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Visa Information for Egypt

Read on to get information about the country you are visiting. From Currency to Climate to Holidays to Airports, get the exact facts before your travel.

NameName: Arab Republic of Egypt

LocationLocation: Middle East, North Africa

TimeTime: IST (-) 3 1/2 hrs

CapitalCapital: Cairo

LanguageLanguage: Arabic, English and French

AreaArea: 1,002,000 sq kms

PopulationPopulation: 85,294,388 (July 2013 est.)

National DayNational Day: 23 Jul (Revolution Day)

CurrencyCurrency: Egyptian Pound (EGP) 1 = INR 8.73

ClimateClimate: Egypt has an arid climate with hot, dry summers with mild, dry winters and cold nights. The rainfall is very rare except on the coast. During the month of April, the hot, dusty Khamsin wind blows from the Sahara making the region dry and hotter.

HolidaysHolidays-Year 2018: 7 Jan - Coptic Christmas Day, 13 Jan - Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad), 20 Apr - Coptic Easter, 21 Apr - Sham el-Nessim, 25 Apr - Sinai Liberation Day, 1 May - Labour Day, 23 Jul - National Day, 28 Jul - Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), 11 Sep - Coptic New Year, 4 Oct - Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), 6 Oct- Armed Forces Day, 25 Oct -Islamic New Year.

Holidays NameAirline Name: Egypt Air (MS)

International AirportsInternational Airports: Cairo (CAI), El Nouzha (ALY), Luxor (LXR)

Find each detail of visa rules and visa information including all kinds of visa, check-out the below written content. Application through post will not be accepted.

Tourist Visa

  • This section gives you all details on visa rules and information. Here, you will find detailed information on all kinds, Business visas to Tourist visas to Transit Visas, rules on visitor policies, visa forms and visa fees.

  • The validity of Applicant's passport should be at least 6 months beyond the intended stay in Egypt. Applicants should attach photocopy of identification pages (first, second and last page) of the passport with the application.

  • Two duly filled in visa application form (photocopy allowed).

  • Two recent passport size color photographs (camera clicked) with white back ground. The application should not be older than 3 months.

  • The application should be enclosed with confirmed onward / return air ticket and its photocopy.

  • Application should also be enclosed with proof of hotel confirmation.

  • Applicant should attach a covering letter with the visa application form stating his / her purpose of travel.

  • The Visa application form should be enclosed with proof of funds. The foreign exchange endorsements or copy of international credit card should be attached with the form.

  • Original latest bank statement for the last six months with bank's official seal. If the applicant is holding a passbook, then the passbook should be submitted in original.

  • Proof of Income Tax returns for past three years should be attached.

  • Once issued, the visa will be valid for 30 days and is issued for a stay of 30 days, which can further be extended in Cairo

  • The processing time for visa can take up to 4 to 5 working days.

Business Visa

  • The validity of Applicant's passport should be at least 6 months beyond the intended stay in Egypt. Applicants should attach photocopy of identification pages (first, second and last page) of the passport with the application.

  • Two duly filled in visa application form (photocopy allowed).

  • Two recent passport size color photographs (camera clicked) with white back ground. The application should not be older than 3 months.

  • The application should be enclosed with confirmed onward / return air ticket and its photocopy.

  • The application form should be enclosed with a covering letter from the Indian company.

  • A letter of Invitation from the business associates in Egypt should be attached with the application form and a copy of the same should be faxed directly to the Embassy.

  • The applicant should attach a letter specifying the complete details of the Inviter (in Egypt).

  • Visa application should be enclosed with proof of funds. Foreign exchange endorsements or copy of international credit card can also be attached.

  • Original latest bank statement for the last six months with bank's official seal. If the applicant is holding a passbook, then the passbook should be submitted in original.

  • The Income Tax returns for the last three years should be attached with the application form.

  • The documentary proof of hotel confirmation is to be attached with the application form.

  • Once issued, the visa will be valid for 30 days and is issued for a stay of 30 days, which can further be extended in Cairo.

  • The processing time for visa can take up to 4 to 5 working days.

Transit Visa

  • The validity of Applicant's passport should be at least 6 months beyond the intended stay in Egypt. Applicants should attach photocopy of identification pages (first, second and last page) of the passport with the application.

  • Two duly filled in visa application form (photocopy allowed).

  • Two recent passport size color photographs (camera clicked) with white back ground. The application should not be older than 3 months.

  • The application should be enclosed with confirmed onward / return air ticket and its photocopy.

  • The application form should be submitted with a covering letter from the applicant.

  • The applicant's passport should be attached with the onward country visa.

  • The proofs of funds in the form of foreign exchange endorsements or copy of international credit card can also be attached.

  • Once issued, the visa validity is of 30 days with maximum stay of 3 days is allowed.

  • The visa processing time is from 4 to 5 working days.

Seamen Visa

  • Seamen Visa is required.

  • The validity of Applicant's passport should be at least 6 months beyond the intended stay in Egypt. Applicants should attach photocopy of identification pages (first, second and last page) of the passport with the application.

  • Two duly filled in visa application form (photocopy allowed).
  • Two recent passport size color photographs (camera clicked) with white back ground. The application should not be older than 3 months.

  • Applicant should get confirmed air ticket up to Cairo or onwards.

  • A covering letter from the shipping company should be attached with the application form.

  • Applicant should submit Seamen booklet with photocopy.

  • Applicant's passport should have onward country visa.

  • One must submit proof of funds. Foreign exchange endorsements or copy of international credit card.

  • Once issued, the visa validity is of 30 days with maximum stay of 3 days is allowed.

  • The visa processing time is from 4 to 5 working days.

Work Permit Visa

  • In general, the Arab Republic of Egypt doesn't issue work permit visa. However, for more details, applicants can contact to the Embassy.

Read on to this section to find-out about details of the nearest embassy of country or consulate of the country you want to visit.

New Delhi
Name:Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt
Address: 1/50 M, Niti Marg, Chanakyapuri
City: New Delhi - 110 021
Country: India
Telephone: 2611 4096/ 4097
Fax: 2688 5355
Timings: Mon to Fri
Office Timings: 0900 to 1600 hrs
Visa Timings: 0930 to 1130 hrs
Territory Jurisdiction: Visa is handled for J&K, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Utter Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh (MP), Chhattisgarh, Kolkata, Jharkhand and North Eastern States.
Collection Timings: 1430 to 1500 hrs
Mumbai
Mumbai
Name: Consulate General of the Arab Republic of Egypt
Address: 101 Benhur Apartments, 32 Narayan Dabholkar Road
City: Mumbai - 400 006
Country: India
Telephone: 2367 6422/ 6407/ 6386
Fax: 2363 4558
Timings: Mon to Fri
Office Timings: 0930 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings: 0930 to 1300 hrs
Territory Jurisdiction: Visa is handled for Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu; the Union Territories of Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep and Pondicherry.
Collection Timings: 1400 to 1430 hrs

In this section, you can download the visa forms for the destination country according to your requirement and purpose of the tour. However, you must note that submission / acceptation of forms will subject to the visa rules and regulations of the specific country.

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