Destination Guidelines

Countries entry regulations are changing frequently. Make sure to review the following requirements for the most recent information before you travel.

Travel to Jordan

Before Travel:

  • All Passengers are required to visit https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo portal prior to departure, complete the required form, and obtain the QR code which is mandatory to be presented prior to boarding and upon arrival.
  • All Passengers must have a negative PCR test that includes a QR Code conducted within 72 hours prior to flight departure.(Only PCR tests from approved labs should be accepted).
  • Children under the age of 5 years are exempted.
  • Proof of health insurance is mandatory for non-Jordanians.

PCR test is mandatory upon arrival:

  • PCR test is mandatory upon arrival for all passengers and each passenger has to register and pay amount of 28 JOD through the https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo portal.

*Children under the age of 5 years are exempted.

Accredited Labs:

  1. Central Laboratories of the Egyptian Ministry of Health.
  2. Reference Labs (Ain Shams Hospital).
  3. AlBorg Labs.
  4. Almokhtabar Labs.

The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.


Travel to Saudi Arabia

Before arrival:

  • A non-Saudi traveler aged (8) years and over presents a PCR test certificate that includes a QR Code with a negative result that proves that he is not infected with the emerging coronavirus, provided that the duration of the certificate submitted does not exceed (72) hours from the time of sample collection.
  • The non-Saudi traveler registers on the electronic platforms as follows:
    • Visitor: To register at the (Qoodoom) platform before departing to the Kingdom.
    • Resident: In the event of obtaining vaccinations outside the Kingdom, this is registered through the platform of the Ministry of Health (the external portal for vaccinations), and in the event that the health status is not modified in the (Tawakkalna) application, the registration is done through the Qoodoom platform.

Upon arrival:

  • All those coming to the Kingdom through the ports are assured of registering in the Tawakkalna application (upon reaching the approved shelters for those who are institutionally quarantined) and within 8 hours of reaching the home quarantine to enable the health authority to follow up and monitor people while they are in the home or institutional quarantine.

Coming to the Kingdom from abroad through the air ports

  • (A) Those coming into the Kingdom from abroad are dealt with through the air ports as follows:

Those under the age of eight are dealt with as follows:

  • Being quarantined at home
  • The quarantine ends 48 hours after arriving in the Kingdom.

*Corona test is not required for this age group.

The immunized arrivals of the citizens

They do not have to do a corona test after arrival or quarantine upon arrival

Immigrants who are not citizens

Submit proof that he is free of infection with the virus, and the Kingdom shall not exceed 72 hours before the date of departure

The unvaccinated:

The first category includes:

  • Male and female citizens, the female citizen’s wife and mother, the female citizen’s husband and mother, the male and female sons and daughters and domestic workers unvaccinated wife and domestic workers accompanying a non-vaccinated resident
  • The escort of the prisoner (citizen and resident) under the age of 18
  • Children under the age of 18 who are unaccompanied children of residents
  • Children under the age of 18 of health practitioners working in government sectors who are not accompanied by their parents
  • Health practitioners working in government health sectors and their companions, including those under 18 years of age.
  • Those who hold a diplomatic visa, diplomats and their families residing with them and the accompanying domestic workers
  • Air navigation crews.
  • official delegations
  • Who is involved in health supply chains.

They are dealt with as follows:

  • Provide proof that he is free of infection with the virus The Kingdom does not exceed 72 hours before the date of departure, except for citizens
  • A corona test must be done within 48 hours of arriving in the Kingdom
  • The quarantine should be at home (with the exception of when the house is not suitable, according to the exceptions below, then the quarantine is done in a private institution)
  • The quarantine ends with the issuance of a result that proves that they are not infected with the virus

The second category: non-citizens who are not included in the first category

They are treated as follows:

  • Submit proof that he is free of infection with the virus, and the Kingdom shall not exceed 72 hours before the date of departure
  • The institutional quarantine is applied in a private facility to those coming from outside the Kingdom at the traveler’s expense, starting from the time of arrival at the institutional quarantine headquarters designated for them.

