Help with obtaining an e-Visa

Arab Republic of Egypt ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ

Since December 2017, the Arab Republic of Egypt has allowed nationals of 73 nationalities wishing to enter the country for tourism only, to obtain their visa via a simplified electronic procedure, the e-Visa (for electronic visa).

In the context of Covid-19, the authorities are urging travellers to give preference to e-Visa before arriving in Egypt, which avoids waiting and limits exchanges with immigration authorities.

Germans, Belgians, French, Italians and Portuguese can apply for an e-Visa with their ID card.

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What are the advantages of e-Visa compared with visa on arrival?


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The e-Visa avoids crowds on arrival.

Without going anywhere

No more queuing in the office.

Fully secure

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What are the eligibility criteria for an Egyptian e-Visa?

1๏ธโƒฃ Nationality

Travellers must be of one of the nationalities listed in the following section.

2๏ธโƒฃ Passport

Travellers must have an identity document valid for at least 6 months after the date of entry.

3๏ธโƒฃ Stay

The stay in Egypt must not exceed 30 days.

4๏ธโƒฃ Reason

Travellers go to Egypt for tourism only.

5๏ธโƒฃ Details

Travellers know their itinerary, with details of hotels and places visited.

There are no restricted areas to visit with this visa.
You can go to Hurghada, Cairo or take a cruise on the Nile.

Which nationalities are eligible for e-Visa?

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท South Korea
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Vatican City State
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hong Kong
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Moldova
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Republic of Macedonia
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ Taiwan
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela

Allemands๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช, Belges๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช, Franรงais๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท, Italiens๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น and Portugais๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น can enter Egypt with their identity card + passport photo, without having a passport.

How much are the e-Visa consular fees for Egypt?

Single-entry e-Visa
  • 1 entry to Egypt
  • 30 days validity
  • 23 € per passenger
Multiple-entry e-Visa
  • Several entries over 6 months
  • 30 days validity per stay
  • 56 € per passenger
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Normal case processing

Authorities issue documents without significant delay

The Egyptian e-visa in a nutshell

Format Electronics
Reason Tourism only
Number of entries 1 or unlimited
How long does it take? 7 days for urgent departures
Length of stay 0 to 30 days
Validity Up to 6 months
Consular fees From 23 €

For a trip to Egypt, an electronic visa for Egypt will be required. With your Egypt visa for single-entry tourism, you have one entry into Egypt, 30 days validity, for a total of 23 โ‚ฌ per person, excluding agency fees.

With a multiple entry eVisa you have multiple entries for 6 months. Your Egypt eVisa is eligible at all entry points.

Egypt's electronic visas are issued within 7 days for urgent departuresHowever, this timeframe is purely indicative, as we are dependent on the administrative services in Egypt.

When should you travel to Egypt?

March to May is a good time to travel to Egypt. In summer, the heat can be scorching and unpleasant for visiting the country, so this period should be avoided.

Places to visit in Egypt

Take part in a thrill-filled excursion in the Egyptian desert. Accompanied by professionals, set off from Hurghada and climb-descend the dunes to the traditional village.

Located north of Lake Nasser, the Abu Simbel temples are an important stop on your trip to Egypt. Built by Ramses II, they were moved in 1960 to be saved from flooding caused by the construction of the Aswan Dam.

This flight over Luxor will let you discover the wonders of ancient Egypt. Accompanied by professionals, fly with the wind and enjoy an extraordinary experience.

Located high above Thebes, the Valley of the Kings is one of the most famous monuments of Ancient Egypt. Famous for its royal tombs with magnificent paintings, enjoy a unique experience.

Overlooking St Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai peaks at 2,280m. We recommend arriving at sunrise or sunset to admire the rosy colours of the mountains.

Practical information

  • Official country name Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Location North Africa
  • Capital Cairo
  • Area 1.01 million km2
  • Language Arabic
  • Currency : Egyptian Pound
  • Climate Mediterranean
  • Time zone UTC +2 to +3

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Security : it is not advisable to visit theย Sinaito the Libyan border to the Sudanese border. We advise against visiting the Nile delta, from east of Alexandria to Port Said and Suezwith the exception of the area around the west bank of the Canal. Middle Egypt should also be avoided.

No vaccinations are compulsory for travel to Egypt. Universal vaccinations must be kept up to date. Cairo is one of the most polluted cities in the world.

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