Egypt Travel Visa

Egypt Travel Visa

Egypt Travel Visa

Egypt Travel Visa - Egypt Tours Portal

Egypt Travel Visa Requirements

Egypt travel visa is a document given to non-citizens allowing them to enter a foreign country and remain there within specific limitations like the time frame of entry, a limit on the time spent and a prohibition against employment.
There are three different kinds of entry visa:

  • Visa-free
  • The visa on arrival
  • Egypt electronic visa (e-visa)

Egypt Travel Visa Free

There are 9 countries are allowed entry to Egypt without a visa (visa-free) for 3 months:

  • Bahrain
  • Hong Kong
  • Oman
  • Macao
  • Kuwait
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates

11 additional nationalities are eligible for a visa-free 3-months stay according to certain conditions:

Afghanistan is provided being aged 50 years and above or 16 years and below.

Algeria is provided being aged 14 years and below

Libya is provided being a female national or for residents of Butnan District on Sundays and Mondays.

Jordan is provided if holding a normal 5-year passport, and the passport does not contain a stamp from the Jordanian Registration Office on the reverse side cover of the passport (on page 60).

Lebanon is provided being aged 50 years and above or 16 years and below (for all Egypt), visa not required for Alexandria and South Sinai (for all ages)

Morocco is provided being aged 14 years and below.

Sudan and South Sudan are provided being aged 50 years and above or 16 years and below or being a female.

Tunisia is provided being aged 14 years and below.

Yemen is provided being aged 50 years and above or 16 years and below or traveling for medical reasons.

China is provided holding a return ticket, an upper-class hotel reservation and an equivalent of USD 2000.

Egypt Travel Visa on Arrival

Travelers can obtain a tourist visa on arrival at any airport terminal in Egypt. The visa on arrival allow the visitor 30 days in Egypt, In order to obtain it:

You have to be one of the eligible countries.

Also, have a passport with six months remaining.

You will need to pay the usual visa fee of 25$ USD in cash (credit and debit card are not accepted), so make sure to have cash money on you at all time.

All European Union countries, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Macedonia, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, and the united states are the eligible countries which are given a visa on arrival once they arrive at the airport.

All countries may obtain a visa on arrival to Egypt valid for 30 days Except for the citizens of the following 84 countries and territories:

  • Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan.
  • Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi.
  • Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, R Congo, DR Congo, Côte.
  • d’Ivoire, Djibouti.
  • El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia.
  • Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau.
  • Honduras.
  • India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel.
  • Kenya, DPR Korea, R Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan.
  • Lebanon (except Alexandria and South Sinai), Lesotho, Liberia.
  • Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar.
  • Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan.
  • Palestine, Philippines.
  • Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria.
  • Qatar.
  • Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey (except those aged below 18 and above 45), Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan.
  • Vietnam.
  • Zambia and Zimbabwe.

These Countries can Try Applying for an E-Visa.

E-Visa stands for an electronic visa which any travel any able for online for a single entry visa or a multiple-entry visa.

An Egyptian visa for a Single entry allows a stay of 30 days maximum time in the country and is valid from the date of issue for 6 months.

An Egyptian visa for Multiple-entry is allowed to travelers who want to leave and come back to Egypt as they please. The Egypt multiple-entry visa allows multiple entries over a three-month period, as long as the total number of days spent in Egypt does not exceed 30 days.

The Egyptian E-visa Requirements are:

Possess a valid passport with at least 8 months remaining from the date of entry in the country.

Complete the online application form without making any errors.

Pay the e-Visa fee using a credit or a debit card.

Upload a scan of the main page of your passport.

Print a copy of the e-Visa to present it at the Egyptian border upon arrival.

You should apply 7 days before traveling to Egypt and the process will take about 5 business days.

The e-Visas are available as single-entry visas (for stays of up to 30 days) or as multiple-entry visas (valid for up to 90 days).

Citizens from the Following Countries are also Eligible for the E-Visa:

  • All EU member states
  • Albania
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Iceland
  • Japan
  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • Macedonia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • United States
  • Vatican City

If you want to apply for an e-visa use this link: https://www.egyptvisa.com

If your country of citizenship is not mentioned on the list above then you will need to visit the Egyptian consulate for more information.

If you prefer to visit Egypt and enjoy a breathtaking vacation then you can check our Egypt tour packages and Nile cruise, which well organized to fit all types of tourists interests.


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General Tips:

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.

Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.

Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.

Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.

Quality Measures:

Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

All Accommodations at 5* Hotels and Cruises.

Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

You should pack everything you could ever need and but in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt.

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read More

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.

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