Since December 2017, the citizens of 46 countries can get a visa for Egypt using an online process. The document is called e-Visa, and the application process is entirely online.
To know more about this process, we invite you to keep reading this article.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I'm from Malta, Do I have to apply for a visa to travel to Egypt?
Yes, you need a visa, but you can have one from the comfort of your home. Malta is one of the countries that can get an e-Visa to enter Egypt.
What is an Egypt e-Visa for Maltese Citizens?
This is an official document that the Egyptian Government launched in 2017. It has an electronic system that allows foreigner citizens to enter the country.
How long can Maltese citizens stay in Egypt with the e-Visa?
If you're from Malta and you have your e-Visa, you can stay in Egypt for 30 days Total.
What are the requirements?
Before filling in the form, it is recommended to get all the required documents. The list is not very long, and there is a good chance that you already have everything needed. Here is the list of documents:
A valid passport – If you do not have a passport, you can get one easily. And in case you have one, make sure that it is valid and will remain like that at least for another six months from your date of arrival in Egypt. Otherwise, your visa application could be denied by the Immigration checkpoint.
A scan of the information page of your passport – You will be asked to upload this in step three of the application form.
Payment Methods – Since you are required to make the payment before you submit your application (step two of the application,) you need to have a payment method for it. You can use a credit or debit card, or even a Paypal account if you have one.
A valid e-mail address – iVisa will send you the document via e-mail, which means that there is no room for any mistakes when you fill in the application form for the Egypt e-Visa. If you fail to type in the correct e-mail address, you will not have access to your visa, which is something unfortunate because you'll have to go through the application process again. Double-check the spelling before you submit the online form.
How long is this e-Visa valid for?
Your Egypt e-Visa is valid only for 90 days after issued. Consider that after that you cannot longer stay in Egypt.
What are the prices and processing times?
One of the best things about e-Visas is that they are affordable to get. The total price of your Egypt e-Visa depends on two things: visa type and processing time. As for the last thing mentioned, iVisa gives you three options:
Standard processing time – when you select this method, you Egypt e-visa will arrive in your e-mail inbox within 6 Business Days. This is the least expensive processing time you have at hand. You'll have to pay USD 55.00 and nothing else.
Rush processing time – this method will shorten the application processing time. Your form will be ready in 4 Business Days. However, that extra day has an extra price, o you'll be charged USD 70.00 in total.
Super Rush processing time – if you have an emergency and you need to be on a plane to Egypt as fast as possible, this is the alternative 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 for the urgency.
Important note: the fees above are made to a single-entry 30-day Egypt e-Visa. In case you need one with multiple entries, then you have to pay a little bit more. You can check the prices here.
How much time do I need to apply?
You'll need just a few minutes to finish your application process.
How can I apply?
As soon as you get everything you need, you can move forward and start completing the online form. This process is easy to understand and is split into three simple steps.
The first step will simply ask you to fill in your personal information. You'll also have to choose the visa type and processing time. They will both determine the total price of your e-Visa
The second step consists of revision and payment.
And the last step will require you to upload additional documents and fill in the questionnaire. After you complete these steps, you can submit your application and wait for your visa to arrive.
Thanks to iVisa, an Egypt visa for French citizens is simple to get. The process is entirely online, comfortable to go through, and if you need any assistance, you can call iVisa’s support service 24/7.
How many times can I enter Egypt with this e-Visa?
You're able to have a Single Entry visa.
Can I apply for a Single Entry or for a Multiple Entry visa?
You're able to apply for any of them, just don't forget that you cannot apply for both at the same time.
If I'm a transit passenger, do I need an e-Visa too?
In case you stay in the International Transit Area for less than 48 hours, and you have proof of it, then you don't need to apply for an e-Visa. During that time you can even leave the airport, but always with the proper documentation.
Just remember that if your layover is less than 6 hours, you may leave the transit area, but you're not allowed to leave the airport.
How should I print my e-Visa?
Your e-Visa must be printed on a sheet of blank letter-sized white paper. And also remember that double-side or reduced printing will not be accepted.
Is it safe to apply with iVisa's services?
iVisa is highly rated due to the maximum-security system it has with personal information, so it is completely safe to apply with the services offered. In other words, you can feel completely secure, we won't risk your information.
Where can I read more info about it?
As you might have seen, this entire process is effortless and simple to understand. However, if you still require some help, you have to remember that iVisa provides a special support 24/7. Contact us today!