Get a Egypt Visa

Tourist Application Requirements for a Egypt Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including two copies of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact CIBTvisas at 800-929-2428 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. CIBTvisas Order Form

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

  4. Visa Application Form

    You must provide one original and one copy of the visa application form found in this kit. The application forms must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed
    • For the box labeled "Other Information," specify the name of your employer.  If applicable, use "Student" or "Retired" instead of employer.

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  6. Hotel Confirmation

    You must provide a confirmation of your hotel accommodation during your trip.

  7. Copy of Driver's License

    You must provide a copy of the front and back of your driver's license. The copy must:

    • Display your name as it appears on your passport
    • Display the current residence address as provided on your visa application

  8. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate

    Applicants arriving from a yellow fever risk area or applicants who transited through such an area for more than 12 hours must provide a yellow fever certificate. Applicants will also be required to present the Yellow Fever certificate upon arrival.

  9. Visa Upon Arrival

    It is possible to obtain your visa upon arrival.  Visa requirements and restrictions vary greatly when obtaining an on arrival visa.  The local immigration officials also hold the right to refuse entry to anyone for any reason.  We strongly recommend that you obtain your visa prior to departure.  Should you choose to obtain your visa upon arrival, you will need to inquire with your airline if boarding is allowed without a visa. Business activities are not permitted if admitted as a tourist.

Business Visa Application Requirements for a Egypt Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including two copies of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact CIBTvisas at 800-929-2428 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a U.S. mailing address. Use the included sample Business Cover Letter to complete your letter.When printing your Business Cover Letter, you must:

    • You must to provide 2 copies of the business cover letter

  4. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name and passport number of the applicant
    • Request the same validity of visa as in the Business Introduction Letter
    • Specify the requested number of entries you are requesting for your visa 
    • Include the name, address and telephone number of the organisation(s) to be visited

  5. CIBTvisas Order Form

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

  6. Visa Application Form

    You must provide two fully completed the visa application forms found in this kit. The application forms must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed
    • For the box labeled "Other Information," specify the name of your employer.  If applicable, use "Student" or "Retired" instead of employer.

  7. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include two copies of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  8. Hotel Confirmation

    You must provide a confirmation of your hotel accommodation during your trip.

  9. Copy of Driver's License

    You must provide a copy of the front and back of your driver's license. The copy must:

    • Display your name as it appears on your passport
    • Display the current residence address as provided on your visa application

  10. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate

    Applicants arriving from a yellow fever risk area or applicants who transited through such an area for more than 12 hours must provide a yellow fever certificate. Applicants will also be required to present the Yellow Fever certificate upon arrival.

Additional Info

  1. When is the best time to apply for my Egypt visa?

    The best time to apply for your Egypt visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.
  2. Do I have to send you my passport to get a Egypt visa? Is it safe to send a passport?

    You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Egypt visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa requests cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application and passport to CIBTvisas in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx, UPS, Express Mail or Certified Mail.

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