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  • Cairo

    Cairo

    Cairo

    The captial of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means "the victorious city". As the region's principal commercial, administrative, and tourist centre.
  • Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Egypt's second largest city (3.5 million people), its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. No city in Egypt has history as rich as that of Alexandria which witnessed so many historic events and legends!
  • Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor hosts one third of the whole monuments and antiquities of the world. Therefore, it is considered one of the most important tourism spots in Egypt and maybe in the whole world.
  • Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan is the 3rd largest city in Egypt and the biggest in Upper Egypt. Aswan was the ancient Egyptians' gateway to Africa. Today Aswan is major stop for may Nile cruise ships depart from Luxor to Aswan everyday.
  • Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm El Sheikh

    Sharm is the the jewel of Egyptian tourism industry now. The city offer some of the finest places for diving and snorkeling in the world, it offers great value for money if compared with many diving spots in the world.
  • Hurhgada

    Hurhgada

    Hurghada

    Hurghada today is a world centre for sea sports such as diving, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, and deep-sea fishing. The unique offshore underwater gardens are justifiably famous amongst divers

Your Entry Visa to Egypt

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Most tourists and visitors to Egypt can obtain its an entry visa at any ports of entry. All foreigners arriving in Egypt should have a valid passport (with at least 6 months left before expiry) to get your entry visa. Egypt visa
However, the entry visa can also be obtained from Egyptian Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad, or when in Egypt ( for extension or renewal) from the visa department at the Travel Documents, Immigration and Nationality Administration (TDINA) at Mogamma building located at Tahrir squire in Cairo city centre.

There are 2 types of Egypt Visa:

Residence Visa: is required for any foreigner arriving in Egypt for purposes other than tourism, e.g. work, study, etc. The possession of a valid entry visa is needed to complete the residence procedure in Egypt.

Tourist Visa:  is usually valid for a period not exceeding one month granted on either single or multiple entry basis.

Egypt Entry Visa is valid only for travel within three months from the date of issue and is valid only for One- month stay in Egypt, beginning on the date of arrival.

If you have a reason to extend your stay, you can do that from the ministry of interior affairs in Egypt after declaring the reasons for that and their acceptance for that reasons.

Egyptian with foreign passports:

Any Egyptian citizen holding foreign passport will be granted a courtesy visa after declaring proof for Egyptian nationality like Egyptian (passport, personal or family identification card or birth certificate), also the foreign wife to Egyptian husband will be granted a courtesy visa after declaring a proof for their marriage.

How Tourists get their visa at the airport:
The Egyptian visa is simply a stamp (like a mail or postage stamp ) that you can buy from the visa office located at arrival hall at port of entry just before the immigration booth; you can't really miss it!

The visa stamp costs $25 USD only. You just stick in any empty page on your passport. Don't worry; it's so easy!

Once you have bought your visa you then stand in line to get your passport stamped by the immigration officer.

Egypt Visa

USEFUL TIP: 

While you are buying your visa, use the opportunity to exchange your currency, to Egypitan pounds.

Visitors entering Egypt at the overland border post at Taba, to visit the Gulf of Aqaba coast and St. Catherine's, can be exempt from requiring a visa and be granted a free residence permit, valid for fourteen days, to visit the area. 

Those in possession of a residence permit, in Egypt, are not required to obtain an entry visa if they leave the country and return to it within the validity of their residence permit, or within six months, whichever period is less.

Here is visa reegulation by geographical maps :

Western Europe:

Europe 

Citizens of the Western European can get a visa from our consulates abroad or upon their arrival to Egypt.

Citizens of Non Eurpian union. are required to be in possession of a pre-arrival visa to Egypt and they CANNOT get a visa upon their arrival:


Asia:

Asia 

Citizens of North Korea, South Korea, Republic of China, Japan, Singapore, Maldives, Nepal, Brunei. can get a visa upon their arrival to Egypt:

Citizens of the rest of Asian citizens are required to be in possession of a pre-arrival visa to Egypt and they CANNOT get a visa upon their arrival.

