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Prepare for a safe and comfortable journey by checking country health requirements for COVID-19 It is your responsibility to ensure that you travel with the correct health documentation as failure to do so might result in denied boarding.

Travel to Czech Republic

There are restrictions on the passengers who can enter Czech Republic at this time. Please check the requirements before you travel.
It is the responsibility of the passenger to make sure of any changes to the travel and return policy of Czech Republic through the official sources and websites previously mentioned before planning travel.

 

Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic (as of October 27th, 2021)please check PDF 
- citizens of Czechia and foreign nationals with residence permit issued by Czechia
- citizens of EU+ and foreign nationals with long-term or permanent residence permit issued by EU+

 

Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic (as of October 27th, 2021) please check PDF 
- 3rd-country nationals who do not have any residence permit issued by Czechia or long-term or permanent residence permit issued by other EU+ country
- 3rd-country nationals who have a short-term visa issued by Czechia before 11th May 2020 or short-term or long-term visa issued by other EU+ country

 

The current rules of return to the Czech Republic for CZ, EU citizens:

  • All persons returning from abroad to the Czech Republic, with the exception of children under the age of 12, are required to fill in an arrival form.
  • 2) People who have been fully vaccinated, people who have had a COVID-19* and children under the age of 12 do not need to take tests.
    3) All other persons are required to pass tests to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2.

 With a high risk of infection COVID-19 (red color) or with a very high risk of infection (dark red color)

Before entering the Czech Republic by public transport (especially by plane, train, bus), passengers must have a written confirmation from the health service provider about a negative result of the RT-PCR test (max. 72 hours from collection). In the case of citizens of the Czech Republic and their accompanying family members with a temporary residence permit issued in the Czech Republic, European Union citizens with a issued certificate of temporary residence in the Czech Republic, or foreigners with a permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic issued by the Czech Republic before entering the territory of the Czech Republic by public transport may also have a negative result of the antigen test (max. 48 hours from collection). Carriers will not allow carriage for passengers who do not submit a SARS-CoV-2 test and arrival form.



After entering the territory of the Czech Republic, everyone is obliged to undergo an RT-PCR test to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus between the 5th and 7th day. Until the negative result of the RT-PCR test, arrivals everywhere away from home must wear a respirator or similar respiratory protection (without exhalation valve) meeting at least all technical conditions and requirements (for the product), including filtration efficiency of at least 94% according to relevant standards (eg FFP2, CN 95).

 

EXCEPTIONS FOR:

I)  Vaccinated persons:

1) persons who prove themselves by a national certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 issued in accordance with the EU Regulation on the EU digital certificate COVID, provided that vaccination has elapsed at least 14 days after completion of the vaccination schedule and who do not show any symptoms of COVID-19.

2) a national certificate of completed vaccination, ie a written certificate issued at least in English by an authorized body operating in a third country, or a certificate of completed vaccination issued by an authorized body operating in a third country for which an implementing act has been adopted under the EU Digital Certificate Regulation that the person has been vaccinated with an EMA registered medicinal product or a WHO approved medicinal product for emergency use (the list of products is published on the website) The written confirmation must contain the relevant data and it must be possible to verify by remote access directly from the written confirmation.

Vaccinated persons according to the above definition have an exception from the tests, the obligation of the arrival form remains!

 

  1. II) *Persons with a history of Covid-19 disease, ie a person in whom at least 11 days, but not more than 180 days, has elapsed since the first positive result of the RT-PCR test for the presence of SARSCoV-2 virus, which is demonstrated:
  2. a) the COVID-19 disease certificate issued in accordance with the EU regulation on the digital COVID certificate remains the obligation to fill in the arrival form.
  1. b) Pax with a diplomatic note attesting to the isolated isolation due to the Covid -19 disease in the country of departure, with the obligation to fill in an arrival form.

III) Children under the age of 12 do not need to complete an arrival form or undergo an RT-PCR test to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus.

 

OTHER EXCEPTIONS FROM TESTS AND ARRIVAL FORM FOR:

- persons who are authorized to enter the territory of the Czech Republic; who transit within 12 hours via the Czech Republic by land.

If you’re travelling to Egypt, you will need to take a COVID‑19 RT‑PCR test and submit a health declaration form before arrival.

