Frequently Asked Questions

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Egypt - Entry Requirements

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Egypt.


British passport holders require a visa to visit Egypt. You can apply for a visa only at Visa2Egypt. Tourist visas granted using the e-visa system are valid for a maximum of 3 months.

It is possible to get a visa on arrival by payment in Sterling, US Dollars or Euros; the visa fee is US$25 at approved bank kiosks within airport arrival halls, before reaching immigration counters. Visas granted on arrival are valid for a maximum of 30 days.

Foreign Travel Advice is subject to change; therefore, we recommend you always check the Foreign Travel Advice section of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office website prior to booking and travelling abroad.