Egypt’s Government has allowed the release of electronic visas for the citizens of all European Union countries, which means that Latvia is one of them. As a result, an Egypt visa for Latvian citizens is now more accessible than ever. There is no trip to the embassy and no hassle whatsoever. If you want to apply, all you need is iVisa and a few documents. The rest should be plain sailing.
To simplify the process, here's an article we wrote for you so you could get the answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Latvian passport, do I need a visa to visit Egypt?
What is an Egypt e-Visa for Latvian?
The Egypt e-Visa is an authorized document that allows visitors to enter Egypt.
How long is the Egypt e-Visa valid for?
If you're from Latvia, the Egypt e-Visa has a validity of 90 days after issued and it has a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 30 days Total.
What are the requirements for it?
To complete all the application process, you need to have a few documents at hand. There is nothing out of the ordinary, and the requirements are easy to meet. Chances are you already have everything you need, but here is a list of all the things that you should have:
A valid passport – if you do not have a passport, you can get one easily. In case you have one, don't forget to check 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 could be denied.
A scan of the information page of your passport – you have to upload it in the third step of the application form.
Means of payment – You need to do the payment before you submit your application (step two of the application,) that's why you have to get 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, so as you can guess, there's 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.
What are the processing times and prices for this visa?
The price of your e-Visa will depend on two things: processing time and visa type. As for the first one, iVisa has three excellent options:
Standard processing time – when you choose this option, your Egypt e-visa will be sent via e-mail within 6 business days. This is the cheapest processing time you have, so the price is only USD 55.00.
Rush processing time – this alternative will shorten the application processing time for you. Your application will be ready within 4 business days, and you will have to pay USD 85.00.
Super Rush processing time – if you need to be on a plane to Egypt as soon as possible, this is the best option for you. Your application will be ready within 2 business days. As you may have seen, the price goes higher too. You will be charged USD 120.00.
In the case of the visa type, it 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 increase.
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How much time do I need to apply for it?
You can apply for this e-Visa in less than 20 minutes.
How is the application form for Latvian?
The form designed by iVisa could not be simpler. There are three steps you need to go through, and the whole thing should last about 20 minutes.
The first step is to insert your personal information. At this point, you are also required to choose a processing time and a visa type. Keep in mind that both of them will affect the visa cost.
The second step consists of a simple revision and payment to avoid any mistakes.
And the third step will ask you to fill in a personal questionnaire and upload additional documents. That is pretty much it. You submit your application and wait. In case you need any help, iVisa provides assistance 24/7.
All in all, getting an Egypt visa for Latvian citizens is a piece of cake. Your effort is minimal, and iVisa does an excellent job.
What happens after I have finished my form?
After you finish your 3-step application form, you will receive the e-Visa through an email in PDF format. you don't need to deal with the embassy at all We do it for you so you don't lose time at all.
I am traveling with my kids, do I need to create an account for them to apply?
You don't have to. Parents can apply for their children in conjunction with their applications.
How can I apply for my family members?
You can apply for family members or even friends, you just need to make sure to have all the needed documents (you can see above in this article) and apply here introducing his or her data. If you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and filling in the data required.
If I'm a transit passenger, should I apply?
As long as your layover doesn't exceed 48 hours, and you can prove that with an onward flight ticket, then you don't have to apply for an Egypt e-Visa. During that time you can even leave the airport, but always with the proper documentation.
What can I do if I see a mistake in my application?
Your Egypt e-Visa has a link 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. In case you realize of this mistake while applying, please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible to assist you.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get this visa?
There are a lot of travelers who think that personal info leaks and puts them in danger. However, that is not the common case with what we offer. We give 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 a lot of happy customers say about us here.