Egypt Practical Information

Passport
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.

Health
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).
Currency

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

Electricity

220 Volts; 50 Hz

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

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

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