Visa Requirements

All Americans require a visa to enter Egypt

For Americans:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form (download visa form) with one photo stapled to the form and one copy of it.
  • TWO  2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background.
  • Actual Passport plus two copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page.

For Non-Americans:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form (download visa form) with one photo stapled to the form and one copy of it.
  • TWO  2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background.
  • Actual Passport plus two copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page.
  • Please also provide, two photocopies of green card or valid U.S. Visa and TWO photocopies of round-trip ticket or itinerary, (please ONLY provide photocopy of your valid stay in the United States if you are from one of those countries requiring pre-approval prior to Consulate granting you a visa).
  • Student Visa Holders PLEASE ALSO PROVIDE a Registration Letter from school.

For Business Visa:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form (download visa form) with one photo stapled to the form and one copy of it.
  • TWO  2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background.
  • Actual Passport plus two copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page.
  • Please also provide TWO copies of the letter from the company indicating the detailed purpose of the trip and financial guarantee of the company.

Diplomatic Passport Holder:

  • Please also provide TWO diplomatic notes stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.

Official Passport Holder:

  • Please also provide TWO official notes stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.

United Nations Laissez Passer Holder:

  • Please also provide TWO official notes stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.

Note: In cases when Biometric data is required an appointment will be set for personal appearance.


Mailed Applications: Please ONLY provide Express Mail or Certified Mail (pre-addressed pre stamped envelope ) for the return of the passports/Documents. We do not take responsibility for any loss that may occur in mailing.

Mailing Address:

Consulate of the Arab Republic of Egypt
3521 International Court, NW Washington, DC 20008

Telephone: 202-966-6342  
(PLEASE NOTE: Phonelines operate from 2:30pm to 5:00pm ONLY)

Fax: 202-244-5131

Hours: 9:30 A.M – 1:00 P. M. (Monday to Friday)

MOST Applications are processed in at least 10 business days (plus mailing for mailed application). 

NOTE: Please follow jurisdiction when applying for your visa


Nationalities that require Pre Approval prior to the Consulate granting a visa are as follows :

  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Burundi
  • Rowanda
  • Liberia
  • Ghana
  • Sierra Leone
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Chad
  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • Palestine
  • Philippines
  • Lebanon– (ages 16 to 50 years old)
  • Morocco
  • Mauritania
  • Nigeria
  • Tunis
  • Bosnia – ( of Egyptian Origin)
  • Congo
  • Peoples Republic of China
  • Somalia
  • Algeria
  • Cyprus
  • Sudan
  • Kosovo
  • Libya-(men ages 16-60 years old)
  • Pakistan
  • Moldova – (Female ages 15 to 35 years old)
  • Syria
  • Turkey (Male and Female ages 18 to 45 years old)
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Myanmar
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mongolia
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • North Korea

 

Charges for Visas and Commercial Legalization Starting May 1, 2014

Payments are in Cashier check or Cash only (Cashier check is payable to the Consulate of Egypt).

Note: In cases Biometric data is required an appointment will be set for personal appearance.


Regional Consulates responsible for the following States:

Egyptian Consulate – Chicago Website: www.egyptinchicago.org
(Serving: Illinois- Indiana- Iowa- Kentucky- Michigan -Minnesota- Nebraska- N. Dakota-S. Dakota –Wisconsin)

500 N. Michigan Ave,
19th Floor, Suite #1900
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel # 1(312) 828-9162Fax# 1(312) 828-9167
E-mail: www.info@egyptchicago.org


Egyptian Consulate -Washington, D.C. Website: www.egyptembassy.net
(Serving: Delaware – Florida – Georgia – Maryland – N. Carolina -S. Carolina- Virginia – Washington, D.C. – West Virginia)

3521 International Court, N.W.
Washington, D. C. 20008
Tel # 1 (202) 966-6342Fax # 1(202) 244-5131
E-mail: consulate@egyptembassy.net


Egyptian Consulate- Houston Website: www.consulateofegypthouston.com/en/consular-services/
(Serving: Alabama – Arkansas – Colorado – Kansas – Louisiana -Mississippi – Missouri –New Mexico – Oklahoma –Tennessee – Texas)

5718 Westheimer, Suite # 1350
Houston, TX 77057
Tel # 1 (713) 961-4915 or 1(713) 961-4916
Fax # 1(713) 977-0323


Egyptian Consulate – Los Angeles Website: www.egyconsulatela.com
(Serving: Alaska – Arizona – California – Idaho – Hawaii – Montana – Nevada – Oregon – Washington – Wyoming – Utah)

4929 Wilshire Blvd, Suite # 300
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel # 1(323) 933-9700 or 1 (323) 933-9757 or 1 (323) 933-1401
Fax # 1(323) 933-9725
Email: egyconsuletla@egyconsulatela.com


Egyptian Consulate – New York Website: www.egypt-nyc.com
(Serving: Connecticut- Maine- Massachusetts – New Hampshire-New Jersey- Ohio- Pennsylvania- Puerto Rico – Rhode Island -Vermont- New York)

1110 Second Avenue
New York, NY. 10022
Tel # 1(212) 759-7120
Fax # 1(212) 308-7643
Email: egyptnyc@gmail.com