If you are from Australia and you want to go to Egypt on vacation, we have good news: Egypt has allowed the citizens of 46 countries to get an electronic visa and Australia is one of them. That means you do not have to go to the Egyptian embassy and apply for a visa. Instead, you get to apply from home.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have an Australian passport, do I need a visa to visit Egypt?
What is an Egypt eVisa?
The eVisa is an authorization document that allows visitors to enter Egypt.
How long is the Egypt eVisa valid for?
This Egypt eVisa is valid for 90 days after issued. It also grants a Single Entry for a maximum of 30 days Total.
What are the documents required to apply?
Before moving on to the application form, you need to provide a few pieces of documentation for iVisa. Otherwise, we cannot help you get your visa as soon as possible. Here is a list of everything you need to have at hand:
A valid passport –If you already have a passport, make sure that it is valid and will remain so at least for another six months from your date of arrival in Egypt. Otherwise, your visa application will be denied.
A scan of the information page of your passport – you will be required to upload it in step three of the application form.
Complete a personal questionnaire – step three of the application form will also require you to answer a set of personal questions. It should take about 5 minutes of your time.
Means of payment – since you are required to make the payment before you submit your application (step two of the application,) you need to have a credit or debit card ready. If you have a PayPal account, you should know that iVisa accepts that as well.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa takes pride in its work, which is why they try to satisfy the needs of every applicant. That is why they provide three processing times. Keep in mind that your choice affects the cost of your Egypt eVisa. Here are your options:
Standard processing time – when you select this option, you Egypt eVisa will arrive via email within 6 days. This is the cheapest processing time you have. It costs only USD 55.00.
Rush processing time – this option will shorten the application processing time by 4 days. Your application will be processed within four business days. You will be charged USD 85.00 in total.
Super Rush processing time – if you have an emergency and need to be on a plane to Egypt as fast as possible, this is the option for you. Your application will be processed within 48 hours. As you may have guessed, the price goes higher as well. You will be charged USD 120.00.
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How does the Egypt eVisa work?
The Egypt eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Egypt Government.
We use the Egypt eVisa system to process an eVisa by entering the applicant's information.
How long does it take to apply for an Egypt eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes is the time you will need to apply.
How can I apply for an Egypt eVisa?
The online form is broken down into three steps:
Step number one will ask you to fill in your personal information, select the visa type (single or multiple entries,) and the processing time.
The second step consists of a simple revision and payment.
The last step will require you to complete the personal questionnaire and upload additional documents. The whole thing should last 10 minutes, and if you are in need of assistance, iVisa has free 24/7 support service.
What happens after I have applied?
Once the application is done, you will receive the eVisa by email in PDF format. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time.
I am traveling with children, do I need to create an account for them to apply?
No, you do not. Parents can apply for their children in conjunction with their own application.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You just need to make sure to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article) and 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.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
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. So, if this is the case, please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Egypt eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide 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 what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.