Egypt Electronic Visa
The Sultanate of Egypt has set up since 21 March 2018 an electronic visa. Business, Tourist and Express visa applications can only be made on the Internet. Thus, since March 21, 2018, tourist or express visas will no longer be issued by the police at the Egypti borders (airports and border posts, nor by the consular services of Egypt visa exempted countries).
Countries benefiting from the Egypt visa waiver program are:
North America : USA, Canada
Europe : United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium, more generally all the countries of the European Union, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Norway, Macedonia, Iceland, Vatican, San Marino and Great Britain.
South America : Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, Suriname, Uruguay, Paraguay, Ecuador.
Other countries and regions : Australia, New Zealand, Brunei Dar Al Salam, Japan, French Guinea, Lebanon, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Macao ( China).
The following nationals with valid EU visas or residence permits are from Great Britain, Canada and USA, but also Azerbaijan, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Panama, Peru, Turkmenistan, Georgia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Cuba, Laos, Nicaragua, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Costa Rica, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Tajikistan, Honduras, Maldives, Byelorussia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iran, Albania, Bhutan.
Nationals of these Visa Waiver Program countries must apply for an Egypt tourist eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) before they can travel to Egypt. Nationals of countries not included in this list should contact the Consular Service of the Sultanate Embassy.
Why apply for an e Visa Egypt?
The Egypt E Visa Authorization allows travelers to process their visa applications before traveling to the Sultanate of Egypt. The process of obtaining an e-visa is simple and automated according to the laws and regulations. With a desire to improve and modernize services and to save time, travelers from Egypt must complete the online visa application form our website, thus minimizing the time required to obtain the application form. The Egypt e-visa application also provides accurate statistics on the number of people who have visited the Sultanate of Egypt, thereby improving communication between travelers and the authorities.
How to apply online for your Egypt eVisa?
You can apply online and obtain your Egypt e visa in only a few clicks. To proceed with the request, you must have a valid email address and your travel documents. Then you must complete the online visa application form based on your travel documents and then print the completed form. Afterwards, you will have to pay the processing fees by credit card or Paypal immediately. You will then receive an e-mail notification of your application. You will then have to print the notification received by e-mail and present it to the border control offices.
After the application has been approved by the Egypti authorities, travelers will receive their visa by e-mail quickly. They will have to print it to present it when they arrive in Egypt. Travelers must be in possession of a valid passport for a minimum of six months from the date of their arrival in Egypt, excluding the emergency passport. This visa remains valid for 6 months from the date of your approval. This e-visa Egypt allows a single entry in Egypt (stay of 30 days according to the request) and cannot under any circumstances be modified or extended in Egypti territory. However, the authorization can be renewed on the spot at the Royal Egypti Police and will cost 20 Rials.
It is essential to indicate the right date of your trip, in order to avoid any misunderstanding and a longer than expected delay of processing the E-Visa.