As of December 2017, Egypt has allowed the citizens of 46 countries to get an electronic visa, and the Netherlands is on that list. It means that an Egypt visa for Dutch citizens is now available online. Instead of going to the embassy and applying for a visa, all you need to do is use the services provided by iVisa. The process is entirely online, cheap, and your efforts are minimal.
What do you need?
Before filling in the application form, you should know that iVisa will ask you to provide a few things. However, the requirements are minimal, and the chances are you already have everything. Here is what you need:
A valid passport – if you do not have a passport, you can get one easily. If you have one, make sure that it is valid and will remain as such 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.
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.
A valid e-mail address – iVisa will send you the document via e-mail, which means that there is no room for error when you fill in the application. If you fail to type in the correct address, you will not have access to your visa, which is most unfortunate because you have to go through the application process again. Double-check the spelling before you submit your application, and you should be fine.
Egypt Visa for Dutch citizens – processing time and prices
The amount you will be charged depends on the processing time and visa type. As for the former, iVisa provides three options to satisfy the needs and pockets of everyone:
Standard processing time – when you select this option, your Egypt e-visa will arrive via e-mail within 5 business days. This is the cheapest processing time you have at hand. It costs only $50. $25 is the price of the visa itself, and the other half goes to iVisa as a service fee.
Rush processing time – this option will shorten the application processing time by one day. Your application will be processed within four business days, and you will be charged $80.
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 3 business days. As you may have guessed, the price goes higher as well. You will be charged $115.
As for visa type, you have two choices: single-entry visa and multiple-entry visa. The fees for the first one can be found above, while the second is $35 more expensive.
The document you receive will allow you a stay of maximum 30 days in Egypt. As you can see, the visa is easy to obtain, and you barely have to do anything. The application form is pretty straightforward, and if you need any help completing it, iVisa provides assistance 24/7.