Egypt Visa Information for Travellers

Disclaimer: Please note that the Egypt visa information provided below is for informational purposes only and its accuracy is not checked daily.
Visa regulations may change from time to time so ALWAYS do your own research and contact the nearest Egyptian Consulate for up-to-date official information regarding visa requirements before travelling to Egypt.

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Travellers in Jordan often continue their trip to Egypt from Aqaba, or visit at least the Sinai peninsula.

Egypt Visa is easy to get for most nationals - providing they have a passport with at least 6 months of validity left.

Pre-Arrival Egypt Visa

Citizens of the following countries must have a pre-arrival visa to Egypt:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chechnya, Croatia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Lebanon, Macao, Macedonia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, The Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri-Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and All African countries except South Africa.

The pre-arrival visa can be obtained from the Egyptian Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad.

Egyptian Embassy and Consulate in Jordan

Jabal Amman, between 4th & 5th Circle,
Riyad Elmefleh St. No. 14, Alridwan Block
P.O. Box: 35178, Amman 11180, Jordan

Phone: (+9626) - 5605175/6 - 5605202

Working Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Weekend: Friday & Saturday
National Day: 23rd July
Egyptian Embassy in Amman website

Egyptian Consulate in Aqaba

Al-Wahdat Al-Jarbiyya
Al-Istiqlal Street (close to InterContinental Hotel)
77110 Aqaba

Visa at the Border

Most tourists and visitors to Egypt can obtain an entry visa at any of the international airports or ports of entry.

Tourist Visa is usually valid for a period up to 3 months and granted on either single or multiple entry basis.

If your purpose of stay in Egypt is not tourism but rather work or study, you must obtain an Entry Visa first and complete the residence procedure in Egypt.

Free Sinai Visa

The 14 days Sinai Visa can be obtained free of charge at the Taba border, Taba and Sharm el Sheikh airports and Nuweiba Port.

This visa is limited to the coastal area between Taba and Sharm el Sheikh, including St. Catherine Nature Protectorate and Monastery, but not valid to Ras Muhammad and Wadi Feiran.

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