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Egypt Visa



All foreign nationals, including children, require a visa to enter Egypt. It is each individual passenger’s responsibility to obtain the appropriate Tourist Visa and to make sure that when you receive it, all details are correct. 

The information provided in this email relates to Irish and British passport holders. All other applicants should contact us for advice.

Your passport must contain two blank pages and be valid for 6 months from your return date of travel. The Egypt E-visa is valid for a maximum of 30 days for single entry. You must enter and exit Egypt within the range of dates stated on your visa. Amendments to the visa can be made only when the visa is still valid. (a fee applies).
Fees and charges once received are non refundable. The Embassy reserves the right of refusal for any visa application.

Please note the e-Visa can be obtained up to 3 months prior to arrival date.


OPTION 1 – Apply through our official partners in Dublin – VISA FIRST

Visa First can process the visa on your behalf. Please see contact details below:

Visa First

Address: 14 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2

Phone: 01 878 3329                                           

Web: www.visafirst.com

Email address: info@visafirst.com

Visa First also operates a walk in service, so you can visit their office directly.

Travel Department will not be held responsible for the loss of or damage to any document sent by post to Visa First. We strongly recommend you use registered post when sending valuable documents.

Please do not hesitate to contact Visa First should you have any queries.

OPTION 2 - Apply online on the official Arab Republic of Egypt website

Visit the official visa website at visa2egypt.gov.eg

Please read the ‘How to Apply’ carefully before beginning your application. Please refer to FAQ section on the website for additional information and the cost of the e-visa.                                            

Note your application number and check your e-visa status by logging back into your account. Once it is approved download and print the e-visa.

You will need to upload scanned first page of passport (with picture)

  • Format – JPEG
  • Size – maximum 500KB

Please see below some information to be provided in your online application (referred to as ‘Host Information’)

-       Hotel address (only 1 hotel required)

Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa

Al Remaya, Kafr Nassar, Cairo, Giza Governorate 12561, Egypt

Tel +20233777070


Please Note:

For those who choose to apply for their visa independently, Travel Department accepts no responsibility for delays caused by incorrect supply of information and/or delays in obtaining sufficient information to process a visa. The responsibility lies solely with the customer to supply the correct information on time to the embassy in order to obtain a valid visa for travel.

Travel Department accepts no liability for any issues encountered by customers who do not obtain a visa in time for their holiday. Customers may be refused entry into their destination if a complete and correct visa application is not processed in time.

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