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FAQ

What is an e-Visa?

An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel from Egypt.

The e-Visa is granted to citizens of the countries shown on the site.

Applicants obtain their visas electronically after entering required information and making payments by a credit or debit card.

A link to download your e-visa will be sent to you. Passport authorities at ports of arrival can check the validity of your e-Visa on their system.

As is the case with other visas, Egyptian port authorities have the right to refuse entry to Egypt for an e-visa holder without any explanation.

The visa fee is collected through the website using a credit card, after registering the foreigner's data.

Who requires a visa?

Who requires a visa to enter The Arab Republic of Egypt?

A citizen of a foreign country, wishing to enter The Arab Republic of Egypt, generally must first obtain an e-Visa via the Egypt e-Visa Portal.

Nationals of the countries listed below may be issued with an e-Visa upon application on the Egypt e-Visa Portal.

The visa fee is collected through the website using a credit card, after registering the foreigner's data.

Types of visa and fees

The type of visa you must have is defined by the Arab Republic of Egypt and Visa Regulations, and relates to the purpose of your travel.

1. Tourism Visa: Issued for single or multiple entries to persons whose nationalities require visas to enter Egypt.

Visa type Visa fees
Single entry visa (Tourism) 25$
Multiple entries visa (Tourism) 60$

Requirements

Entry requirements (on arrival)

- Passport valid for at least six months from arrival date

- e-Visa printout

- Travel itinerary

- Supporting letter e.g. letter from company or invitation letter for business/family visits.

- Hotel bookings/details about places to visit if going as tourist.