We only serve applicants (except for Official & Diplomatic & Laissez Passer visas) from the following states: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. If you reside in a state that is not listed above, kindly contact One of our consulates that has your jurisdiction from the link here.

Pickup slip is required to retrieve the passport with the visa

Insufficient or incorrect applications will be returned at the applicant’s expense

Visa Requirements

For Tourist Visa: AMERICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS ONLY

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) and has an empty Visa page
  • Fees: $27 (Single Entry) or $62 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) cash. An exact change is required.
  • One Copy of a round-trip ticket
  • One Copy of the accommodation reservation in Egypt (Hotel reservation). If the visa applicant residing with a family member, he/she has to state the following on the visa application: Name of the family member/ relationship/ contact number/address)
  • Driver’s license and a copy (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) and has an empty Visa page
  • One Copy of a round-trip ticket
  • One Copy of the accommodation reservation in Egypt (Hotel reservation). If the visa applicant will be residing with a family member, he/she has to state the following on the visa application (on the Details of Visit Section): Name of the family member/ relationship/ contact number/address)
  • 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 (Visa Section) , 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • Fees: $27 (Single Entry) or $62 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) Cashier’s Check Only from a U.S. Bank payable to the Consulate of Egypt (We DO NOT accept MONEY ORDER or PERSONAL CHECKS)
  • Driver’s license and a copy (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

For Tourist Visa: Non-AMERICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS ONLY

(except for the list of countries here)

-Sudanese passport are advised to contact the consulate for further information before applying

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) valid for more than 6 months; or work visa that is valid for more than 6 months with employment verification letter; or a student visa that is valid for more than 6 months with school verification letter
  • TWO photocopies of round-trip ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • One copy of the accommodation reservation (Hotel reservation) in Egypt. If the visa applicant will be residing with a family member, he/she has to state the following on the visa application (on the Details of Visit Section): Name of the family member/ relationship/ contact number/address)
  • Fees: $27 (Single Entry) or $62 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) cash (except for UK, Canada, Zimbabwe, and Nigerian passport holders, fees are on the link here: Click here for the visa fees). An exact change is required.
  • Driver’s license and a copy (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) valid for more than 6 months; or work visa that is valid for more than 6 months with employment verification letter; or a student visa that is valid for more than 6 months with school verification letter
  • TWO photocopies of round-trip ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • One copy of the accommodation reservation (Hotel reservation) in Egypt . If the visa applicant will be residing with a family member, he/she has to state the following on the visa application (on the Details of Visit Section): Name of the family member/ relationship/ contact number/address)
  • 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 (Visa Section), 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • Fees: $27 (Single Entry) or $62 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) Cashier’s check from the bank addressed to the consulate of Egypt (except for UK, Canada, Zimbabwe, and Nigerian passport holders, fees are on the link here: Click here for the visa fees ). (We DO NOT accept MONEY ORDER or PERSONAL CHECKS)
  • A copy of driver license (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

Notes: For Uzbekistan passport holders applying for a visa 21 years old and under they require a visa and have to be accompanied by a parent to travel to Egypt.

E-visa

www.visa2egypt.gov.eg 

  • E-visa portal provides tourist visas only
  • All inquiries must be directed to the help page on the E-visa website, not through any of the Egyptian consulates in the US
  • Confirm that your country is eligible for the online service listed in the Q&A on the portal
  • The above link is the only official link affiliated with the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

For Business/Entry/Visit Visa: AMERICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS ONLY

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) 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/contractors with US government must provide an official supporting letter as well.
  • TWO copies of the letter/invitation from the company/organization in Egypt
  • Fees: $62 (Single Entry) or $87 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) cash. Exact change is required
  • One Copy of a round-trip ticket
  • One Copy of the accommodation reservation in Egypt (Hotel reservation). If the visa applicant will be residing with a family member, he/she has to state the following on the visa application (on the Details of Visit Section): Name of the family member/ relationship/ contact number/address)
  • Driver’s license and a copy (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) 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/contractors with US government must provide an official supporting letter as well.
  • TWO copies of the letter/invitation from the company/organization in Egypt
  • One Copy of a round-trip ticket
  • One Copy of the accommodation reservation in Egypt (Hotel reservation). If the visa applicant will be residing with a family member, he/she has to state the following on the visa application (on the Details of Visit Section): Name of the family member/ relationship/ contact number/address)
  • 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 (Visa Section), 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • Fees: $62 (Single Entry) or $87 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) Cashier’s Check Only from a U.S. Bank payable to the Consulate of Egypt ( We DO NOT accept MONEY ORDER or PERSONAL CHECKS)
  • A copy of driver license (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

For Business/Entry/Visit Visa: Non-AMERICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS

