EGYPT – PASSPORT/VISA
To enter Egypt, as a general rule a passport valid for at least six months from the date of issue of the visa is required by all nationals.
Nationals from all counties are required to obtain a visa prior to arrival.
Citizens of Bahrain, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Malaysia are under a visa-free arrangement with Egypt and may be exempt from requiring a visa on arrival. Other countries, including China, may also be exempt under certain conditions.
Visa on arrival
According to IATA Travel Centre, these countries are eligible to obtain a visa upon arrival in Egypt for 90 days validity.
To apply for the on arrival visa you must be from one of the following countries:
- Czech Republic
- New Zealand
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- United States
- Hong Kong
- San Marino
- Saudi Arabia
- The Vatican
- United Arab Emirates
Please note: If you do not possess a passport issued by one of the above countries, you will not be able to apply for an Egypt visa on arrival. Applicants who are not eligible for a visa on arrival can arrange an Egypt entry visa online by applying for the Egyptian e-Visa.