Tourist & Business Visa Requirements


Travel Notes

Citizenship: USA

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.

US passport must be signed, valid for at least 6 months and with at least 2-3 blank visa pages not amendment pages in passport. If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with obtaining new passport or passport renewal for a valid US passport.

Pre-Check Documents are available
Concierge Service is available for this country

Entry Requirements
  • All travelers must be prepared to present a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, in English or Arabic, test must be taken within 72 hours before arrival.
  • Check with the Consulate to see age of exempt children.
  • Fully vaccinated individuals are exempt from this requirement if they have approved vaccination certificates with valid QR codes.
  • Tourists must hold a valid travel insurance to cover medical expenses in Egypt
  • Passport and Visa are required.
  • FORM ATTESTATION for departure from Egypt
  • Business Travelers MUST get visa in advance stamped in passport, you can no longer get a visa upon arrival in Egypt. Not eligible for E visa.
  • EVISAS available for TOURISM.
Documents Required for STAMPED VISA in Passport /Business

As of June 2021 :


  1. Duly filled and signed Visa Application Form (please use the attached form)
  2. Two-passport photos (2×2) with a white background. Applicants must be facing directly at the camera showing both ears.
  3. Original valid Passport (valid for 6 months from date of entry to Egypt)
  4. Photocopy of your valid US green card or US visa(please identify the visa to know the supporting documents)
  5.  Travel Itinerary (Flight ticket & accommodation confirmation)
  7.  Money order payable to Egyptian Consulate ($25 for Single; $60 for Multiple)
  8.  2 months most recent bank statement
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.

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.

See digital image requirements: Passport Photo Requirements.

Proof 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.
If TOURISM: Yes EVISA Available -call JIDS
Additional 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
  • Conference details -VISA SUPPORT LETTER from the conference
  • 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:
Example of Business Letter

Visa Application

CALL US to send you the NEW YORK APPLICATION (Consulate link is down)

Give yourself peace of mind!
Simply fill out this form STEP FORM and let JIDS 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…

Register with the US Embassy in the countries you will visit.
Justin 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.
Fees & Processing for a U.S. Citizen
EntriesValidityProcessing TimeEmbassy Fee
Single or multiple6 monthsVariesVaries 

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.

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.
Return Shipping fees:
  • Federal Express starting at $39.95 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.
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.
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