(ONLY FOR APPLICANT’S NOT INCLUDED ON THE LIST OF COUNTRIES here)

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) valid for more than 6 months; or work visa that is valid for more than 6 months with employment verification letter; or a student visa that is valid for more than 6 months with school verification letter
  • 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 the letter/invitation from the company/organization in Egypt
  • TWO copies of round-trip ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • One Copy of the accommodation reservation in Egypt (Hotel reservation)
  • Driver’s license and a copy (must be a resident within the states we serve here)
  • Fees: $62 (Single Entry) or $87 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) (except for UK, Canada, Zimbabwe, and Nigerian passport holders, fees are on the link here: Click here for the visa fees ). An exact change is required.
  • Original driver license and a copy (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • One copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • One 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus Two copies of the information page (that has the photo) (valid for at least 6 months on arrival) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back) valid for more than 6 months; or work visa that is valid for more than 6 months with employment verification letter; or a student visa that is valid for more than 6 months with school verification letter
  • 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 the letter/invitation from the company/organization in Egypt
  • Two copies of round-trip ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • One Copy of the accommodation reservation in Egypt (Hotel reservation)
  • 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 (Visa Section), 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • Fees: $62 (Single Entry) or $87 (Multiple Entry/ applicant has to provide a ticket reflecting multiple entry into the country) (except for UK, Canada, Zimbabwe, and Nigerian passport holders, fees are on the link here: Click here for the visa fees). Cashier’s Check Only from a U.S. Bank payable to the Consulate of Egypt ( We DO NOT accept MONEY ORDER or PERSONAL CHECKS)
  • A copy of driver license (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

Notes: For Uzbekistan passport holders applying for a visa 21 years old and under they require a visa and have to be accompanied by a parent to travel to Egypt.

Entry Visa (Valid for 5 years)

  • Choose the purpose of travel (tourist or business for US and non-US passport holders) and provide listed documents above accordingly
  • Fees: $702 cash or Cashier’s Check Only from a U.S. Bank payable to the Consulate of Egypt ( We DO NOT accept MONEY ORDER or PERSONAL CHECKS)
  • Visa is multiple entry and valid for 5 years with a duration of stay of three months

Diplomatic Passport Holder

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with One photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • Two copies of the completed application form with a photo
  • Two 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photos on a white background (thephoto must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus three copies of the information page (that has the photo) (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • Three copies of a diplomatic note with a company letterhead (e.g. US State Department/ Army Office/ Navy Office.. etc.) addressed to the Egyptian Consulate in DC stating detailed purpose and dates of travel (must be addressed from inside the States)

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with One photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • Two copies of the completed application form with a photo
  • Two 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photos on a white background (thephoto must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus three copies of the information page (that has the photo) (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • Three copies of a diplomatic note with a company letterhead (e.g. US State Department/ Army Office/ Navy Office.. etc.) addressed to the Egyptian Consulate in DC stating detailed purpose and dates of travel (must be addressed from inside the States)
  • 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 (Visa Section), 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Official Passport Holder

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with One photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • Two copies of the completed application form with a photo
  • Three 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photos on a white background (photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus Three copies of the information page (that has the photo) (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • Three copies of an Official note with a company letterhead (e.g. US State Department/ Army Office/ Navy Office.. etc.) addressed to the Egyptian Consulate in DC stating detailed purpose and dates of travel (must be addressed from inside the States)

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with One photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • Two copies of the completed application form with a photo
  • Three 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photos on a white background (photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus Three copies of the information page (that has the photo) (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • Three copies of an Official note with a company letterhead (e.g. US State Department/ Army Office/ Navy Office.. etc.) addressed to the Egyptian Consulate in DC stating detailed purpose and dates of travel (must be addressed from inside the States)
  • 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 (Visa Section), 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008

United Nations Laissez Passer Holder

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate:

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

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with One photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • Two copies of the completed application form with a photo
  • TWO 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photos on white background (photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual Passport plus Three copies of the information page (that has the photo) (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • Three copies of official notes stating detailed purpose and dates of travel
  • 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 (Visa Section), 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008

List of countries that require pre-approval or have a Travel Document

  • Afghanistan
  • Ethiopia
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Palestine
  • Any Travel Document

Kindly note that processing for pre-approval visas occurs in two stages:

First stage: Applicant mail in (copies only) or present (Original and copies) for the listed requirements below for pre-approval. Processing time for that stage is a minimum of 6-8 weeks. All applicants are advised not to make any travel plans until contacted by the visa section.

Second Stage: If approved, applicants will be contacted to submit the required documents and fees. Processing time will be 10 business days once the documents are received.

