Looking for an Egypt visa from South Africa?

South African passport holders can now apply for an Egypt visa online. It does not matter where you are in South Africa, Easy Visas will be able to help you obtain your visa to Egypt. An Egyptian visa is required for South Africans travelling to Egypt and needs to be obtained prior to arrival.

How does it work?

Visas are required by South African, British and all other passport holders, whether travelling as a tourist or on business.

Visas are not required if passenger remains in the transit lounge less than 6 hours, but the Embassy recommends obtaining one in case of emergencies/flight delays, etc.

Compulsory Vaccinations: Yellow Fever (Dependant on Country of Origin/Stopover)

Recommended Vaccinations: Hepatitis A&B, Rabies, Tetanus, Polio

Malaria in Srutun Park & Red Sea

Travel Insurance

It is recommended to buy travel insurance for any unforeseen situations whilst travelling in Egypt.

Travel insurance can be taken out with Regent travel Insurance or Travel Insurance Consultants (TIC). (Alternatively you can compare South African travel insurance.)

Regent has a policy called ‘Africa, Asia & Middle East Cover’ which is the most cost effective policy for travellers to this region.

Purchase your travel insurance policy online now. Simple 4 step process. Purchase with a debit or credit card securely.

Egyptian visa requirements

The following is required to obtain a Egyptian visa:

Passport + passport copy, photographs, application form, Copy of return flight itinerary showing full routing from and to South Africa, bank statements, copy of your Yellow Fever vaccination card (only if coming from or stopping in an infected area)

Please apply online to see complete list.

How to apply for an Egyptian visa?

Complete the ‘visa request form’ on the right hand side. You can then access our visa quote system and download the Egypt visa application forms and visa requirements.