Rules of concern to citizens

  • All travelers are allowed to bring in or take out of Egypt foreign currencies through all border posts provided that the amount in question does not exceed  US$ 10,000 or its equivalent in other currencies. Regarding the Egyptian currency the maximum amount allowed is 5,000 Egyptian pounds.

  • All amounts in all currencies including Egyptian pound exceeding the allowed amount must be declared at the border posts before passing through the customs post.

  • No prohibited drugs categorized as narcotics can be allowed to enter the country.