Egypt’s visa policy states that the members of 46 countries are now allowed to obtain an electronic visa. Italy is one of those countries, which means that an Egypt visa for Italian citizens is more accessible than ever. Instead of going to the Italian embassy to get your papers, all you have to do is use the services provided by iVisa. You go online, fill in an online application form, and the Italian e-Visa will arrive in your e-mail inbox.
But to help you with the whole process, we brought you this article with some useful tips.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have an Italian passport, do I need a visa to visit Egypt?
What is an Egypt e-Visa?
The eVisa is an authorization document that allows visitors to enter Egypt.
How long is the Egypt e-Visa valid for?
This Egypt eVisa has a validity of 90 days after issued and grants a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 30 days Total.
What are the documents required to apply if I'm from Italy?
Before filling in the form, there are a few things you should prepare. Also, there are a few other requirements you should meet. Here is a list of all those requirements:
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.
Complete a personal questionnaire – step three of the application form will also require you to answer a set of personal questions. It is nothing out of the ordinary. They just want to know the reasons for your travels and such.
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?
The price of your Egypt e-Visa depends on two things: processing time and visa type. As for the first one, iVisa comes with three excellent options:
Standard processing time – when you select this option, your Egypt e-visa will arrive via e-mail within 6 business days. This is the cheapest processing time you have at hand. It costs only USD 55.00.
Rush processing time – this option will shorten the application processing time by one day. Your application will be processed within 4 business days, and you will be charged USD 85.00.
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 2 business days. As you may have guessed, the price goes higher as well. You will be charged USD 120.00.
The second factor, the visa type, means that you can choose between a single-entry visa or a multiple-entry visa. The fees for the first type are found above, and the price for the second can go up.
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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?
Once you have everything you need, you can move on to the application form. It is simple to understand, and it consists of three steps.
The first one will ask you to fill in your personal information, as well as to select a processing time and a visa type. Both of them will determine the cost of your document. As for the processing time, you have three options:
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
Step three consists of additional documents to upload and a personal questionnaire. When you are done, you just submit your application and wait.
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 don't have to do it. 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.
If I'm a transit passenger, do I have to apply?
If your stay in the transit layover doesn't exceed 48 hours, and you can also prove that with an onward flight ticket, then you don't have to apply for a visa. During that time you can even leave the airport, but always with the required documentation.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
Your Egypt e-Visa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then we're not able to make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you with another service fee. So, if this is the case, please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible 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 what we offer. 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.