Egypt

Visa Information

Consulate information

Address:

3521 International Court NW, Washington, DC 20008

Consular hours: Mon to Fri  9:30 am – 1 pm

Phone: (202) 895-5400 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (subject to change). Travelers arriving from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and some other countries must have a printed negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 96 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Egypt.  The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab and the printed result must have a stamp of the issuing laboratory or a QR code. This does not apply to travelers younger than 6 years.
  • CONSULAR JURISDICTION. The Embassy of Egypt has consular jurisdiction. It can only process visa applications from the residents of the following states: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL is available for nationals of most countries including Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Russian Fed., Singapore, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, UK, USA, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 30 days. Visa can be extended.
  • VISA PRE-APPROVAL is required for nationals of Afghanistan, China, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines and some other countries before Consulate grants a visa.
  • E-VISA is available for nationals of  Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, UK, US, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 30 days. Eligibility.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US e-Visa
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form (2 copies)
Complete online application
Passport size photos - two (2) photos
Copy of passport vital information page (2 copies)
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of flight itinerary (2 copies)
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.
Letter of support (Business visa only) - 2 copies
Proof of legal residency in the US (2 notarized copies)

* Consular Fees will vary according to nationality.

Forms and Links

List of countries – Preapproval Application form Covid-19 information

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
10 business daysRegular
72 hourse-Visa

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Cash, Cashier's Check,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
e-Visa25.00Single30 days
e-Visa60.00Multiple30 days
Tourist15.00Single/Multiple
Business40.00Single
Business55.00Multiple
e-Visa Service Fee60.00

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: February 2, 2022