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Egypt introduces electronic visa service


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The Egyptian government has introduced a new e-Visa service in an attempt to speed up the process at border control.

At present many travellers have to purchase their visas through the Egyptian Consulate prior to travel, or on arrival, leading to congestion at the airport, and delaying entry into Egypt.

The e-Visa service is being introduced for 46 countries across Europe, Asia and Australasia.

A single-entry tourist visa stays the same price at $25 as at present, while the multiple entry tourist visa is priced at $60. Payment is required on a credit or debit card. Tourist visas granted using the e-visa system are valid for a maximum of 3 months.

Travellers are advised to make an e-Visa application at least 7 days before departure. Entry requirements on arrival include a passport valid for at least eight months, a printout of your e-visa and your travel itinerary, with accommodation details.

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Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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