Visa for Egypt
How to get an Egypt Visa
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
Receive your travel visa
We will send you your approved document within three days - without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and the visa we sent you when you arrive at your destination.
Requirements for Egypt eVisa
- A colour photocopy of your valid passport
- A bank card to pay
- An email address to receive the documents
If any of these elements are missing, your application will be saved, and you can complete it at a later stage.
The entire application process is done online for the Egypt e visa, without the need to go to an embassy in person. By applying through Visagov, you will have access to a simplified form in your own language, which will ensure that the risk of errors, and the subsequent probability of rejection, is minimised.
Once you receive your approved Egypt visa online, you should print it out before your trip, and present it with your passport upon arrival in the country.
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FAQ ABOUT THE EGYPT E VISA
What are the requirements for a visa to Egypt?
You only need your passport (valid for at least 6 months after your arrival date) and, depending on your nationality, an identity card.
Do I need an Egypt visa to go to Egypt?
Yes, most travellers visiting Egypt need a visa. Use our eligibility checker to find out your entry conditions and whether you can apply for the e-visa.
How long can I stay in Egypt with the e-visa?
You can stay a maximum of 30 days per visit. You can choose a single-entry visa or a multiple-entry visa.
Do I need to apply for another Egypt e visa for my child?
If the child is under 16 years old and appears in the parents' passport, one Egypt evisa is sufficient. If the child is older, or has his or her own passport, he or she must have his or her own visa.
How long must my passport be valid for an e-visa for Egypt?
Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from your arrival date.
What are the Egypt entry requirements?
The entry requirements for Egypt are: having a valid passport, an approved visa for Egypt and vaccination against yellow fever (if you travel from an endemic country).
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR A VISA FOR EGYPT
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Egypt Visa Online: More information
The only nationalities exempted from applying for a visa to travel to Egypt are Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. All other nationalities must apply for a visa to travel to Egypt, regardless of the reason for their visit.
If you are a citizen of one of the countries selected to apply for a visa online, you can apply for an Egypt eVisa instead of going to the embassy.
The Egypt eVisa is valid for 90 days from the day it is issued, and allows you to stay for a maximum of 30 days in the country. You can apply for a single or multiple entry visa.
You cannot work, study, or reside in the country with a tourist visa, but you can have business meetings, or visit family members.
Having an approved visa does not guarantee entry to the country. If you have lied or omitted information that may be relevant to, or create a threat to, the country, the commanding officers of the immigration department may deny entry. You should never lie about your information, and you should check your details thoroughly before submitting a visa application.