Passports & visa

Getting a Visa

Most tourists and visitors to Egypt can obtain 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.

The Egyptian visa can be obtained from visa office located at arrival hall before the immigration booth.

Citizens of the Western European can get a visa from our consulates abroad or upon their arrival to Egypt .Non European Union cannot get visa upon their arrival and must get pre-arrival.


Citizens of South & North Korea, china, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, Nepal, Maldives can get visa upon their arrival to Egypt. The rest of Asian citizens must get it before their arrival to Egypt.

Australian and New Zealand

can get upon arrival

North America

citizens United States and Canadian

can get upon Arrival.

South American

citizens can get upon arrival or from consulates abroad.


All African citizens must get pre-arrival.