What is an e-Visa?

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

The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at the ports of entry.

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

The link to download your e-Visa will be emailed to you. Passport control officers at ports of entry can verify your e-Visa on their system.

As in the case of other visas, respective Egyptian officials at the ports of entry reserve the right to deny entry into Egypt to a holder of an e-Visa without any explanation.

You have to create an e-Visa application at least 7 days before your departure.

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.

You have to create an e-Visa application at least 7 days before your departure.

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$


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.