Essential Guide to Egypt E-Visa

Explore Egypt, one of the most beautiful countries in the world using an electronic visa! The e-visa Egypt is currently available to citizens from about 46 countries who are wishing to go there for tourism and business purposes. It can be obtained through an online application in a quite straightforward and convenient way. Compared with applying for an Egypt visa through the embassy or consulate, the e-visa greatly speeds things up. Tourists usually can get a single or a multiple-entry visa, which allows them to stay in Egypt for a maximum length of 30 days after each entry. The cost is USD 25 for a single entry and USD 60 for multiple entries.

Who can avail of the e-visa Egypt?

At present, citizens of the following 46 countries are eligible for the e-visa:
 

Albania
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
Cyprus
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
North Korea
North Macedonia
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Vatican City





Things needed for e-visa Egypt application

1. A scanned copy of the bio-info page of the applicant’s passport. The passport should be valid for not less than 6 months from the intended date of entry into Egypt.
2. A valid debit or credit card to be used for making the corresponding online payment.
3. A valid email address for receiving the e-visa.


Apply for an e-Visa Egypt in 8 easy steps

1. Google Visa2Egypt, the official website responsible for handing Egypt e-visa applications. If you google “Egypt E-visa”, you may find many websites that are also engaged in this matter, but they are not official and may charge extra. Please be careful not to be scammed.
2. Create an account on the official website by inputting your name and an up-to-date email address.
3. Click “Apply Now” button to start your e-visa application.
4. Fill in the online application form by inputting some personal information concerning your travel, personal name, marital status, occupation, family, passport details, nationality, travel history to Egypt, etc. At the bottom of the second page, upload a scanned copy of the information page of your passport. On the third page, you need to fill in the information about the host inviting you to Egypt. Fill in the hotel information if you don’t have a host there (click to see the online application form).
5. Pay for the e-visa online using a Visa card, MasterCard or other cards. After you make the payment successfully, you will receive a confirmation email.
6. Wait for your visa approval and check your email box to see whether you have got the Electronic Travel Authorization.
7. Download the attached PDF in the email, and print it.
8. Present your printed copy of the e-visa to the immigration officer at the border of entry.

Read More: Egypt Visa Application – 7 Steps


How much does an Egyptian e-visa cost?

The fee for a single-entry visa is USD 25, and USD 60 for a multiple-entry visa.

Read More: Egypt Visa Fees


When to apply for an Egypt e-Visa?

Though it usually take only a short while, from a few minutes to five working days at most, to process an Egypt e-visa, you are advised to apply for it at least 7 days before your intended departure date to avoid delays.


How long can I stay in Egypt with an e-Visa?

If you hold a single entry Egypt e-visa, you can stay up to 30 days in Egypt though the visa is valid for three months. A multiple-entry Egypt e-visa is valid for three months as well. During its validity, you can stay for as long as 30 days after each entry. The difference between the two variants is that you can enter and travel in Egypt for unlimited times using a multiple-entry visa, while a single-entry visa can be used only once.


Entry requirements for those with e-tourist visa Egypt

1.  Passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry
2.  A printout of the e-visa
3.  A travel itinerary
4.  A supporting letter from a company or an invitation letter for family visit
5.  A hotel reservation / details on places to be visited

Read More: Egypt Visa Requirements


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