Visas are required by all visitors to Egypt. Contrary to popular belief, the Embassy of Egypt advises all travellers to procure their visa prior to entry into Egypt. It still remains possible for nationals of some countries to procure their tourist visa upon arrival at Cairo International Airport. Costs are currently USD 25/ GBP 15/ Euro 20/ EGP 175. Please note that in the event of visa refusal at port of entry, On The Go Tours cannot be held responsible.
Note: When filling in an Egyptian visa form, you will be asked to provide your address in Egypt. For the purposes of this form, please use the following address:
Mercure Le Sphinx
1 Alexandria Desert Road,
Pyramids, Giza, 12556, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 33776444+20 2 33776444 +20 2 33776444
If undertaking our Road to Jordan tour or our Jordan bolt-on, you will need to procure yourself both an Egyptian and Jordanian visa.
Note: all RSA passport holders must procure their Egyptian visa before departure.
Please be advised visa requirements are subject to change. Visa procurement is solely the responsibility of the traveller and not of On The Go.
Visa application forms and instructions for completion will be sent to you in your confirmation package. To save you taking time off work and the hassle of queuing at the Egyptian Embassy, we also offer a convenient visa courier service whereby we will get your visa sorted out for you.
Charges for obtaining a Egypt visa can be found in the letter sent with all tour confirmations.
If you would like to apply straight away please find the relevant links below.
Please visit the embassy link below for Visa form and instructions.
Embassy of Egypt (for Australian and New Zealander residents)
Level 3, 241 Commonwealth Street,
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
PO BOX 2582, Strawberry Hills, NSW 2012
Tel.: (61 2) 9281-4844
Fax: (61 2) 9281-4344
If you do not have a passport you can download instructions and an application form using the following links:
US passport service
Canadian passport service
Please ensure you allow plenty of time to obtain a passport and visas before your tour departure date.
Egyptian Embassy, Washington DC, United States
Tel: +1 202 895 5400+1 202 895 5400
454 Laurier Avenue East Ottawa
Tel: +1 613 234 4931+1 613 234 4931 or 2344935
Fax: (+1) (613) 2349347
Visas are required by all visitors to Jordan. Visas for UK, EU, AUS, NZ, CAN and USA passport holders need to be procured in advance or on arrival at Amman International Airport, the cost is currently 40JD/ USD$57/ Euro 42 for single entry.
On departure (via land or sea), a 5 -8JD departure tax of is applied to all visitors. If you are leaving Jordan by plane the departure tax is included in the airfare.
Note: all RSA passport holders and all other passport holders must obtain their Jordanian visa prior to arrival.
If you were planning to leave Jordan to travel to Egypt or Israel and to later reenter Jordan you will need to purchase a second visa, which will be easily obtainable at the border. A multiple entry visa for Jordan is no longer available.
Please click on the embassy link below for visa form and infomation
Embassy of Jordan (for Australian and New Zealand residents)
20 Roebuck Street
Red Hill, ACT 2603
Tel: (02) 62959951(02) 62959951
Fax: (02) 62397236
Please click on the relevant embassy link below for visa form and infomation
Embassy of Jordan (USA)
3504 International Drive, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Tel: (202) 966 - 2664(202) 966 - 2664
Fax: (202) 966 - 3110
Embassy of Jordan (Canada)
100 Bronson Ave, Ste 701, Ottawa,
Tel: (613) 238-8090(613) 238-8090
Fax: (613) 232-3341
Please be advised visa requirements are subject to change. Visa procurement is solely the responsibility of the traveller and not of On The Go Tours.