Visa Requirements for Egypt

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 13 countries can travel to Egypt without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

  • Visa-Free3 monthsVisa not required for passengers aged 50 years and above or 16 years and below.
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free3 monthsVisitors must be holding a normal 5-year passport, provided passport does not contain a stamp from the Jordanian Registration Office on the reverse side cover of the passport.
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free90 daysValid for 90 days within 180 days.
    Visa not required if arriving at Borg El Arab Airport in Alexandria, Hurghada Airport or Sharm El Sheikh Airport for South Sinai resorts on a charter flight.
    Visa not required if travelling as part of a tourist group that consists of at least 10 persons who hold a return ticket, booked accommodation and a signed guarantee letter from a travel agency.
    Visa not required for citizens under the age of 16 and over the age of 50.
    Visa not required for sons and daughters of citizens of Egypt.
  • Visa-FreeOnly the age provided older than 45 or younger than 18 or being a female.
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free6 months
  • Visa-Free6 months
  • Visa-FreeVisa Exemptions:
    Sons and daughters born to an Egyptian father.
    Accepted proof of Egyptian nationality is: (copy of) a birth certificate, passport or national ID card of the relative.
    Visa Issuance:
    Passengers with a valid and used visa issued by Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 30 days.
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    Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free3 monthsOnly applies citizens older than 45 or younger than 18 years of age.

Visa On Arrival

Visa to travel in Egypt can be obtained at airports and other borders crossings for Passport holders of 61 countries.

eVisa

Passport holders for 8 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Egypt.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 daysPassengers with a residence permit issued by a GCC Member State can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 30 days. The residence permit must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date.
    If travelling as a part of an organized tourist group that consists of at least 10 persons and holding both onward and return flight tickets, booked accommodation and a signed Letter of Guarantee (LG) from an Egyptian travel agency, a visa on arrival in Egypt can be obtained
    Air transit passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 48 hours do not need visas. Leaving the airport is permitted for passengers with transit time between 6 and 48 hours. Passengers with transit time of less than 6 hours may leave the transit area but not the airport; however, this exemption does not apply when transiting through Alexandria (HBE).
    EgyptAir passengers can obtain free 96 hour transit visa at EgyptAir transit visa office at cairo airport.
  • eVisa30 days30 days on arrival for group tourists. Individual travelers need to get visa in advance.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 days

eVisa / On Arrival

On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / authorization is available to passport holders of 60 countries to travel to Egypt.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysTourists arriving at Sharm El Sheikh, Saint Catherine or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts do not require a visa up to 14 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival1 monthRemarks updated .VOA is available in any land, air or sea port of entry for 25 USD, or e-Visa is available. (25 USD for once and 60 USD for multi entry)
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRemarks updated .ID card valid.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysChinese citizens are eligible to apply for e-Visa.
    Per IATA, Chinese citizens are eligible to apply for visa on arrival for a maximum stay of one month with a Letter of Guarantee from a local travel agency.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa free for a max. stay of 15 days for holders of normal passports, traveling as tourists and arriving at Sharm El Sheik (SSH), Saint Catherine (SKV) or Taba (TCP) airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysID card valid, passport type photo is required on arrival.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysID card valid, passport type photo is required on arrival.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysEntry will be refused if there is any indication of previous travel to Israel.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa required, except for a max. stay of 15 days for holders of normal passports, traveling as tourists and arriving at Sharm El Sheik (SSH), Saint Catherine (SKV) or Taba (TCP) airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysID card valid
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 15 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRemarks updated .On-arrival visa costs 25 USD.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysCitizen Card valid
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 dayse-Visa issued for 30 days.
    Visa-free travel for tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheikh, St. Catherine, or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts up to 15 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 dayse-Visa issued for 30 days.
    Extension of stay is possible.
    Visa free for tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheik, Saint Catherine or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts for a maximum stay of 15 days.
  • Saint Martin (Netherlands) PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days15 day free visa on arrival if arriving and departing from Sharm El-Sheikh, St Catherine and Taba Airports
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa required, except for a max. stay of 15 days for holders of normal passports, traveling as tourists and arriving at Sharm El Sheik (SSH), Saint Catherine (SKV) or Taba (TCP) airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRemarks updated .Extension of stay is possible.
    Tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheikh, Saint Catherine or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts do not require a visa for up to 15 days.
  • United Kingdom PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • United States Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 dayse-Visa issued for 30 days.
    Visa-free travel for tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheikh, St. Catherine, or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts up to 15 days.
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 dayse-Visa issued for 30 days.
    Visa-free travel for tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheikh, St. Catherine, or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts up to 15 days.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Egypt, passport holders of 87 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Egypt. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

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