The UK is on the list of 46 countries whose citizens can apply for an Egypt electronic visa. As a result, an Egypt visa for UK citizens can be obtained online. You can use the services provided by iVisa, and the entire process is online. You are not required to go to the embassy, you will not waste any time, and all that is possible with little money. It cannot get any better than that.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a UK passport, do I need a visa to visit Egypt?
What is an Egypt eVisa?
The eVisa is an authorization document that allows visitors to enter Egypt.
How long is the Egypt eVisa 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?
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 cost of your visa depends on two things: processing time and visa type. As for the former, iVisa gives you three excellent choices:
Standard processing time – when you select this option, your Egypt e-visa will arrive via e-mail within 6 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 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 48 hours. As you may have guessed, the price goes higher as well. You will be charged USD 120.00.
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How does the Egypt eVisa work?
In November 2017, the Egyptian government implemented a new eVisa system that streamlines the application process and speeds up lines at border control. The application process is quick and simple - you just need to provide some basic information.
An eVisa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Egypt. Once your application is approved, we recommend that you carry a printed copy of the document.
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.
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 transiting through Egypt, do I need an eVisa?
You will not need one if your transit time/layover will be less than 48 hours (you must show your onward flight ticket). Leaving the airport may be permitted but you will have to hand over your passport. You will need to inquire with your airline, as many offer short duration tours to their passengers with transit times/layovers between 6 and 48 hours.
If your transit time is less than 6 hours, you may leave the transit area, but not the airport.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
Your Egypt eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee. So, if this is the case, please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat 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 our services. 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.