Australian passport holders require a visa to enter Egypt, there are three types of visas:

  • Tourist visa is usually valid for a period not exceeding three months and granted on either single or multiple entry basis.
  • Entry visa is required for any foreigner arriving in Egypt for purposes other than tourism, e.g. work, study etc. The possession of a valid entry visa is needed to complete the residence procedure in Egypt and can be obtained from the Egyptian Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad.
  • A transit visa.

It is possible for most tourists and visitors to obtain an entry visa at any of the major ports of entry.

Please check with your nearest Egyptian Consular mission for more details concerning visa regulations.

For further information please contact your nearest Egyptian Embassy or Consulate prior to arrival.