COVID‑19 PCR testing and other entry requirements

All passengers except vaccinated passengers need to carry a printed negative COVID‑19 RT‑PCR test certificate from an accredited lab in English or Arabic for a test taken within 72 hours before the departure of their final direct flight to Egypt. The printed COVID‑19 RT‑PCR test certificate must be original and must be stamped by the laboratory/hospital and contain a clear readable QR code with relevant passenger details. The certificate must also have the following information:

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

Passengers who do not have a stamp and a QR code on their test certificate will deported back to their point of origin.

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

Note: (NAAT COVID, ID NOW, PCR NAA, Antigen test (AG), (IGg,IGm) anti bodies test) tests are not accepted.

All passengers, irrespective of their vaccination status, who have been in or transited/ transferred through Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Bhutan, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela and Vietnam in the past 14 days from the date of arrival in Egypt will be subject to an "ID Now COVID‑19 test" on arrival in Egypt. Now testing will be borne by the passenger and has to be paid upon arrival in Egypt. Passengers with a positive COVID‑19 ID Now test result will perform another COVID‑19 PCR test and will remain at the airport until the test result is received. In case the second test result is also returned positive, the passenger will then be transferred to a government hospital and standard COVID‑19 protocols will be applicable.

All passengers from Canada, Australia, South Korea, Japan, China, Thailand, New Zealand, North America and South America, who are transiting through London Heathrow, Paris, Rome and Frankfurt may present a COVID‑19 PCR test certificate for a test taken no more than 96 hours before their arrival in Egypt.

Once the passenger departs Egypt, the COVID‑19 PCR certificate will be considered expired and not valid for a return flight to Egypt (the certificate cannot be reused).

Required forms

All passengers must complete a health declaration form that will be provided on board the aircraft or at Airport. Forms are also available from Egyptian tourism companies and their international counterparts.

Exemptions

Children below 6 years old are exempted from the negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate requirement.

Vaccinated Passengers:

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

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

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

Other information

Passengers arriving from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Malaysia, Madagascar and Yemen need to submit an international vaccine certificate of Polio IPV vaccine through injections taken 4 days before arrival or 12 months at most. Passengers arriving from Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa, Chad, Congo Republic – Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote D Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Islamic Republic of Iran, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan and Togo need to submit an information form of vaccination of Polio through injections before arriving to Egypt form taken within 4 weeks to 12 months. Above is applicable for passengers arriving to Egypt directly from the mentioned countries or via transit and will be effective immediately regardless the age of the traveler. Exception: Egyptian nationals may travel to Cairo without the polio vaccine, provided they take the vaccine on arrival in Cairo.

There are restrictions on the passengers who can enter Germany at this time. Please check the requirements before you travel.

Please check the official website for more information on the foregoing obligations, exemptions and requirements regarding the relevant proofs to travel from Egypt.

As for the general obligations please check the latest update here.

*Vaccinated Passengers:

Passenger is considered fully vaccinated under the following conditions:

1- The vaccine must be listed on the website of the PAUL-EHRLICH-Institute.

2- The passenger must have received the complete dose of the vaccine that is required for complete protection against COVID-19.

3- At least 14 days have passed since the last dose of vaccine except for recovered passenger.

4- Passenger is citizen of state whose entry requirements are not subject to reciprocity. Reciprocity reservations currently exist for following state; China.

5- The passenger has not stayed in VOC during the last 10 days.

Proof of immunization

*Passenger must have a digital COVID certificate of European union (EU-DCC) or equivalent proof of vaccination before departure of the flight.

*The accepted languages of the certificate of the vaccine are (English, German, Italian, French or Spanish)

*The certificate of vaccination must contain

1-Personal data of the vaccinated person (first name, last name, and date of birth).

2-Date of vaccination.

3-Number of doses of the vaccine.

4-Name of the vaccine.

5-Name of the disease against which the vaccine was received.

6-An indication to the institute responsible for the vaccine.

Entry of Germany is permitted from third countries who have imperative need to travel which are:

1-EU citizens and third countries who have the right of residence in Germany.

2-Healthcare workers.

3-Skilled and highly qualified foreign workers if their employment is important.

4-Seasonal workers in agriculture.

5-Freight transport.

6-Seafarers.

7-Forgien student, trainee, and volunteer.

8-Persons in need of international protection.

9-Ethenic German settlers.

