Visa / Service Type
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Business single entry Egypt visa
Business multiple entry Egypt visa
EGYPT visas take 3-4 working days to issue in the embassy & is valid for 6 months from the date of issue.
How To Make An Application
What To Include In Your Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.
2 X passport photos. The photos should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.
Please include a letter from your employing company to confirm your employment and business visit. You must also take a copy of this letter to Egypt with you.
Visa Application Form
Download, Print and Fill in the form
The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.
Nationals from (Arab countries) are advised to contact the Consulate General before applying for the visa in order to confirm the required documentation.
For holders of travel documents and nationals from the following countries, visa APPROVAL MUST BE SOUGHT from the competent Authorities in Egypt & we will not be able to assist: Iran, Tunisia, Somalia, Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan (non residents in the UK), Djibouti, Mauritania, Comoros, Burundi, Rwanda, Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Mali, Niger, Chad, Israel, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Moldova, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Nationals from UK , EU and USA travelling to Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba and Taba resorts ONLY, for a maximum of 15 DAYS, do not require a visa prior to travelling as a free entry permission stamp will be granted upon arrival. If they intend to travel outside of the above mentioned areas they MUST obtain a Visa.
Malaysian nationals can stay in Egypt for up to two weeks without a visa. If their stay exceeds two weeks, the usual requirements apply
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa upon arrival at any of the Egyptian ports of entry: Australia, Canada, Croatia, EU, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, UK, Ukraine and USA
Transit visas are required by all continuing their journey to a third country within 12 hours without leaving the airport, provided holding confirmed tickets
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas. All infants under 1 year are exempt. Air passengers in transit coming from countries or areas without a certificate will be detained in the precincts of the airport until they resume their journey.
Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Polio, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.
Risks: Malaria- very limited risk exists from Jun-Oct in El Faiyum area (no reported cases since 1998). Rabies.
Apart from along the Mediterranean coast Egypt's climate is nearly entirely desert. The winter period (Nov-Mar) on the Mediterranean coast can be variable although it is usually sunny. Summers are hot but temperatures are tempered by strong sea breezes. In the south summer temperatures can be intense, however, the low humidity makes the heat more bearable and winters are dry and sunny.
Location of Egypt: North Africa
Local Time in Egypt: GMT+3
Capital City of Egypt: Cairo
Population of Egypt: 83 million
Language(s) spoken in Egypt: Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Dialling Code for Egypt: 20
Emergency numbers in Egypt: Police: 122 (Cairo), 22147 (Aswan), 960151-122 (Alexandria), 23929 (Suez). Fire: 125 (Cairo). Ambulance: 123 (Cairo)
Driving in Egypt: Driving is on the left. International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Egypt: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Egypt: Egyptian Pound (EGP 1 = 100 Piastres)
Notes: EGP: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200
Coins: Piastres: 5, 10, 20, 25, 100
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards and travellers cheques are accepted. Exchange of foreign currencies is allowed at banks and exchange offices
Opening Hours in Egypt:
Bank: 0830-1400 Sun-Thur
Office: 0900-1500 Sat-Thur
Shops: 0900-1900 Tue-Wed & Fri-Sat, 0900-2000 Mon & Thur (winter), 0900-1230 & 1600-2000 (except Mon & Thur)(summer)