Egypt Visa Information

Updated: 05th September 2019

Visa Requirements

Visas are required by all visitors to Egypt.

E-Visa. You can obtain an e-Visa for tourism purposes prior to travel by completing an application and making payment online. The e-Visa can be obtained up to 3 months prior to travel and is valid for 30 days from the date of entry. The e-Visa is available to a long list of eligible countries and the Government of Egypt is constantly adding to the list. The current cost of a single entry e-Visa for tourism purposes is USD25 or equivalent. The visa cost is set to rise to USD60 and may do without notice.

We recommend you secure an e-Visa prior to travel as it will speed up and smooth the immigration process upon your arrival.

Online applications can be completed at: https://www.visa2egypt.gov.eg

Visa upon arrival. It still remains possible for nationals of some countries to procure their tourist visa upon arrival at Cairo International Airport. Please contact your nearest Egyptian Embassy or Consulate to see if this is available to you. The current cost of the visa is USD25 and is payable in USD CASH ONLY. Although not official a visa can near always also be paid in equivalent GBP or Euro (cash only) according to the exchange rate of the day. The visa cost upon arrival is also set to rise to USD60, again this may happen without notice. Please note that in the event of visa refusal at port of entry, On The Go Tours cannot be held responsible.

Important: RSA, Chinese and passport holders from a number of other countries cannot obtain an e-Visa or Visa upon arrival. Citizens of these countries must obtain an Egyptian Tourist Visa prior to travel. Please contact your nearest Egyptian Embassy or Consulate for further details.

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 one of the following addresses:

Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi
Corniche El Nil,
Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +202 25260601

Le Meridien Pyramids
El Remaya Square,
Pyramids, Cairo, 12561, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 33777070

Oasis Pyramids Hotel
Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road,
Giza 12556, Egypt
Tel: +202 38387333 or +202–38387666

Egypt Visa Requirements for

UK Residents

To apply for an online Egyptian tourist e-Visa follow the link below

https://www.visa2egypt.gov.eg

If you're a resident of the UK and would like someone to handle your visa application for you then we recommend CIBTvisas. Please follow this link for more details on how to start your visa application with them -
http://www.cibtvisas.co.uk/onthego

Egypt Visa Requirements for

AU and NZ Residents

Please follow the link given below to the Egyptian Embassy website where you will find a Tourist Visa application form and instructions on completing the form.

Embassy of Egypt (for Australian and New Zealand residents)
Level 3, 241 Commonwealth Street,
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
PO BOX 2582, Strawberry Hills, NSW 2012
Tel: (61 2) 9281-4844
http://www.egypt.org.au

Egypt Visa Requirements for

Canadian Residents

Please visit the Egyptian Embassy, Canada website for more information

Embassy of Egypt
454 Laurier Avenue East Ottawa
Ontario K1N6R3, Canada
Tel: +1 613 2344931, +1 613 2344931 or +1 613 2344935
Email: egyptemb@sympatico.ca
http://www.mfa.gov.eg

Egypt Visa Requirements for

US Residents

Please visit the Egyptian Embassy, USA website for more information

Egyptian Embassy, Washington DC, United States
Tel: +1 202 895 5400, +1 202 895 5400
http://www.egyptembassy.net

Egypt Visa Requirements for

South African Residents

Please visit the Egyptian Embassy, SA website for more information.

Egyptian Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa
Tel: +27 12 343 1590
Fax: +27 12 343 1082
http://www.mfa.gov.eg

Visa Procurement

Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveller and not On The Go Tours. Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Egypt.

After booking your holiday, please provide us with your passport details as soon as possible so that we can proceed to book trains and flights tickets on your behalf, if included within your holiday.

If undertaking our Road to Jordan, Festive Road to Jordan, Pyramids to Petra or Temples Tombs & Treasury tours you will need to procure yourself both an Egyptian and Jordanian visa. And on our Pyramids Petra & Promised Land tour you will need an Egyptian, Jordanian and Israeli visa.

See Also

For more useful information to help plan your visit to Egypt have a browse through the following:

Best Places to Visit - the best spots in Egypt to check out when you visit
Best Time to Visit - climate and weather in Egypt
Top Travel Tips - including info on money, health, food and shopping
Traveller Reviews - see what our passengers have to say
Nile Felucca Sailing - what to expect on a felucca cruise
Travel Alerts - latest updates on safety and security in Egypt
Egypt Video Lounge - experience ancient Egypt with these top travel videos
Highlights of Ancient Egypt - our guide to the pyramids and Egypt's other ancient wonders
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