10-Persons who are immigrating to Germany in purpose of joining their families or for short family visits of core family members (husband, wife, minor children, parents of minor children) or unmarried partners in relationship with German citizenship, EU citizenship, or third countries with right residence in Germany or joint short-term visit of couples who residing together in third country for important reason

11-Passengers in transit.

 

*Conditions for passengers who will be in transit:

1-Time spent in Germany is limited to the duration of direct transit to the destination state.

2-The third country passenger is allowed to enter their destination state.

3-The third country is not designated as an area of variants of concern.

Exemptions

THE RESTRICTIONS DO NOT APPLY TO:

1-German citizens.

2-Passengers who have resided and last stayed in the following countries and regions: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Honk Kong, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon Macao, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine.

4-Children who are under 12 if accompanied by at least one fully vaccinated parent.

There are restrictions on the passengers who can enter Italy at this time. Please check the requirements before you travel.

For the general obligations please check the latest update here. It is the responsibility of the passenger to make sure of any changes to the travel and return policy of Italy through the official sources and websites before planning travel.

From Egypt to Italy

All passengers arriving from Egypt:

- MUST make a quick swab 48 hours before departure (also Green Pass holders) including children from 6 years old MUST carry out registration on the following link.
- On arrival in Italy MUST observe 10 days quarantine and carry out a follow-up test at the end.

 From Italy to Egypt

All passengers leaving on our flights from Italy to Egypt will have to introduce to the boarding
one of the following documents:

  • GREEN PASS CERTIFICATION: is accepted only if the cycle of the two doses has been completed, and only if 15 days have elapsed from the date of administration of the second dose to the date of departure.
  • GREEN PASS HOLDERS FOR COVID HEALING: MUST carry out COVID-19 PCR QR-CODE TEST 72 hours before departure. 
  • NON VACCINATED passengers MUST hold a COVID-19 PCR TEST 72 hours before departure.
  • Swab is also required for children from the age of 6.
  • All result of PCR TEST MUST necessarily has QR-CODE.

All the above documentation must be shown in paper form at check-in desks.
Also GREEN PASS must be printed in all its parts (not only the QR-CODE)

There are restrictions on the passengers who can enter Jordan at this time. Please check the requirements before you travel.

Kindly note that with reference to the instructions received by the Jordanian authorities regarding transit tourism and regarding the issue of issuing a QR Code for travelers coming to it, it has been decided: Not allowing any passenger traveling to Saudi territory via Jordan (transit), whether they are holders of a residence permit or a new work visa that does not hold (QR Code type of travel, transit tourism) from entering Jordan as of October 18, 2021.

Traveling to Aqba :

Acceptance of all forms of labor travel by Air to Aqaba (first-time contracts - permits - vacations) is suspended, and its transportation by ferries is restricted to the Nuweibaa Aqaba itinerary only, starting from 1/12/2021, with the exception of travelers with high professions such as the Engineer, Doctor and Businessmen, Tourism, Conferences, Invitations, Private and Official visits.

Also the previous instructions regarding travel to Queen Alia International Airport (Amman) will continue to be applied.

As for those coming from Jordan, they can travel by air.

There are restrictions on the passengers who can enter Kuwait at this time. Please check the requirements before you travel.

Travel eligibility

The below categories of passengers may enter Kuwait:

First: - Vaccinated Passengers:

  • Those who vaccinated with approved vaccines in the state of Kuwait: -

     - Pfizer BioNTech vaccine (two doses).

     - AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine (two doses).

     - Moderna vaccine (two doses).

     - Johnson & Johnson vaccine (one dose).

  • In addition to the above vaccinated passengers, those who received two doses of one of the unapproved vaccines in the state of Kuwait (Sino pharm – Sinovac - Sputnik) must receive at least one additional dose of one of the approved vaccines in the state of Kuwait.

Second: Proof of immunization: -

  • Immunized in the state of Kuwait:

Must proof immunization upon arrival to the country through (Immune or Kuwait mobile ID or Kuwait-Mosafer).

  • Immunized outside the state of Kuwait:

Immunization to be proven by presenting vaccination certificate includes the following:

  • Name matching to travel passport.
  • Type of vaccination received.
  • Date of doses taken.
  • Name of vaccine agency.
  • Electronic Readable QR code. If no QR code is available, then vaccination certificate must be uploaded through Ministry of Health website for authentication.

