Visa requirements:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photo on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • If applying by Mail, all payments are in Cashier’s Check Only payable to the Consulate of Egypt. ( We DO NOT accept MONEY ORDER or PERSONAL CHECKS). If applying in person, Cash will be accepted
  • Mailed Applications: Please ONLY provide Express Mail or Certified Mail (pre-addressed pre-stamped envelope) for the return of the passports/Documents. We do not take responsibility for any loss that may occur in mailing.
  • Mailing Address: Consulate of the Arab Republic of Egypt, 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008

For Tourist Visa: Non-AMERICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS ONLY

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photo on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) or valid U.S. Visa
  • TWO copies of School registration for Student Visa Holders ONLY
  • TWO photocopies of round-trip ticket or confirmed itinerary ONLY FOR APPLICANT’S NOT INCLUDED ON THE LIST OF COUNTRIES BELOW

For Business Visa: AMERICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS ONLY

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with one photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of the letter from the company indicating the detailed purpose of the trip and financial guarantee of the company

For Business Visa: Non-AMERICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with one photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) or valid U.S. Visa
  • TWO copies of the letter from the company indicating the detailed purpose of the trip (Name of Person, Company the person working for in the US, Company will be working for in Egypt, Conference/Seminar attending, Dates traveling to Egypt, How long will be staying in Egypt) and financial guarantee of the company
  • TWO copies of round-trip ticket or confirmed itinerary

If you are part of the list of countries that require pre-approval, Please provide the following requirements. Kindly check the list of countries below:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with one photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) or valid U.S. Visa
  • TWO copies of the letter from the company indicating the detailed purpose of the trip (Name of person, Passport Number, Company the person working for in the US, Company will be working for in Egypt, Conference/Seminar attending, Dates traveling to Egypt, How long will be staying in Egypt) and financial guarantee of the company.

Diplomatic Passport Holder

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with one photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of diplomatic notes stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.

Official Passport Holder:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with one photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of official notes stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.

United Nations Laissez Passer Holder:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with one photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of official notes stating detailed purpose and dates of travel.

For list of applicants from countries below that requires pre-approval (please only provide the following):

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with one photo stapled to the form and ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high definition personal passport photos on white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • TWO copies of the information page (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) or valid U.S. Visa
  • TWO copies of employment verification for work-visa holders
  • TWO copies of School registration for Student Visa Holders ONLY
  • Please note that the MINIMUM wait time for clearance is at least 6-8 weeks

Nationalities that require Pre Approval prior to the Consulate granting a visa are as follows :

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia – (of Egyptian Origin)
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Chad
  • China
  • Comoros Islands
  • Congo
  • Cyprus
  • Djibouti
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • India (excluding employees at International Organizations or with an official invitation letter from the Egyptian Ministry)
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Kosovo
  • Laos
  • Lebanon (ages 16 to 50 years old)
  • Liberia
  • Libya-(men ages 18-45 years old)
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Moldova (Female ages 15 to 35 years old)
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Palestine (Male ages 18 to 40 years old)
  • Peoples' Republic of China
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan (If only using US Travel Document)
  • South Sudan (If only using US Travel Document)
  • Syria
  • Thailand
  • Tunis
  • Turkey (Male and Female ages 18 to 45 years old)

The normal processing time for Visa Applications is 10 Business Days , so please plan accordingly. Shows the Visa fees for most nationalities