Information about eVisa
The electronic visa system enables citizens of countries included in this program to apply online without having to visit an embassy or consulate.The entire process is available on this website, and all that you need to prepare is a few minutes and Internet access.
The process of obtaining an electronic visa for Egypt is quick and manageable. To complete the application, you only need a few minutes, and the whole process takes up to 72 hours. The approved eVisa will be sent to the email provided in the application automatically. The processing time might be extended, as it also depends on the immigration office in Egypt. Once your eVisa has been approved, you only need to travel with a valid passport and printed permission to enter Egypt.
There are two types of visas that allow you to enter Egypt for tourist purposes:
Single entry eVisa - is valid for three months from the issuance date. It authorizes a single, 30-day stay in the country territory.
Multiple entry eVisa - remains valid for six months from the date of issue. The initial entry has to take place within the mentioned period of six months. It allows you to enter Egypt numerous times, but each stay cannot exceed 30 days.
Although the eVisa is issued only for tourist purposes, it can also be used while traveling to Egypt as a business visitor. In such a case, it is essential to acquire a document confirming the nature of the trip, e.g., an invitation letter issued by a company in Egypt.
Those traveling to Egypt for business purposes will be requested to present a valid passport, issued eVisa, and the mentioned invitation letter on arrival in Egypt.
List of nationalities eligible to apply for an eVisa online
Requirements for an eVisa
To apply for an eVisa to Egypt, you have to complete an online form and attach a scan or photo of your passports biodata page. Passports’ validity has to exceed a period for at least six months from the intended date of entry to Egypt.
Citizens of Germany, Belgium, France, Portugal, and Italy can also obtain an electronic visa based on a valid ID. While applying for an eVisa, instead of a copy of the passports’ biodata page, they can choose to attach a scan of both sides of the ID card. In such a case, instead of the passport number, you only need to provide your ID number.
We wish to inform you that even if your departure to Egypt takes place within a few months, you can still apply for an eVisa now. Our specialists will process your application when the time is appropriate. We are going to make sure that you get your authorization on time and providing you with a valid document so you can travel to Egypt without any inconveniences.