Egypt Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Egypt
Capital city: Cairo
Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)
Local time: GMT + 2 
Telephone code: + 20
Bank: Closed on Friday and Saturday, open  on Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import (irrespective of age):1. 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 200 grams of tobacco;2. 1 liter of alcoholic beverages;3. a reas... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import of all firearms, including sporting guns, is prohibited.... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of the same articles as shown under "free import" which have been imported by passenger.Prohibited:- drugs a... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a valid Government veterinarian good health certificate issued at point of origin (validity two weeks from dat... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Egypt.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport. ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Egyptian Pound-EGP): up to EGP ... More information

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