Offers New Egypt Electronic Visa Available from June 2017

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Travelers going to Egypt from June 1st will be able to enter the country using the new electronic visa system, or Egypt eVisa available online. In March of this year the Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Yasser al-Qady made a statement indicating that this year would see the introduction of an electronic visa system for Egypt, similar to those of other countries like United States, Canada, Australia or India. will begin offering travelers the possibility to transmit their eVisa for Egypt with help from qualified travel visa specialists immediately.

The main aim of these electronic visa application systems is to allow immigration officials to pre-screen travelers before arriving at their destination port of entry in order to improve national security and ease the burden on Border Control authorities. A new statement has been made to confirm the implementation of this Electronic Visa system beginning June 1, 2017.

Just this week, the news was announced by the Egyptian Government, through the Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed, that June would see the unveiling of the updated, modernized eVisa system.

The Egyptian eVisa system will be a straightforward visa application program allowing eligible foreign nationals to obtain their travel authorization simply through

Yehia Rashed, the Minister for Tourism told reporters that “tourist[s] anywhere in the world will have the right to apply for an electronic visa” which would mean that in theory all nationalities will be able to obtain the Egypt eVisa from June onwards.

At this time Egyptian authorities have yet to finalize the details but all the up-to-date information can be found on the eVisa platform to help applicants prepare for their vacations in Egypt and when the time comes on June 1st, to apply for the eVisa for travelers to Egypt.

The information tourists will need to supply, to obtain the electronic visa for Egypt, includes their personal details, data from travel documents such as passport or ID cards and information about their stay in Egypt. In some cases extra information may be required but on the online Egyptian Visa application system, applicant’s will be able to find out about their eligibility and the needs of each nationality before applying.

Not only will this system benefit the authorities for immigration and border control, but by simplifying the process to request a visa to travel to Egypt, it ensures a rise in tourism as seen in other countries over the past few years where similar methods have been applied.

Tourism Minister Rashed has also mentioned the eVisa this week after the Arab Tourism Forum on Wednesday, speaking about the conveniences of modernizing their immigration system to match the electronic counterparts of other countries which may also in turn give way to new amendments for other visa policies in Egypt such as the recent withdrawal of immigration restrictions for Arab Maghreb countries.

People looking to visit Egypt will only need to fill out the online application form and pay the visa fee by credit or debit card before receiving the approved eVisa via e-mail. The system will allow these travelers to avoid both tediously standing in line upon arrival in Egypt to arrange the visa-on-arrival and having to send off or even take their passports to an Embassy or Consulate to get their visa.

At, the speed of the electronic system and added customer service is also a great advantage for travelers as applications will be reviewed and processed as quickly as possible allowing for a 3 to 5-day turnaround time.

The eVisa for Egypt program on will also offer applicants assistance with their eVisa request, allowing those travelers with apprehensions to ask any questions they may have or seek guidance about the application process.

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