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 get it in no more than 2 Business Days. Not to mention that it doesn't have a high price either.
If you want to learn more about this eVisa, you can keep reading more useful information below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is an Egyptian eVisa for Swiss Citizens?
This eVisa is a new system implemented for the Government of Egypt that permits Swiss citizens to get it electronically without visiting an Embassy.
How many Egyptian eVisa types can swiss apply to?
If you're Swiss, then the only eVisa that you can apply is the Egypt eVisa.
How long can Swiss Citizens stay in Egypt?
They can remain in Egypt for 30 days in Total.
What are the documents required for this eVisa?
While we will do most of the process 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 6-month passport
- A scan of the information page of your passport
- Means of payment
- A valid email address
We are currently accepting debit/credit cards and Paypal. All payments are done online. The email serves as a connector between the applicant and iVisa, so please remember to send a valid email account.
What is the validity of the eVisa?
They are permitted to use the document for 90 days (from the issuance date.)
How much does it cost the eVisa?
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 alternatives:
Standard processing time (3 Business Days) --> USD 87.00.
Rush processing time (2 Business Days) --> USD 117.00.
Super Rush processing time (12 hours) -->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 in Total.
If you're ready to start your application, then click here.
Will it take a long time to apply for the eVisa?
The time you need to spend on the application will be less than 20 minutes. This is because you will only have to fill out a short form online.
What are the steps to apply for a visa?
Things are simplified by the service system we have online. Just put a small effort in the application form. All you have to do is to complete these three stages:
Fill out the online application form, providing your private info like your name, email address, arrival and departure date, etc. Here you must also need to select the timeframe of the processing for your eVisa (standard, rush, or super rush.)
Pay the service fee and Government fee online by your credit/debit card or Paypal. When you finish your application and payment, you will receive a confirmation email of your eVisa order.
Last but not least, attach the required documents and then click on ''submit application.''
Then we will process your Egypt eVisa and send it to you via email. It is simple to get this eVisa with our services, so do not wait more and apply now!
How often can I enter Egypt with this eVisa?
The number of entries will depend on the choice you make when apply online. Egypt eVisa offers two types of entries: single and multiple.
If I travel with my children who are minors, should they also apply for a visa?
They will also be required to apply for a visa but can be added to the same application form as the parents.
Once I arrive at the airport in Egypt, what should I present?
- Passport valid for at least six months after the arrival date.
- Printout of the eVisa.
- 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 eVisa?
It's recommended to apply for this eVisa at least 7 days before your departure. However, we can help you out in case of an emergency.
Example of an approved Egypt eVisa:
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.