Egypt

Egypt Tourist and Business Visa Requirements

Citizenship: USA

Pre-Check Documents are available
Concierge Service is available for this country
Please note this visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.


Tourist and Business Visa requirements:

Entry requirements:

  • Passport and Visa are required.
  • Tourist visa upon arrival for under a 15 day stay, must call the consulate and airline if you choose to not get your visa in advance with JIDS*
    Business Travelers MUST get visa in advance, you can no longer get a visa upon arrival in Egypt.

*JIDS will not assume any responsibility if you choose to get your visas upon arrival.


Your Checklist– Documents Required


011_yes-128 Valid Signed Passport

Applicant must submit their current signed passport. Applicant must also include a color copy of the information page of the passport.

Note: In order to obtain visas, passport must have at least two blank visa pages side by side. Pages in the passport marked “Amendment” pages are not valid for visas.

 Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be
  valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date.

However, JIDS recommends your passport is valid for at least six months past the last day of stay from international destination.

JIDS can help you add additional pages to your passport or renew it if you need more validity. If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.


011_yes-128 Photo Requirement

Applicant must submit (2) color, passport style 2 x 2 photograph.The photos must be recent within 6 months, and generally not the same photo as in the passport.


011_yes-128Proof of Travel

Must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online travel site. E-confirmation from an airline or travel company showing departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure for Egypt is acceptable with a valid record locator.


011_yes-128 If TOURISM:

  • Egyptian immigration officials occasionally have denied entry to travelers without explanation. U.S. citizens who have experienced difficulty with their visa status in Egypt or are concerned about their eligibility for a visa upon arrival for tourism should apply for a visa with JIDS prior to travel.

011_yes-128Additional documents for Business Travel :

  • Business Travelers MUST get visa in advance, you can no longer get a visa upon arrival in Egypt.

Cover Letter from the U.S. Company

Note: Self-employed must also submit a copy of a recent bank statement.

For business letter please note the following:

Applicant must submit a Business letter of support from a U.S. based company.

  • This letter must be on your company letterhead.
  • This letter must be sign by someone other than the applicant.
  • Passport Information
  • How your expenses will be paid

Must be an original signed document.

See example below:


011_yes-128 Visa Application


011_yes-128Register with the US Embassy in the countries you will visit.

Give yourself peace of mind !

Simply fill out this form STEP FORM

and let JIDS will do it for you $20.00

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency. Read more…..


011_yes-128Justin Document Service – ORDER FORM & copies Mandatory order form, which must be included with your original documents to JIDS.

  1. ORDER FORM then PRINT to include with documents.
  2. COPIES of all documents included in your package to JIDS. If copies are not included then a $10.00 copy fee will be applied.

011_yes-128Fees & Processing for a U.S. Citizen

Entries Validity Processing Time Embassy Fee
Single or multiple 6 months Rush-6-7 business days $15.00

 Fees & Processing for a Non-Citizen – Varies ,call JIDS

Applicable fee paid in U.S. Post Office Money Order, only. If you wish to include your own money order

DO NOT WRITE or STAMP any information on your money order.

JIDS can obtain this money order for you.

See our pricing sheet for fees associated with this.

Please NOTE: Embassy fees may change without notice. JIDS does not assume any responsibility for changes. The above fees DO NOT include JIDS service fees, or return mail fees.

If JIDS is paying government fees (consular or passport agency fees) on your behalf a 5.7% processing fee will be added.


011_yes-128For Just-In Document Service, Inc. service fee

please refer to our pricing page or call us (914) 592-2760.


NON US CITIZENS: Additional requirements

  • If you’re a United States Alien resident, a copy of your Green Card must be attached to your application.
  • If you’re a United States Visa holder, a copy of your U.S. Visa must be attached to your application.

Accompanying MINORS :

Application form signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).

  • Notarized letter of consent signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).
  • Original and copy of the minor’s birth certificate.

Health Requirements:

Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete 
health requirements.
Warning:
- Nationals of USA who arrive from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra
Leone will be screened on arrival. Passengers will be
  quarantined if Ebola is suspected.

Return Shipping fees:

Federal Express starting at $29.95 for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code.Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates).RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required.SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges.  Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.

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