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The Arab Republic of Egypt

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Egypt?

Canadian citizens using Canadian passports require a visa to enter Egypt.

Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport should get a visa prior to travel.

CLICK HERE for a TOURIST visa application for EGYPT

CLICK HERE for a BUSINESS visa application for EGYPT

Nationals of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Egypt: Bahrain, Djibouti, Guinea, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen; Palestinians holding an Egyptian residence card.

All other nationals will need a visa.

Nationals of the following countries cannot leave the airport boarding lounge if in transit: Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Philippines, Palestinian document holders. Nationals of the all other countries cannot leave the airport if in transit.

Visa processing by the embassy will take longer (up to three months) for the following nationals: Algeria, Bangladesh, China PRC, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia.

For more information about travel conditions in North Africa and the Middle East, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.