State Securtiy appoval:
Citizens of the following countries need a prior approval from the Egyptian State Security Authorities in addition to holding a visa:

Iran - Iraq - Kazakhstan - Syria - Kosovo - Lebanon - Sri Lanka


Australia and New Zealand:

Austerlia

Citizen of Australian and Newzeland can get a visa at the airport Upon arrival to Egypt


North America:

north africa 

United states and Canadian citizens can get Egypt entry visa upon their arrival to Egypt at any port of entry.


South America

South america 

South American citizens can get a visa from our consulates abroad or upon their arrival to Egypt at any port of entry.


Africa

africa 

All African Citizens are required to be in possession of a pre-arrival visa to Egypt and they CANNOT get a visa upon their arrival.


Arabic Countries

middle east 

Citizens exempted from getting a visa to Egypt:

Citizens of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Yemen, Geboti, Syria, Oman, Qatar, and Libya.

Citizens required to be in possession of a pre-arrival visa to Egypt:

Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Somalia, Sudan, Mauritania are and they CANNOT get a visa upon their arrival.


anEgyptian Embassies and Consulates around the World

  • Australia

1 Darwin Avenue
Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2600
Tel: (62) 273-4437/8
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Consulate General of the Arab Republic of Egypt - Melbourne
Level 6, 50 Market Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Ph: (+613) 9614 1888/0710
Fax: (+613) 9614 6899
www.egyptianconsulate.org.au
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Egyptian Consulate -- Sydney
335 New South Head Road
Double Bay, Sydney NSW 2028
Tel: (2) 362-3482/8, 327-5538
  • USA

Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt
3521 International CTM.W.
Washington DC, 20008
Tel: (202) 895-5400
Fax: (202) 224-4319/5131
Ambassador's Residence
2301 Massachussettes St.
NW Washington DC, 20008
Egyptian Consulate -- New York
1110 2nd Avenue
New York, New York 10022
Tel: (212) 759-7120/1/2

  • Canada
Egyptian Embassy
454 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario KIN 6R3
Tel: (613) 234-4931 / 35/58
Consulate
1 Place VilleMarie Bureau 2617
Montreal,Canada H3B 4S
tel: 514-866-8455
fax: 514-866-0835
Montreal,Canada
  • Germany
Egyptian Embassy
Konprinzen Str 2
Bad Godesberg, Bonn
Tel: (228) 364000/8/9
Egyptian Embassy -- Berlin Branch
Berliner Str 22
Pankow, Berlin 3
Tel: (30) 482-5095
Egyptian Consulate -- Frankfurt
Eysseneck Str 52
6000 Frankfurt/Main I
Tel: (69) 590557/8
UK
Consulate General Of
The Arab Republic Of Egypt
2 Lowndes St.,
London SW1X 9ET
Entry Visa Application Form
Tel: 020 7235 9777
24 Hour information service
09065 508 933
Obtaining application form by fax
09065 540 833
Obtaining application form by post
09065 266 650
  • Norway


Embassy Head Of Mission Ambassador Magdy Abdel-Meneim Heeny
Drmmensveien 90 A 0244, Oslo 2
TEL:  (47)22200010/22447767/22446876
FAX:  (47)22562268
TELEX 78405 FARISN

NOTE:This mission also serves as a non- resident mission to Iceland
  • Greece

Egyptian Embassy
3 Vassilissis Safies Street
Athens
Tel: (1) 361-8612/3
  • New Zealand, Fiji, Western Samoa,
    Marshal Islands & Papua New Guinea


1 Darwin Avenue,

Yarralumla Canberra ACT 2600
Tel. (612) 62734437- 62734438
Fax (612)62734279
P.O. Box 1 Darwin Avenue, Yarralumla Act 2600
  • Jordan
Egyptian Embassy
3rd Floor, Jebel Amman
Zahran Street, Amman, Tel: (6) 641375/6, 641705
Egyptian Consulate -- Aqaba
Al-Wahdat Al-Jarbiyya
Al-Istiqlal Street
Aqaba
  • Belgium
Avenue de l'Uruguay 19, B-1000 Bruxelles
TEL (322)6635820 - 66358800 - 6635828
FAX (322)6755888
TELEX BOSTAN B 23716
embassy.egypt@skynet.be 
emb.egypt@azeuro.net

egyemb@albnet.net
  • India


Address 1-50 M, Niti Marg, Chanakyapuri

New Delhi- 110021
City - New Delhi
Tel. (9111) 6114096- 6114097
Fax (9111) 6885355
Telex 31 72245 EGND IN

