Egypt Practical Information

Visitors wishing to travel to Egypt are subject to a visa requirement. They must have a valid passport 6 months after the expected return date and a return ticket.

For more information on how to obtain visas and the documents to provide, please contact the egyptian representation closest to your place of residence.

No compulsory vaccination.

Note:A Yellow Fever vaccination is required from those coming from countries with risk of Yellow Fever transmission. The international vaccination certificate can be requested upon arrival at the airport.

Following the global pandemic, Covid measures and tests can be applied from your country of origin and in your country of destination. Please consult your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health.

Driving License
Local and international driving licenses are required.

Jet lag

Egypt Standard Time is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). Egypt is in the Central Africa Time Zone (CAT).

Egypt uses Egyptian pounds (EGP).
1 Euro (€) = 18.66 EGP
1 Dollar (USD) = 15.76 EGP


220 Volts; 50 Hz

Depending on your country of origin, it is recommended to travel with an adapter. More info here.

The official language in Egypt is Arabic.
Most educated Egyptians are fluent in English or French or both, in addition to Arabic.

Egypt Gallery

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