How to Get a Tourist Visa for Egypt

Egypt Tourist Visa

Egypt Tourist Visa

If you are going to Egypt for a short stay for tourist, you might need to secure a tourist visa for your trip depending on what country you are from.

(Go to my Egypt visa page for information on other types of visas for Egypt.)

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Egypt Tourist Visa.

  • Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Egypt:  No.
    • A passport and visa are required. Tourists can obtain a renewable 30-day tourist visa on arrival at an Egyptian airport for a fee, payable in U.S. dollars.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Egypt:
    • Check this list to see if you need to get a visa for Egypt.
Find your consulate
  • If you’re inside the U.S: Click here to find the Egypt Embassy or Consulate that services your jurisdiction (based on the State you live in).
Gather your required documents
  • The official list of required supporting documents is here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but you should definitely check the website of the Consulate or Embassy you found in Step 1 above to confirm what is required for you.
  • If you are applying in the United States, the Embassy of Egypt website has a great list here.
Visa Fee
  • Visa fees might vary depending on where you apply, so go to the website of the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
  • People applying in the United Kingdom can find their visa fees here.
Submit your required materials
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate and embassy to embassy, so you will need to check the submission instructions at the website of the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.
Get your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Egypt will give to you your brand new Egypt visa.

Don't get sick
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