Applying in person at the Egyptian Consulate for pre-approval visas:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with photo photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • Actual passport plus TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • Actual Green Card plus TWO copies of green card (front and back)
  • Driver’s license and a copy (must be a resident within the countries we serve here)

Applying for a visa by mail:

  • Fully completed and signed visa application form with ONE photo stapled to the form Download application form here
  • ONE copy of the completed application form with a photo
  • ONE 2″ x 2″, recent high-definition personal passport photo on a white background (the photo must be no more than 6 months old)
  • TWO copies of the information page (that has the photo) (still valid for at least 6 months) and has an empty Visa page
  • TWO copies of green card (front and back)
  • Mailing Address: Consulate of the Arab Republic of Egypt (Visa Section), 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • A copy of driver license (must be a resident within the states we serve here)

Jurisdiction

Kindly note that the Consular Section in DC only accepts visa applications received by mail or in person from the states we serve (Delaware – Florida – Georgia – Maryland – N. Carolina -S. Carolina- Virginia – Washington, D.C. – West Virginia).

If you reside in another state that is not mentioned above, kindly contact the Egyptian consulate that has your jurisdiction from the link here.

Walk-ins for the Egyptian consulate in DC

Walk-ins are accepted from Monday to Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM except for national and federal holidays.

  • Appointments are not required during business hours for visa services.
  • Mailing Address: Consulate of the Arab Republic of Egypt, 3521 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • Telephone: 202-966-6342 (PLEASE NOTE: Phone lines operate from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm ONLY)
  • Fax: 202-244-5131

Visa On Arrival

(Emergency Visas)

Visa applicants (except the listed nationalities here) are advised to get the visa in advance from the Egyptian consulate that serves their state of residency.

Applicants planning on getting emergency visa at the airport must do/have the following:

  • Passport must be valid for more than 6 months at arrival
  • US Green Card must be valid for more than 6 months
  • Confirm with the airlines that a visa is not required to be boarded on the plane
  • Canadian passport holders cannot acquire visa on arrival only through the Egyptian consulate that has their jurisdiction
  • Passports holder’s who are on list of countries requiring pre-approval cannot acquire visa upon arrival

Kindly note that Egyptian customs have the right to deny entry at the airport if necessary.

Visas processing times

Visa typeProcessing Time
Tourist visaAt least 10 business days
Business VisaAt least 10 business days
Countries requiring pre-approval (first stage)Minimum 6-8 Weeks
Diplomatic, Official and Laissez Passer visasAt least 10 business days

For more information on Tourism in Egypt, please visit the Official website “The Egyptian Tourism Authority” on the link below: https://egypt.travel/

Egyptian Consulates in the United States:

Egyptian Consulate -Washington, D.C. Website: egyptembassy.net
(Serving: Delaware – Florida – Georgia – Maryland – N. Carolina -S. Carolina- Virginia – Washington, D.C. – West Virginia)
3521 International Court, N.W.
Washington, D. C. 20008
Tel # 1 (202) 966-6342Fax # 1(202) 244-5131
E-mail: consulate@egyptembassy.net

Egyptian Consulate – Chicago Website: www.egyptinchicago.org
(Serving: Illinois- Indiana- Iowa- Kentucky- Michigan -Minnesota- Nebraska- N. Dakota-S. Dakota –Wisconsin)
180 N. Michigan Ave,
Suite #1150
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel # 1(312) 332-7210 / 4/ 6 Fax# 1(312) 828-9167
E-mail: consulateofegyptchicago@gmail.com

Egyptian Consulate- Houston Website: www.consulateofegypthouston.com/en/consular-services/
(Serving: Alabama – Arkansas – Colorado – Kansas – Louisiana -Mississippi – Missouri –New Mexico – Oklahoma –Tennessee – Texas)
5718 Westheimer St. Suite # 1350
Houston, TX 77057
Tel # 1 (713) 961-4915 or 1(713) 961-4916
Fax # 1(713) 977-0323

Egyptian Consulate – Los Angeles Website: www.egyconsulatela.com
(Serving: Alaska – Arizona – California – Idaho – Hawaii – Montana – Nevada – Oregon – Washington – Wyoming – Utah)
6300 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1890
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel # 1(323) 933-9700 or 1 (323) 933-9757 or 1 (323) 933-1401
Fax # 1(323) 933-9725
Email: egyconsulatela@egyconsulatela.com

Egyptian Consulate – New York Website: www.egypt-nyc.com
(Serving: Connecticut- Maine- Massachusetts – New Hampshire-New Jersey- Ohio- Pennsylvania- Puerto Rico – Rhode Island -Vermont- New York)
866 United Nations Plaza
5th Floor, Room 586
New York, NY. 10017
Tel # 1(212) 759-7120
Fax # 1(212) 308-7643
Email: egyptnyc@gmail.com