An Egypt visa for Swiss citizens is available in electronic format since December 2017. That means that you are no longer required to visit Egypt’s embassy to get your visa. You're able to apply online for this document using a computer, tablet, or smartphone with an internet connection.
The process could not be simpler, and if you use iVisa, you can have your visa in as little as 2 business days. Not to mention that it doesn't have a high price either.
If you want to learn more about this e-Visa, you can keep reading more useful information below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is an Egyptian e-Visa for Swiss Citizens?
This is a document that's electronically linked to your passport and it gives you permission to enter Egypt for tourism purposes.
How many types of e-Visas are there for Swiss who want to travel to Egypt?
If you're Swiss, then you're able to have just one type of Egyptian e-Visa, which is the Egypt e-Visa.
How long can Swiss Citizens stay in Egypt?
Once you have your e-Visa, you're able to stay for 30 days Total in Egypt.
What are the requirements?
While iVisa will do most of the hard work for you, you are still required to provide a few documents. There is nothing out of the ordinary, and the chances of you already having everything you need are pretty high. Here is a list of the requirements:
A valid passport – If you don't have a passport, you can get one easily. And in case you already 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 could be denied.
A scan of the information page of your passport – This is an important document since you will be required to upload it in step three of the application form.
Means of payment – You are required to make the payment before you submit your application (step two of the application), that's why you need to have a credit or debit card. But if you have a Paypal account, you can use 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 mistakes 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.
How long is the Egypt e-Visa for Swiss Citizens valid for?
The Egypt e-Visa is valid for 90 days after issued.
What are the processing times and fees?
The cost of your visa is determined by the processing time you choose when you deal with the application form and the visa type. As for the first, you have three options:
Standard processing time – when you select this option, your Egypt e-visa will arrive via e-mail within 3 business days. This is the cheapest processing time you have at hand. It costs only USD 87.00.
Rush processing time – your application will be processed within 2 business days, and you will be charged USD 117.00.
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 12 hours. As you may have guessed, the price goes higher as well. You will be charged USD 152.00.
The fees for a Single Entry visa are listed above, and a Single Entry visa is more expensive: USD 87.00, USD 117.00 and USD 152.00, respectively. Both types will allow a maximum stay of 30 days Total.
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How long does it take to apply for this Egyptian e-Visa?
In 20 minutes or even less, you're ready with your Egypt e-Visa. The process is quite easy and you require nothing else than a computer or cellphone with an internet connection.
How can I apply for this e-Visa?
iVisa has simplified things for you by creating an effortless application form. All you have to do is to complete these three steps:
The first one will require you to write your personal information. You also have to choose a processing time and visa type.
In the second step you have to make the payment and also review step one.
The last step is about additional documents you have to upload if necessary. In this part, you will be required to answer a few personal questions too. Once you are done, you just submit your application and wait.
It is obvious that an Egypt visa for Swiss citizens is simple to get, and you will be more than satisfied with the ending result.
How many times can I enter Egypt with my e-Visa?
This will vary according to your type of visa. You can apply for a single or multiple entry visa, so you can enter just once or multiple times. Remember that you shouldn't exceed the time limit.
I'm planning to travel with my kids, do I need to create an account for them as well?
No, you don't have to. You're able to apply for them in conjunction with your own application.
What documents do I have to show once I arrive in Egypt?
As soon as you arrive at the airport, these are the documents you should provide:
- Passport valid for at least six months after the arrival date. e-Visa printout.
- Travel itinerary.
- Supporting letter, e.g. letter from company or invitation letter for business/family visits.
- Hotel bookings/details about places you plan to visit if you’re going as a tourist.
**When should I apply for the Egypt e-Visa?
It's recommended to apply for this e-Visa at least 7 days before your departure. However, we can help you out in case of an emergency.
How does the e-Visa to Egypt look like?
Where can I read more about Egypt visas?
As you can see, an Egypt visa for Swiss citizens is more than affordable. The application process is simple, and in case you need help with any of it, iVisa puts at your disposal an excellent support service. Someone is ready to take your call 24/7.