Third: Domestic worker: -  Non-immunized domestic workers can be recruited as listed in the above Item (FIRST) by registration in (Bilsalamah) platform.

There are restrictions on the passengers who can enter Qatar at this time. Please check the requirements before you travel.

For the general obligations please check the latest update here It is the responsibility of the passenger to make sure of any changes to the travel and return policy of the State of Qatar through the official sources and websites previously mentioned before planning travel.

General policy:

  1. The State of Qatar replaced the current classification of countries with two new lists (green and red) and added to them a secondary list that includes the exceptional red countries, based on indicators of international and local health risks.
  2. Citizens and residents can travel abroad at any time, provided that they adhere to the travel and return policy upon returning to the country.
  3. The Ministry of Public Health advises citizens and residents to adhere to the COVID-19 health measures applied in the country of destination.
  4. Travelers are responsible for finding out about any changes to the travel and return policy through official sources and websites before planning to travel to Qatar.
  5. Travelers must abide by the procedures in force in the State of Qatar to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
  6. The Ministry of Public Health continuously examines and monitors travelers returning from abroad in order to maintain public health safety, knowing that travelers may be subject to random examination upon arrival in the State of Qatar.​
  7. People should non - residents in the State of Qatar registration through registration platform in advance through the websiteEhteraz  and upload all relevant documents (such as a result of PCR testing, and certification of vaccine, etc.) (before 3) At least days from the time of arrival, bearing in mind that electronic pre-registration is still optional for citizens and residents, and the Ministry of Public Health recommends using the platform in order to facilitate procedures upon arrival in the country.
  8. Passengers must download the “Ehteraz” application and activate it on their mobile phones using a local or international SIM card.
  9. Passengers must sign the acknowledgment and undertaking) form before arriving in the State of Qatar, noting that the form will be available through the official website of the Ministry of Public Health and the official website of the pre-registration platform, through Ehteraz website in addition to the reservation system For airlines, this procedure excludes citizens and residents who are fully immunized inside the State of Qatar coming from one of the Green List countries.​
  10. Passengers must take a PCR test at a medical center approved by the Ministry of Public Health in the country of arrival, provided that the result is negative, and the test is valid for (72) hours from the expected date of arrival in the State of Qatar (please see the policy on PCR examinations) for detailed instructions).
  11. Travelers should see the quarantine policy for detailed instructions according to the classification of the country of arrival.
  12. In the case of home quarantine, the accommodation conditions must be appropriate, and in the event that the accommodation does not comply with the conditions mentioned in the undertaking, the traveler must book a hotel quarantine package through the Discover Qatar website before traveling to Qatar.
  13. Travelers coming to the State of Qatar should go to the Covid-19 test clinic at the port of arrival in the event that any symptoms related to Covid-19 appear, while taking the necessary isolation measures.
  14. These policies apply to arrivals through all ports of the country.
  15. Below is a list of licensed and conditionally approved vaccines by the Ministry of Public Health:

Licensed Vaccines

Conditionally Approved Vaccines

  • Pfizer / Bionic (Comernate) - 2 doses
  • Sinopharm - 2 doses
  • Moderna (Spikefax) - 2 Doses
  • Sinovac - 2 doses
  • AstraZeneca (Coveshield/Oxford/Vaxepheria) - 2 doses
  • ​Sputnik (V) - 2 doses
  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (one dose only)
 

        

  • A positive Serology Antibody test is mandatory before traveling to Qatar for people who have received two doses of one of the conditionally approved vaccines, and 14 days after the second dose, and only in this case will the traveler be considered fully immunized.  
  • Persons who have received two doses of one of the conditionally approved vaccines, followed by one dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and 14 days have passed, will be considered fully immunized.
  • Travelers who are fully immunized outside the country with one of the vaccines licensed by the Ministry of Public Health in the State of Qatar must submit the original vaccine certificate and other supporting documents written in Arabic or English that prove that they have received the vaccine. The following information should be available in the vaccine certificates:
    • The name of the traveler, provided that it matches the passport.
    • Dose dates according to the type of vaccine (one dose for Janssen and two doses for other vaccines).
    • Type/name of the vaccine.
    • Vaccine serial number (if available).

