Requirements for entering the Egyptian territory in light of the international epidemiological situation of yellow fever disease:
Vaccination requirements and recommendations for international travelers to enter Egyptian territory with regard to yellow fever, and the update for the year 2022 regarding the requirements of the Arab Republic of Egypt for international travelers (incoming and outgoing) regarding yellow fever disease, knowing that these requirements change according to the international epidemiological situation and risk assessment.
Countries affected by yellow fever:
Africa Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo and Uganda.
Americas Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.
Preventive measures when traveling to countries affected by yellow fever:
Travelers to areas affected by yellow fever are vaccinated ten days before travel, and this vaccination is sufficient for a long-term person life, except for people over the age of 60 years. When traveling to areas affected by yellow fever, it is preferable to re-vaccinate again after ten years of the last vaccination, after examining the traveler’s doctor from the International Vaccination Office and evaluating his health condition and the possibility of vaccinating him. Entry requirements to Egyptian territory for passengers and aircraft crews coming from countries affected by yellow fever disease.
It is necessary to present a valid international vaccination certificate for arriving passengers according to the following:
Areas affected by the risk of yellow fever transmission listed above. Transit passengers arriving from countries not affected by yellow fever, but who have stayed for more than 12 hours in transit within the airport of a country affected by yellow fever.