holding EU citizen ( Schengen area )

Again, the restrictions are on where the passenger is coming from, rather than their citizenship in this case. If they hold EU citizenship but have not been present in China, Iran, UK, Republic of Ireland, Brazil or the Schengen regions in the 14 days prior to travel, then there are no restrictions.

·  Passengers coming from china or Iran

Unless they fall under one of the exemptions, they will be refused entry under the Presidential Proclamations if they are coming directly from either country. The exemptions should be listed on the following website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers

·         Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from Egypt Dogs from Egypt may be imported only with CDC’s advance written approval, including dogs imported from a third-party country if they lived in the other country for less than 6 months. For more information: CDCanimalimports@cdc.gov

Washington:

·    QUARANTINE: No quarantine is required.

NOTE:

  • The above mentioned information is subjected to continuous changes according to the updates
  • You are highly recommended to check the latest instruction for each country via