VISA requirement for Egypt

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Aug 23rd, 2018, 06:33 AM
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VISA requirement for Egypt

The trip we are planning is over a year away so time is not an issue. What is the best way for us to get the necessary Visa's for an Egypt visit?
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Aug 23rd, 2018, 10:49 AM
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Egypt has a simple visa-on-arrival system. Do a search for the details, countries' citizens that qualify, cash needed to pay for it, etc. There are bank kiosks between the arrival gates & immigration. It takes seconds to do.

I had some concern in advance, was reassured by experienced TA forum members and found the process as easy as a visa process can be. My trip was this past November so fairly recent information but do check the Egypt consulate website for any possible changes.
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Aug 24th, 2018, 05:56 PM
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Easy peasy...takes mere minutes. Must have cash though. I believe it was also payable in Euros and US dollars.
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Aug 26th, 2018, 03:17 AM
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If you from are from USA, Canada or Eruo zone its easy obtain visa with 25 $ or Euro upon arrival
If you not from that nationalities its better to check first
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Aug 27th, 2018, 06:24 AM
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we are US citizens, and have planned to do a Jerusalem visit for 4 days before flying to Cairo. Will we need to have a VISA for Israel and Egypt? Is the VISA done at the immigration area? It would helpful if someone could describe the process upon landing.
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Aug 27th, 2018, 08:34 AM
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Regarding Egypt, yes, the visa is done in the immigration area. As you proceed toward the immigration officers’ desks, you stop at one of several bank booths where you’ll buy your visa for $25 cash US dollars. You hand it to an officer with your passport, they stick it in and off you go.

See information under “entry, exit & visa requirements” here:

https://travel.state.gov/content/tra...ges/Egypt.html

I have no recent experience visiting Israel, information here: https://travel.state.gov/content/tra...mmode=disabled
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Aug 31st, 2018, 07:11 PM
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If you o with a tour manager like Memphis, the tour manager will meet you at the airport and will handle the visa formalities for you. Give him/her the fees and they take care of it. The guy at the counter didn't even speak to us. The TM handed him our passports and the fee and he did his thing and handed it back. It was a lot easier to get into Egypt than it was to get back into the US.
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Nov 9th, 2018, 10:20 PM
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It was super easy to get a Visa. Literally only take a few minutes and was only about 25$. The counter is on the right hand side just before customs.
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Dec 4th, 2018, 11:38 PM
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You can search for it on the Egyptian governmental website, and you can also search for any other needed requirements in egyptvisa (dot) com.
Put in mind that it differs from a nationality to another so search for it as per your nationality.
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