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Egypt Visa for US Citizens

Egypt Visa for US Citizens
iVisa | Updated on Sep 15, 2019

As of December 2017, US citizens have access to Egypt electronic visas. As a result, an Egypt visa for US citizens has never been so easy to obtain. You are no longer required to visit Egypt’s embassy to get your document. Instead, you can use iVisa and get you visa completing an online process. It is affordable, fast, and efficient. It cannot get any better than that.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I have a US passport, do I need a visa to visit Egypt?

Yes, US passport holders need a visa to enter Egypt. You can apply online here and check requirements here.

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 is valid for 90 days after issued and grants a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 30 days Total per entry.

What are the documents required to apply?

In order to get started, you need to provide a few things. The requirements are easy to meet, and you should have no issues getting everything you need. Here is a list of what you are required to provide:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A valid e-mail address – iVisa will send you the document via e-mail, which means that there is 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.

What are the processing times and prices?

Two factors will determine the cost of your visa: the processing time and the visa type. As for the first one, iVisa gives you three options:

  1. Standard processing time – when you select this option, your Egypt eVisa will arrive via e-mail within 6 days. This is the cheapest processing time you have at hand. It costs only USD 55.00 (service fees included).

  2. 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 (service fees included).

  3. 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 (service fees included).

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How does the Egypt eVisa work?

The Egypt eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Egypt Government.

We use the Egypt eVisa system to process an eVisa by entering the applicant's information.

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?

iVisa designed an easy to comprehend application form. It is broken down into three simple steps, and if you have any trouble completing it, you can call the support service that is available 24/7.

  1. The first step will ask you to insert your personal information such as name, address, passport info, and a few others. You are also required to select the visa type and processing time.

  2. The second step consists of revision and payment.

  3. The last one will ask you to answer a set of personal questions and upload a few additional documents.

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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.

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.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

For a faster resolution click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. You also can find more info and FAQs here.

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