The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.


Travel to Kuwait

All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result at the time of check-in, taken within 72 hours of flight arrival time. The certificate must be from one of the approved laboratories with a QR code.

As of Sunday, December 26,2021. Travelers must present certificate showing a negative result from a PCR taken 48hrs to traveling.

Travelers must home quarantine for the duration of 10 days upon arrival, with the possibility of ending quarantine after receiving a negative PCR result taken at least 72hrs upon arrival.

Passengers who received two doses of unapproved vaccines (Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik) must receive at least an additional dose of one of the accredited vaccines to enjoy the benefit of travelers in immune category.

Accredited covid-19 vaccines:

  • Pfizer BioNTech vaccine (two doses)
  • AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine (two doses)
  • Moderna vaccine (two doses)
  • Johnson & Johnson vaccine (one dose)

*Children under the age of 6 are exempt from the test.

Immunized non-Kuwaitis with approved vaccines in Kuwait:

All passengers who have received one of the accredited vaccines in Kuwait must complete the registration on Shlonik and Mosafer platforms after receiving the green status on Immune or Kuwait Mobile ID application prior to departure.

Passengers must hold valid residence or entry visa to enter the country.

Non- immunized residents:

Non-vaccinated residents under the age of 18 years who are outside the country, will be allowed a one-time entry into Kuwait provided they sign a pledge to get vaccinated upon arrival. Passengers will be required to complete Institutional or home quarantine for 7days upon arrival.

Immunized outside the State of Kuwait:

Passengers must carry vaccination certificate as proof of vaccination. The certificate must have the following details mentioned on it:

  • Name matching to travel passport
  • Type of vaccination received
  • Dates of doses Taken
  • Name of vaccine agency, clinic or authority
  • Electronic Readable QR. If no QR code is available, then vaccination certificate must be uploaded through Ministry of Health website for authentication.
  • Immune application should show green color status.
  • Non-Kuwaitis must hold valid residence to enter state of Kuwait / Entry Visa

Proof of immunization:

Must show proof of immunization upon arrival into the state of Kuwait (through Immune or Kuwait- Mobile ID or Kuwait-Mosafer). All passengers below the age of 18 years are exempt from the vaccination but subject to two PCR tests after arrival registered through Kuwait Mosafer platform.

Quarantine:

All passengers are required to home quarantine for 7 days from the date of arrival. Passengers can end quarantine by conducting a PCR test at their own expense.

Following category of passengers are exempt from the home quarantine:

  • Diplomats, their family members (from any nationality), traveling together or alone, and their domestic workers (ID required)
  • Kuwaiti patients sent abroad for medical treatment and their companions by presenting the letter issued by related Kuwaiti health office in the country of treatment.

Mobile Applications:

Register at Kuwait Mosafer platform before the flight. Diplomatic missions are exempt from it provided that they have proof of id issued by the government. All passengers must upload the vaccination certificate in the concerned applications and the status must reflect in green. Passengers must complete their registration on Shlonik platform. Children under the age of 18 years are subject to 2 PCR tests in the KuwaitMosafr platform.


Travel to UAE

All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result at the time of check-in, taken within 72 hours of flight arrival time. The certificate must be from one of the approved laboratories with a QR code.

Pre-approval for E-visa holders:

All passenger arriving in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah with a newly issued E-visa must register prior to their departure.

Passengers holding resident visa of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain:

Returning passengers should visit uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before booking a flight to verify their entry status and carry a photocopy of passport and resident visa during the flight. No prior approval is required if resident of Sharjah or any other emirate.

UAE residents residing in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain arriving from all other countries:

Passengers must visit uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before booking a flight to verify their entry status. Take a photocopy of your passport and UAE resident visa. No prior approval is required if resident of Sharjah or any other emirate.

Mobile Application: Passengers are required to download the ALHOSN application


Travel to Egypt

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

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

Exemptions

Children below 12 years old are exempted from the negative COVID 19 PCR test certificate requirement.

As per the latest update from MOH.

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.

The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.