Obtaining an eVisa sometimes can be a confusing and difficult process, that demands a lot of time. However, now there are more than 46 countries that can obtain an electronic visa to travel to Egypt. With an eVisa, you will not have to go to the Embassy since you can apply online from the comfort of your home. You will just need a device with an internet connection and 10 minutes of time. In this blog, you will be able to learn more about Egypt eVisa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need a visa to visit Egypt?
It will depend on your nationality. You can check if you are eligible for an Egypt eVisa using our Visa Checker, just put in your country of origin, choose Egypt as your destination and the information you need will unfold in a second.
If you are eligible for an eVisa, you can also get your Egypt visa on arrival and pay the fee at the border. However, it is advisable to get your visa before your arrival in order to avoid all the complicated process at the airport. You can apply online with us.
What is an Egypt eVisa?
The Egypt eVisa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Egypt and is electronically linked to your passport.
How long can I stay in Egypt with an eVisa?
Egypt visitors with an eVisa can enter to the country for a maximum of 30 days Total. All visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
There is a short list of documents you will need to gather before applying online. It is likely that you already have everything you will need:
Valid passport – the general requirement is that your passport needs to be valid for three months after your visa expires.
A passport scan – we only need the information page of your passport. Here you will find instructions on how to make the best passport scan for your application.
E-mail address – when applying with iVisa, your visa will be sent to you via e-mail, so make sure that you introduce a valid e-mail address you have access to.
The address of your destination – We will ask you the destination location name and street address.
Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment such as credit and debit cards or Paypal. Do not forget to double-check the spelling before submitting your application.
How long is the Egypt eVisa valid?
The Egypt eVisa is valid for 90 days after issued.
What are the processing times and prices?
With iVisa, you have three options for the processing time of your eVisa. The price will be determined by which one you choose. These are the options:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 6 business days, and the price is USD 55.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 4 business days, and the total price of it is USD 85.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Egypt visa in only 2 business days, and you will be charged USD 120.00 (service fees included).
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How long does it take to apply for an Egypt eVisa?
You only need to fill in the application form with your information and it will take you less than 10 minutes. Then, iVisa will take care of the rest. Shortly, we will notify you about the status of your eVisa.
How can I apply for an Egypt eVisa?
The application for an Egypt eVisa is really easy. It has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
How many times can I enter Egypt with an eVisa?
The Egypt eVisa allows Single Entry.
Do I need to get an Egypt eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Egypt require a visa, even kids. Parents can apply for their children in conjunction with their own application.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can perfectly apply for friends or family. Just make sure you have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.
Do I need an eVisa if I am in transit through Egypt?
You require an Egypt eVisa ONLY if you plan to leave the Egypt airport. If you are only in transit through it, you will not need the eVisa.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
You will be notified via email as soon as the Egypt government approves your visa.
How does the Egypt eVisa look like?
This is how the Egypt eVisa looks like:
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
Mistakes are always possible. If this is your case, then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible to assist you.
Your Egypt eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Egypt eVisa?
iVisa provides maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check the testimonials of hundreds of happy customers here.