Which coronatest is needed for Egypt?
Holidays Egypt Coronatest
Om naar Egypte te reizen is een negatieve PCR-test met reiscertificaat (non COVID verklaring) verplicht. De test en het certificaat mogen daarbij niet ouder zijn dan 72 uur voor aankomst. Deze regels gelden niet als u twee coronavaccinaties heeft gehad. Let op! De CoronaCheck-app is niet geldig in Egypte. Het is daarom van belang dat de testuitslag of het vaccinatiebewijs word uitgeprint.
Age limit coronatest Egypt
The above rules apply to all foreign travellers aged 6 years and over.
Locations PCR test with travel certificate Egypt
Travel advice abroad
Do you want to go on holiday to Egypt? Then it's mandatory to show a negative corona test result. Testservice offers corona tests, including a recognized travel certificate. Our tests are officially approved and validated by RIVM. Make an appointment now at one of our test locations!
The situation regarding entry restrictions to Egypt and additional requirements change regularly. You can find an up-to-date overview of all measures and requirements at The Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On holiday to Egypt in 2021
Egypt is mainly known for its rich history. You will find pyramids, ruins and royal tombs, such as those of Tutankhamun and Ramses. The country is also known for its spices, beautiful beaches and the longest river in the world: the Nile. Many tourists come to Egypt for a beach holiday, a diving trip or a Nile cruise. The seaside resorts of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh are particularly popular with Western travellers, but Cairo, Luxor, the pyramids of Giza, Dahab, Salah El-Din Citadel and Makadi Bay are also popular places to visit.
All about the travel certificate
If you have a negative PCR test result, you will receive an international travel certificate from us. With this certificate you can then travel to Egypt. The document will be checked on five points:
- Type of test: in our case it is the 'PCR'.
- Test result: Must be negative
- First name and surname: according to passport
- Date and time of test
- Details of the institute or laboratory that administered the test
What's a coronagraph?
A coronate test is a test that can show whether a person is infected with the COVID-19 virus. Testservice offers different types of coronate tests, such as a antigen rapid test and a PCR test. An antigen rapid test gives the result within 15 minutes, so you know immediately if you are infected with the virus at that moment. The result of a PCR test takes a maximum of 24 hours, but is more accurate. The antigen rapid test is in many cases not suitable to travel with.
The antigen rapid test and the PCR test (including travel certificate) can both be taken at one of our five testing locations. Book Here you can easily make an appointment for the date you want.
Cost of PCR test for travel to Egypt
The costs for a PCR test are €99,- Are you tested before 13:00? Then you will receive the result the same day. If you are tested after 13:00 hrs, you will receive the result 24 hours later at the latest. The PCR test includes an internationally recognized travel certificate.