Information About e-Visa For Egypt

General information

The government of Egypt allows travelers to apply for a quick and easy electronic Visa (e-Visa) to visit the country for tourist or business reasons. This is a mandatory document to enter Egypt. Any person who wants to come to Egypt must apply to get an e-Visa.

The e-Visa for Egypt is available for foreign citizens of any of the eligible countries and travelers must request it online prior to the travel.

If the nationality of the passport is not on the list of eligible countries to apply for an online visa, the requester must go physically to the embassy and apply for the visa there.

The tourist e-Visa for Egypt gives access to the country to all eligible citizens, for one or more entries, depending on the needs of the traveler. The online application on this website will ask you the nationality of the traveler, as well as the number of times the traveler wants to go to Egypt, to assign correctly the corresponding e-Visa.


Once the request is fulfilled and presented, it will be studied by the immigration officers. You must be aware that additional information or documentation may be required during the approval process and this must be attached to finish the process correctly.

The final decision about your entry request will be sent electronically as an attachment to the provided email address.

This travel authorization doesn't warrant the entry to Egypt. Travelers can be elected for a second verification process prior to their entry in the country.

Any tourist traveling with an electronic visa for Egypt, must show the following documentation on their arrival to an international entry point in Egypt:

  • Printed and approved e-Visa

  • Valid passport for at least 6 months from the moment of your arrival in Egypt (it must be the same as the one used to fulfill the e-Visa application).
  • Entry specifications Tourist visa / 30 days
    • Single entry
    • Multiple entry

    To stay for more than 30 days within the country you must acquire a visa for 30 days and renew it at the embassy in Egypt.

    Required documents

    Photo of the bio page of the passport in which all the data including the photo are clearly shown

    Required documents

    Requesting an eVisa with the following type of passports: Diplomatic, Service, Special, Official, Temporary, Nansen, Refugees, Alien’s, July 51 Agreement, or Mission is not allowed at this stage. Please visit your nearest embassy/consulate.