 

Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19:

  1. Citizens and residents in the State of Qatar recovering from Covid-19 infection, or people recovering in any of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and subsequently obtained at least one dose of vaccines licensed by the Ministry of Public Health, and the duration of immunity for a person recovering from the Covid-virus 19 (12) months, starting from the fourteenth (14) day after recovery, or 14 days after receiving the vaccine dose if you recover.
  2. Travelers recovering from COVID-19 in any of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries must submit an official certificate proving their previous infection with the COVID-19 virus and get the vaccine.

There are some restrictions currently in place regarding which travelers may be allowed into Saudi Arabia,so please check the requirements before you travel.

The acceptance of all passengers from all countries who received one dose of the vaccine inside the kingdom, and applying of institutional quarantine for three days starting from Saturday 04/12/2021 at 01:00 am.

For those who didn’t receive the vaccine or received two doses outside the kingdom the institutional quarantine will be applied for five days starting from Wednesday 01/12/2021 then a PCR exam will be done for those who are 18 years old or above starting from the fifth day of quarantine.

Following categories are exempted from the institutional quarantine:

  1. Those who received two doses of vaccine inside the kingdom.
  2. Medical staff.
  3. Teaching staff who received one or two doses of vaccine inside the kingdom

Institutional quarantine for 18 years old and above in each of the following cities:

  • In Jeddah hotels: (hotels: Dalla Jeddah/diwan al Aseel/Lyalay al Zahab)
  • In Riyadh: (hotels: Ahlen hotel)
  • In Yanbu: (Rehana Yanbu)
  • All prices are inclusive (accommodation/transfers from airport to hotel/three meals/2 PCR tests)

quarantine for five days prices

  • Jeddah 1750 Saudi riyals
  • Yanbu 2000 Saudi riyals
  • Riyadh 2100 Saudi riyals

quarantine for three days prices

  • Jeddah 1300 Saudi riyals
  • Yanbu 1550 Saudi riyals
  • Riyadh 1550 Saudi riyals

For more information, please contact your agent or our office in Egypt at (+20226955555 - from 9 am to 5 pm) or send us an e-mail [email protected]

Persons older than 12 years and two months of age entering Slovakia are obliged to:

  • register on  the website  when entering Slovakia at the latest,
  • be able to demonstrate their registration to a member of the Police Force or an employee of the Regional Public Health Authority when entering and during their stay in Slovakia.

The registration duty does not apply to persons transiting through Slovakia.

Persons entering Slovakia by air must also fill in the electronic passenger search form published on the website 

Fully vaccinated persons and registration validity

The following persons are considered to be fully vaccinated:

  1. a person vaccinated with both doses of a two-dose vaccineif at least 14 days passed since receiving the second dose,
  2. a person vaccinated with the first dose of a single-dose vaccineif at least 21 days passed since receiving the first dose,
  3. a person vaccinated with the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccineif at least 14 days passed since receiving the first dose and if vaccination was received within 180 days of overcoming COVID-19.

The registration of a fully vaccinated person is valid for 6 months

The national certificate must bear a stamp of the competent authority of the issuing country or be electronically verifiable and must be issued also in English. A person unable to present such a document is not considered a fully vaccinated person.

 

Quarantine measures

Persons entering Slovakia must undergo isolation in their home environment or a quarantine accommodation facility. Your isolation will end:

  • in the case of an asymptomatic course of isolation by completing its 10th day or
  • by obtaining a negative result from an RT-PCR test for COVID-19. You can take the test on the fifth day of isolation at the earliest.

Isolation of children under the age of twelve and two months terminates (if asymptomatic) by ending the isolation of persons living with them in the same household.

During the period of home isolation, isolation is also obligatory for people living in the same household.

The isolation duty does not apply to:

  1. fully vaccinated persons
  2. persons specified in 6 - 8 of the Decree

Persons over 12 years and two months of age entering Slovakia by air from countries not listed in Annex no. 1 of the Decree must be able to demonstrate, at the request of a member of the Police Force, a negative result of the RT-PCR test for COVID-19 not older than 72 hours. 

Transit through Slovakia

The compulsory registration and isolation do not apply to persons transiting through Slovakia. Those are:

  1. persons and their family members travelling to the country of their residence or nationality
  2. EU citizens and their family members travelling to another EU Member State
  3. other persons who do not meet the conditions set out in point a) or b) upon approval by the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic

 Persons transiting through Slovakia must cross Slovak territory through the so-called “transport corridors” without stopping, except for the necessary refuelling, within eight hours of entering Slovakia.