  • Malaysia


Address 28 Lingkungan U-Thant, Off Jalan U-Thant

55000 Kuala Lumpur
City Kuala-Lumpur
Tel. (603) 42568184 - 42568745
Fax (603) 4573515
P.O. Box 12004 Kuala Lumpur

NOTE:

This mission also serves as a non-resident mission to Brunai.
  • Korea


46-1 Hannam Dong,

Yongsan Ku Seoul 140-210 Rep.
City - Seoul
Tel. (822)7490787-7490788 - 7490789
Fax (822) 7952588
Email
embassyegyptkorea@yahoo.com 
P.O. Box 3734, SEOUL
  • China


Suite 2201, Sino Plaza, 255 Gloucester Road, Causewaybay,

Hong Kong
City - Hong Kong
Tel. (+852)28270668 - 28270952
Fax (+852)28272100
Email
: egyptcg@netvigator.com   
Telex: 73030 ZAFAR HX
  • Austria

P.O BOX, 129 Vienna
TEL (431)3708104 - 3708106 - 3681134 - 3681135
FAX (431)3708127
TELEX 115623
egyptian.embassy@netway.at  

  • Pakistan

Plot NO. 38-51 UN Boulevard - Diplomatic Enclave Ramna 5-4, Islamabad
City - Islamabad
Tel. (9251)2209072 - 2209082
Fax (9251)2279552
P.O. Box 2088
  • Norway

Embassy Head Of Mission Ambassador Magdy Abdel-Meneim Heeny
Drmmensveien 90 A 0244

Oslo 2
TEL (47)22200010/22447767/22446876
FAX (47)22562268
TELEX 78405 FARISN

NOTE:
This mission also serves as a non- resident mission to Iceland.
  • Turkey

Ataturk Bulvari NO.126, 06680 Kavaklidere

Ankara

P.O BOX. 06680TEL (90312)4684647/4261026/4266478
FAX (90312)4270099

egankara@yahoo.com

Consulate General
173, Cevdetpasa Cadbebek

Istanbul, P.O BOX
37 P. K. 80810
TEL (90212)2652440 -2636038
FAX (90212) 2574428
miscons-ist@emailaccount.com    
  • France
Egyptian Embassy
56, Avenue d'Iena
75116 Paris
Tel: (1) 47 20 97 70 / 47 20 75 97
Egyptian Consulate -- Paris
58, Avenue Foch
75116 Paris
Tel: (1) 45 00 84 64 / 45 00 49 52
  • Thailand

Las. Colinas Building 42 nd Floor 6 Sukhumvit 21 Bangkok 10110
City -Bangkok
Tel. (062)6617184- 2620236
Fax (062) 2620235
Telex 82544 Boustan Th

NOTE: This mission also serves as a non- resident mission to Cambodia

  • Belgium
Avenue de l'Uruguay 19, B-1000 Bruxelles
TEL (322)6635820 - 66358800 - 6635828
FAX (322)6755888
TELEX BOSTAN B 23716
embassy.egypt@skynet.be 
emb.egypt@azeuro.net
 
egyemb@albnet.net
  • Austria

P.O BOX
129, Vienna
TEL (431)3708104 - 3708106 - 3681134 - 3681135
FAX (431)3708127
TELEX 115623
egyptian.embassy@netway.at 

  • Mexico

Embajada de la Rep�blica Arabe de Egipto, Alejandro Dumas No. 131 , Colonia Polanco, 11560, M�xico DF
Tal: (5) 2 81 06 98
Fax. (5) 2 82 12 94

  • Singapore

75 Grange Road,

Singapore
City - Singapore
Tel. (65)67371881
Fax (65)67323422

Related links:

Foreign embassy contacts and addresses in Egypt