Canadian travelers who want to spend their vacations in Egypt are no longer required to go to the Egyptian embassy in order to get their visas.
Back in 2017, Egypt’s Government has launched an electronic visa for the citizens of 46 countries. Canada is one of them, which means an Egypt visa for Canadian citizens is more accessible than ever. You can use the services provided by iVisa to get one, and the process is quite straightforward.
In this article, we will explain you what are all the things needed for you to properly apply for this e-Visa.
Frequently Asked Questions
I'm a Canadian citizen, do I need a visa to enter Egypt?
Yes, Canadian citizens need a visa to enter Egypt, but this can be an electronic visa.
What is the electronic visa for Canadian Citizens?
The Egyptian government launched an eVisa system in 2017 that gives permission to foreign citizens to enter the country with an online process. This system is known as e-Visa.
How many days can I stay in Egypt?
While you get your Canadian passport and the eVisa, you are allowed to remain in this country for 30 days in Total.
What requirements should I take into account?
Before starting the application process, it is best if you gather a few documents you need. Here is the list:
- A 6-month valid passport
- A scan of the information page of your passport
- The destination location name and street address
- Means of payment
How long does the visa expire?
Your Egyptian e-Visa expires 90 days after issued.
What are the prices you need to pay?
This will vary according to how soon you need your eVisa. With iVisa, the options you have are:
Standard – the Egypt eVisa will arrive via email in 6 Business Daysand it has a total cost of USD 55.00.
Rush – Your application will be processed within 4 Business Days, but you will be charged USD 70.00.
Super Rush – for emergency cases, this is the most adequate option to process the eVisa. You get it in just 2 Business Days, but with a higher price: USD 120.00.
All the aforementioned fees are for the 90-day single-entry visa. If you need a multiple-entry Egypt eVisa, prices might vary
Do I need to spend a lot of time on the application form?
You just need some time to complete the online form. In less than 20 minutes you might be ready.
How can I apply for the Egyptian e-Visa?
Step one is about filling the blank spaced with your name, address, email, passport info, etc. You must also select the visa type and the processing time at this point.
Step number two consists of payment and revision.
Finally, you must send the required documents and answer other personal questions. Once you are done, you hit the submit button and wait for your Egypt e-Visa to arrive in the timeframe you selected.
What happens if I'm just in the transit area?
You won't need to apply for a visa as long as your transit layover lasts less than 48 hours.
Keep in mind that you might leave the airport but you will need to keep your documents on hand.
If the stop at the airport lasts less than 6 hours, you will have the possibility to leave the transit area, but not the airport.
What are the requirements if I want to print the Egypt eVisa?
Before entering the country you have to provide a printed version of your Egyptian eVisa. The print should be made on a white letter-size sheet.
I am traveling with my kids, do I need to apply for them too?
No, you don't have to. Parents can apply for their kids in conjunction with their application.
When should I apply for the Egypt e-Visa?
You can do it anytime as long as you plan your trip properly. However, we always recommend to do it at least one to two weeks before the departure date.
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