Egypt Passport and Visa Requirements For U.S. Citizens

Is a Passport Required?
Is a Visa Required?

Egypt flag When preparing to travel, you may ask yourself: Do I need a passport or visa to enter Egypt? The short answer to that question is, “Yes.” A visa and passport are required in order to visit Egypt. When preparing to travel to Egypt, double check the expiration date of your current passport if you have one. It must remain valid for at least for 6 months after arrival. If it will expire within that time, or come close, it’s best to get it renewed. Occasionally there’s a need for additional stamps in your passport. So ensure you have at least one blank page remaining for use. Vaccinations may be required for entry please consult with your medical professional for more information. If you are planning an extended trip and expect to carry more than $10,000 Max with you, be aware that upon entry and exit, the amount will need to be declared to customs.

Learn more about Egypt

Egypt landscape Egypt is located in Northern Africa, nestled between Libya and the Gaza Strip. The country, which struggles with periodic droughts, has a total land area of 1,001,450 sq km. It shares borders with Gaza Strip and Israel. Cairo, the capital of Egypt, may be a city to consider seeing. When planning other site seeing adventures keep in mind that timezones may change. Make sure to adjust your watch, or phone to Egypt’s timezone, use UTC+2. The country’s main agricultural products are cotton and rice. The primary industry contributing to their economy is textiles. Machinery and equipment are Egypt's major imports. The country’s airports currently include 72 paved runways, with 11 unpaved. Internet availability exists throughout Egypt for its 31 million users, so finding WIFI while there shouldn't be difficult.

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