Visa policy & Requirements

Know before you go

Most foreign nationals must travel with an approved visa for Egypt, which is usually obtained in advance. 

Eligible nationalities can apply online for the visa for Egypt. Those who aren’t must go to the nearest Egyptian embassy. Although in some cases a visa on arrival is available, it usually involves long queues and waiting times at the airport so it’s best to avoid it when possible.  

Applying online is the easiest and fastest way, and it also lets you reach the border with the comfort of knowing you already have the necessary travel authorization. You will be able to apply for:

  • The single-entry Egypt visa, with a validity of 3 months 
  • The multiple-entry visa for Egypt, with a validity of 6 months


All people intending to travel to Egypt, whether for tourism, business, study, visits, medical treatment, etc. must apply for and obtain one of the following permits or visas:

Single entry Tourist Visa

  • Length of Stay: this type of visa allows for one single stay in Egypt of up to 30 days. 
  • Validity: the single-entry visa has a validity of 3 months from the issue date. This means that the holder must register their entry in Egypt within that 3-month period, for a stay of up to 30 days once in the country. 
  • Use: this visa is for tourists that plan one single visit to Egypt or those who are embarking on short business trips.

Multiple entries tourist visa

  • Length of Stay: this visa gives its holders the flexibility of being able to enter and leave the country multiple times. Each individual stay can last up to 30 days.
  • Validity: this visa type has a validity of 6 months from the issue date. During that 6-month period, the holder of the visa can make multiple trips to Egypt, but each individual stay has to be of 30 days or less. 
  • Use: this visa is perfect for travelers who need to take multiple trips to Egypt in a short period of time, be it for business, tourism or personal reasons.

Who is eligible for eVisa Egypt?

All EU citizens  



 Antigua and Barbuda

















 Costa Rica



 Dominican Republic


 El Salvador


















 Marshall Islands







 New Zealand


 North Korea

 North Macedonia




 Papua New Guinea




 Saint Lucia

 Saint Vincent & Grenadines


 San Marino

 São Tomé and Príncipe

 Saudi Arabia




 Solomon Islands

 South Africa

 South Korea

 South Sudan





 Trinidad and Tobago




 United Kingdom

 United States



 Vatican City


Health-related Egypt entry requirements

Vaccines won’t cover all the possible health issues you could encounter while exploring an exotic country such as Egypt. For example, to avoid the “Pharaoh’s Curse” and other food-related diseases, foreigners must avoid uncooked meals, tap water and swimming or washing in freshwater

Mosquito-borne diseases can also be an issue: all travelers should purchase strong insect repellent before boarding their flight to Egypt. Don’t get close to or pet wild animals.

Besides that, it’s important to be aware of the fact that not all prescription medicines are allowed in Egypt. To travel to Egypt with prescription medication you will need to provide a certificate from a professional stating the needed amount and reasons for taking the medication. The medicine should be in its original package along with its dispensing label so it can be checked by the border officers. Travelers should note that some over-the-counter medications are controlled in Egypt, and any prescription medication containing Methadone is strictly forbidden. For a detailed overview of the medication Egypt entry requirements, you can click here.

To avoid any unpleasant surprises, remember to periodically check the current travel requirements to Egypt as they can be subject to sudden changes. You can contact your closest Embassy or Consulate in case of any doubts regarding prescription medication.

Our Customer Support

If you would like more information or have any questions regarding travel requirements, entry restrictions, or any other related concerns, please feel free to contact us. We are here to assist you and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information available. Applying for your travel needs through our company ensures a streamlined process, making everything easy and convenient for you. Our experienced team will guide you through the application process, ensuring that all necessary documents are submitted correctly and thoroughly checked for any mistakes. Your peace of mind and satisfaction are our top priorities, and we are committed to providing excellent service to make your travel experience as smooth as possible.