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iVisa | Updated on Mar 08, 2020

Because all the citizens of the European Union can get an Egypt electronic visa, traveling to this country for German citizens is more accessible than ever. Germans are no longer required to visit the Egyptian embassy whenever they want to travel to this exotic country.

Nowadays, if you have a German passport, you can go through the application process online with minimal effort. iVisa can help you with this process, and in this article, we'll show you some important tips and tricks for you to properly apply online.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I'm from Germany, Do I need a visa to enter Egypt?

Yes, if you're from any country that belongs to the EU, then you need a visa to enter Egypt.

What is an Egypt e-Visa for Germans?

Since November 2017, the Egyptian government implemented an e-Visa system that allows foreigner citizens to enter this country through an online process. The application is quick and simple.

How long can German Citizens stay in Egypt with an e-Visa?

While you have this e-Visa and your german passport, you can stay in Egypt for 30 days in Total.

What requirements do I have to offer?

Before diving into the application form, you should be aware of the requirements. Don't worry, you should have no trouble with meeting all the documents. Here is what you need:

  • 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 – You will also have to answer a set of personal questions. It is nothing out of the ordinary. In iVisa we just want to know the reasons for your travels and such. It should take about 5 minutes of your time.

  • 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.

When you fill in the form, make sure that you also insert your e-mail address correctly. Your Egypt visa will arrive via e-mail, and if you put in an incorrect one, you will not have access to it.

How long is this e-Visa valid for German citizens?

This e-Visa is valid only for 90 days after issued, after that, you cannot longer stay in Egypt.

What are the processing time and fees for Germans?

Two factors determine the cost of your Egypt eVisa. The first one is visa cost and the second one the processing time itself. iVisa gives you three options:

  • Standard processing time – when you select this option, your Egypt e-visa will arrive via e-mail within 6 Business Days. This is the cheapest processing time you have at hand. It costs only USD $80.99.

  • Rush processing time – this option will shorten the application processing time. Your application will be processed within 4 Business Days, and you will be charged . USD $137.99

  • 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 3 Business Days. As you may have guessed, the price goes higher as well. You will be charged USD $194.99.

As you can see, an Egypt visa for German citizens is easy to obtain. It is cheap, and iVisa will assist every step of the way. There is no hassle, no lines, and your effort is minimal.

How long does it take to apply for an Egypt e-Visa if I'm German?

To finish the application form it only takes around 10 minutes.

How is the process to apply for an Egypt e-Visa?

This process is easier than you think. You just need to follow three easy steps to receive your e-Visa.

  1. The first step is made for you to fill in the application form with personal information like name, passport number, and so on.

  2. The second step is very important. Here you have to review what you filled in before.

  3. The last but not least step is for you to continue with the payment. After that, you only have to hit the submit button and wait for your e-Visa to arrive via e-mail.

How Many Times Can I Enter Egypt with my eVisa?

You have Single Entry allowed.

Can I apply for my kids?

Yes, you can since parents can apply for their children in conjunction with their application online.

If I'm a transit passenger, do I have to apply for this e-Visa too?

You don't have to as long as your stay in the transit layover doesn't exceed 48 hours, and you can prove that with an onward flight ticket. During that time you can even leave the airport, but always with the required documentation to prove that you're only transiting trhough.

If your transit time is less than 6 hours, you may leave the transit area, but not the airport.

What are the requirements for printing the Egypt e-Visa?

If you want to enter Egypt, you have to provide a printed version of the e-Visa. This document must be printed on a sheet of blank letter-sized white paper. Keep in mind that double-side or reduced printing will not be accepted.


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Yes, of course. If you want to learn more about Egypt and its visas, you can read this page or even talk to one of our customer service representatives in this link for your convenience.

As you might have guessed, getting an Egypt visa for German citizens is an effortless and very quick process. However, if you still need some assistance, you have to remember that iVisa provides an special support 24/7. Contact us today!

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