how to apply egypt visa for indian nationals

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Egypt (Officially called the Arab Republic of Egypt)is an intercontinental country. It is a part of land bridged between the two different continents- the Northeast end of Africa and the Southwest end Of Asia. Egypt is a country of Pyramids with over 138 pyramids in numbers. Moreover, the scenic beauty of the Red Sea coast of Egypt is mesmerizing. These are some of the many reasons people want to travel to Egypt. Like most of the countries, Egypt also requires a visa to travel to their country. The Egypt visa for Indian Nationals is pretty easy to acquire.

Egypt visa for Indian citizens can be instated at the Embassy of Egypt in New Delhi or the consular office in Mumbai. Like most countries, Indian has to fill the visa application form online for tourist E-visa that allows the applicant to stay for a maximum duration of 30 days. Arrival on visa facility is not available for some countries, including India.

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Procedure for Egypt visa for India citizens

  1. Applicants have to fill the Egypt visa application form online. Here you have to fill in the information regarding Name, Dob, Nationality, Passport information, and E-mail id.
  2. The applicant has to ensure that all the information provided is correct; not a single mistake is permissible while submitting the online visa application form; otherwise, the form will get rejected.
  3. All the columns must be filled; no column must be left blank.
  4. After Egypt visa online form application is filed, the applicant has to pay the visa fees through credit card/ debit card, UPI, NEFT, or internet banking.

Types of Egypt visa for Indian Nationals

Tourist Visa:

A tourist visa is for those Indian citizens who visit Egypt to travel or visit a relative. This visa is granted for 30 days but has the validity of 90 days that means the traveler, once visited, can stay or travel in Egypt for up to 30 days only within the requested time. One has to obtain a character certificate from the local police station for a tourist visa to submit it with the visa application.

Business visa 

A business visa is for those Indians visiting the country for business purposes or expanding their business in the country by investing money in it.

Transit visa :

Suppose Egypt comes in between the country while traveling, then a transit visa is needed. The transit visa has a validity of fewer than 24 hours. All documents that are stated below need to be provided for the transit visa.

Employment visa:

Employment visa is for those Indian nationalities who have secured any job in the Egyptian company or organization. For an employment visa, the employee must have an invitation letter from the employer of the organization.

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Countries Eligible for e-visa  








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South Korea








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United Kingdom

United States of America


Vatican City


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Documents Required for Egypt Visa for Indian Nationals

  • Original Passport with the validity of at least six months from the date of allotment of visa.
  • Passport with two blank pages.
  • The Passport bio page must be visible.
  • 2-colored Photographs (35*45) should not be older than six months.
  • A covering letter is disclosing the purpose of the visit and the duration of stay.
  • Hotel reservation proof.
  • Flight tickets from both the sideral Itinerary details.
  • Photocopy of Income Tax Returns along with the Original document ITR.
  • Photocopy of PAN card
  • Last three months of salary Slip.
  • Personal Bank Statement stamped and signed by the bank manager of the previous six months with sound balance.
  • Health coverage or travel insurance.

Documents required for business visa:

For business purposes, some additional documents are needed for Egypt visa for Indians citizens. 

  • Proof of Taxation
  • Proof of Business Registration.
  • Copy of Invitation letter from the company or organization.
  • Details regarding conferences and event registration,
  • MOA (memorandum of the article) is needed.

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Q. What are the fees for an Egypt visa for Indian nationals?

Tourist visa fees for a single entry visa is 50 USD. And Tourist visa fees for multiple entry visa is 85 USD.

Q. Can Indians get visas on arrival for Egypt?

Indian Nationals are currently not eligible for arrival on a visa for Egypt.

Q. What are the requirements of an Egypt visa for Indian nationals?

Ans. Passport

Two Photographs.

Itinerary purpose.

Q. Is there any extension for a tourist visa in Egypt?

A tourist visa cannot be extended beyond 30 days. Even if the visa has the validity of six months, the traveler has to return to its country within 30 days or on the 30th day from the arrival time in Egypt.

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