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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world’s alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling …

Visa Requirements

  1. Two 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background.
  2. Passport (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page.
  3. Fees: Payments are in Cash or Money Order only (Money Order is payable to the Consulate of Egypt).
  4. For Non-Americans: Please also provide, photocopy of green card or valid U.S. Visa and photocopy of round-trip ticket or itinerary, (please only provide photocopy of your valid stay in the United States if you are 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.
  5. For Business Visa: a letter from the company indicating the detailed purpose of the trip and financial guarantee of the company.
  6. Diplomatic Passport Holder: Please provide TWO diplomatic note stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.
    Note: In cases Biometric data is required an appointment will be set for personal appearance.
  7. Official Passport Holder: Please provide TWO official note stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.
    Note: In cases Biometric data is required an appointment will be set for personal appearance.
  8. United Nations Laissez Passer Holder: Please provide TWO official note stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.
  9. Mailed Applications: Please provide a Self-Addressed Stamped certified envelope for the return of the passport, such as Express Mail or Certified Mail. Via ANY OVERNIGHT COURIER, please send money order. We do not take responsibility for any loss that may occur in mailing passports.
  10. Mailing Address:
    Consulate of the Arab Republic of Egypt
    3521 International Court, NW Washington, DC 20008
    Telephone: 202.966.6342
    Fax: 202.895.5478

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

Charges for Visas and Commercial Legalization Starting May 1, 2014

Nationalities Single
Tourist
Multiple
Tourist
Single
Business/Entry
Multiple
Business/Entry
Single Transit Multiple Transit
United States of America $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Russia $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Denmark $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Finland $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Norway $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Sweden $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Cyprus $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Guinea $ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Germany $ 20.00 $ 20.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Canada Individual Passport $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 65.00 $ 85.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Canada Family Passport $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 115.00 $ 155.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Nigeria $ 75.00 $ 125.00 $ 55.00 $ 75.00
United Kingdom $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 95.00 $ 160.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
South Africa Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Zimbabwe $ 45.00 $ 70.00
Other Nationals $ 30.00 $ 40.00 $ 40.00 $ 55.00 $ 35.00 $ 55.00
Diplomatic Passport Holder Gratis Gratis
UN Laissez Passer Gratis Gratis
Official Passport Holder Gratis Gratis

** Commercial Legalizations: $ 55 Per Document**
*** Applicants that need clearance from Egypt prior to issuing their visas need to apply 4-6 weeks, before intended date of travel. ***

Nationalities requiring 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
  • Thailand
  • Kosovo
  • Libya – (men ages 18-45 years old)
  • Pakistan
  • Moldova – (Female ages 15 to 35 years old)
  • Syria
  • Turkey

Please contact the closest Consular Office prior to completing the visa application.

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

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