Egypt e-Visa, the convenient tourism alternative to the visa on arrival
There a few basic visa requirements which travelers must meet to obtain an Egypt e-Visa. Firstly, tourists must be from one of the eligible countries, such as United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the United States, and many European nations.
Secondly, it is necessary to have the following:
- A passport with 6 months remaining from the date of entry.
- A credit or debit card to pay the e-Visa fee.
- An up-to-date email address to receive the electronic visa.
How long is a Tourist Egypt e-Visa Valid for?
Single and multiple-entry tourist visas for Egypt are available online.
Single entry tourist visa for Egypt
The single-entry tourist visa is valid to enter Egypt once for up to 30 days. Tourists must enter Egypt within 3 months of the arrival date indicated on the application form.
Multiple-entry tourist visa for Egypt
The multiple-entry tourist visa is valid to enter Egypt more than once during the validity period. Each stay in Egypt must not exceed 30 days.
What are the Egypt e-Visa requirements?
As well as being from an eligible country, e-Visa applicants also need to meet the other eligibility criteria. Travelers must be visiting Egypt:
- For tourism
- For up to 30 days
How much does the Egypt e-visa cost?
The Egypt e-Visa has been officially launched by the Egyptian government to improve the travel experience for its visitors. The e-Visa is a simpler, secure and faster process.
In order to obtain the Egypt e-Visa to travel to the country, the applicant is required to pay a tourist visa fee. Please note that all travelers from eligible countries are expected to have an Egypt e-visa upon arrival.
Travelers must cover the fees for the Egypt e-Visa while completing the online application.
There are two tourist visas available for foreign visitors. The cost for the Egypt e-visa will vary depending on the visa the applicant selects or needs.
- The single-entry tourist visa for Egypt costs: $25 plus our service fee. These fees equate to the cost of to a single-entry Egypt e-Visa.
- The standard price for the multiple-entry visa for Egypt is $60 plus our service fee. These fees equate to the costs of to a multiple-entry Egypt e-Visa.
Egypt e-Visa Price: Payment Methods
Applicants should cover the cost of the Egypt e-Visa when completing the application. The payment must be correctly processed via credit or debit card at the moment of submission of the application form to avoid delays in receiving the confirmed e-Visa.
The application cannot be submitted without first successfully completing the payment. The most common method of payment is a debit or credit card such as a Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
Important information about the Egypt e-Visa for travelers:
|Information about the online visa for Egypt|
|e-Visa validity||3 months|
|Length of stay||Up to 30 days|
|Number of entries||Single or multiple-entries|
|Ports of entry||Air, land, and sea|
|Purpose of travel||Tourism|
All Egypt Online Visa applications, made by candidates wishing to travel to Egypt for tourism, must meet the following prerequisites:
Egypt e-Visa application eligibility criteria
This is a list of the basic eligibility requirements for the e-Visa. Applicants must:
- Be a national of an eligible country
- Hold a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the arrival date
- Be visiting Egypt for a maximum of 30 days
- Travel to Egypt for tourism only
Travelers who meet each of these requirements can proceed with the online visa application for Egypt.
Document requirements for the Egypt online visa:
The only document needed to apply for the online visa is a passport from an eligible country. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of arrival.
Applicants need to fill out their passport information on the application form and upload a copy of the passport photo page.
Citizens of France, Portugal, Belgium, Germany, and Italy can apply using a national ID instead of their passport.
A debit or credit card is also required to pay the Egypt e-Visa fee securely online.
Foreigners visiting Egypt in 2022 must check the latest COVID-19 entry restrictions, additional health documents may be required to travel. Information required to apply for the Egypt e-Visa
Egypt e-Visa applicants must complete the online form with all the required information including:
- Name, date of birth, nationality
- Passport number, issue date, expiry date
- Contact details, including an email address
- Date of arrival and departure
- Accommodation details in Egypt
Applicants must check all the information carefully before submitting the request. Any mistakes or missing details could lead to processing delays
Which nationalities require a visa for Egypt?
Most foreign nationals need a visa for Egypt. Passport holders from just 10 countries and territories can visit for up to 3 months visa-free.
Countries eligible to apply for the Egypt e-Visa
18. Czech Republic
27. Hong Kong
Egypt visa-free countries
- Hong Kong
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
- Malaysia (14 days)