Egypt visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Egypt

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Egyptian Visa.


  • An original international Passport that is valid till the next six months with at least two blank pages for necessary stamps.
  • One visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant.
  • Two passport photos with a white background.
  • A visa requisition letter from employer.
  • Proof of accommodation/hotel booking.
  • Confirmed onward or return Air Ticket.
  • Bank statements of the past six months with sufficient fund.
  • Salary slips for the last three months.

Egypt Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Egypt


Egypt is a country which is very rich in history and culture. Egypt is known to have a lot of pyramids with most of them being tombs for the Egyptian pharaohs. The pyramids found at Giza are considered to be the most popular pyramids in Egypt. The largest pyramid is the ‘Pyramid of Khufu’ at Giza, it is the only one of the seven wonders of the world which still exists. Tourists in the country can visit museums to see ancient Egyptian antiquities or take a ride through the safari on a camel’s back or a jeep. Whatever you want to do during your time in Egypt, it definitely is great fun.
 
The tourism industry in Egypt is a leading aspect to the economic growth in Egypt. In 2010, Egypt played host to 14.7 million tourists and contributed more than 11%of the country’s GDP. From then on, the number of tourist visits in the country has been on the rise and it is expected to keep rising for the foreseeable future.
 
Travelers into Egypt are not allowed to enter or leave Egypt with more than $10,000 or its equivalent in any currency. People caught in any homosexual act are subject to 10 years imprisonment. Avoid drinking alcohol in public places, you could be arrested if seen doing so. The Egyptian government is not against the practice of Christianity but trying to convert someone to the Christian faith is illegal.

Types of Egypt Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 10 business days 90 days
Work visa 10 business days 1 year
Student visa 10 business days 180 days

General Requirements for Egypt Visa


  • An original international Passport that is valid till the next six months with at least two blank pages for necessary stamps.
  • One visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant.
  • Two passport photos with a white background.
  • A visa requisition letter from employer.
  • Proof of accommodation/hotel booking.
  • Confirmed onward or return Air Ticket.
  • Bank statements of the past six months with sufficient fund.
  • Salary slips for the last three months.

Egypt Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (USD)

Work visa

60.00 (USD)

Student visa

60.00 (USD)

Egypt Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: Plot 340, Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja

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Email: embassy.accra@mfa.gov.eg

Tel: (+234) 703 415 8802 / (+234) 706 418 4050

Lagos

Address: 34 Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

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Email: lagos@ecgov.eg

Phone: +234 1 2612922, 2618029

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the best time of year to visit Egypt?
Regarding weather, the best time to visit Egypt is from October to April, when temperatures are the most pleasant. However, December and January constitute peak tourist season, and iconic sights like the Pyramids of Giza, the Temples of Luxor, and Abu Simbel can get uncomfortably crowded.

How safe is Egypt for visitors?
There were 7 terror attacks in Egypt in 2017, but terrorist attacks have also occurred in the USA, Paris, London and Berlin. If you take certain precautions, it will be perfectly safe to travel to Egypt.

Do I need a visa to travel to Egypt as a Nigerian?
Yes. Nigeria citizens must have a visa to enter Egypt.
Kenneth Jonas

1 year ago

A friend told me that I should pay 312,000.00 naira for visa to Egypt and from what I can see $50 to $60. Please how much to apply for visa

Yetunde

1 year ago

Hi


Can I get visa on arrival in Egypt?
Citizens of some countries can obtain an Egypt visa on arrival at the Cairo International airport, but this option is not available to Nigerians.

Can I apply for an Egypt visa online?
Yes, an e-Visa for Egypt can be obtained through an online application without the need to visit the embassy.
Stanley uchechukwu okpalaoha

1 year ago

Please sir/ madam please how can I apply for Egypt work visa , and what is the requirement and also where to summit it please guard me on the type of document needed thanks


i have a 22 yrs student who intends to visit egypt for tourism,kindly advice on travel documents she will need for her visa.thank you?

Please I need egypt student visa?
Yetunde Latifah

1 year ago

Hi


Good morning sir/madam, I would like to apply for a tourist visa to Egypt and how do I schedule an appointment or where do I submit my application form? Thanks Regards Abeeb Williams?
Tijani Adefisayo

1 year ago

Pls sir/ma do i need to book an sppointment to surmit my application to egypt embassy


Pls sir/ma, have been dis since last year November but my Visa is not yet out till now?

I would like to know if the Lagos Nigeria consulate embassy is still working for visa submission Thanks?
osondu Justin joseph

1 year ago

I would like to know if the Lagos Nigeria consulate embassy is still working for visa submission Thanks?


How much visa price?
Uchechi favour nwaeke

4 months ago

I neef it pls


How do I get the Egypt visa form to fill??
Darlington

3 months ago

Where can I found it


Is the visa electronic visa or the applicant will appear in person , and how long is the validity period befor use?

How long does it take for egypt embassy to issue visa in Nigeria?

Evening ma/sir please how can I apply for Visa from Lagos Nigeria to Egypt and how long it will take before visa come out, my regard sir/ma?

I need Cairo Egypt visa?

I need to pass through egypt onward to Armenia for an Official training at Synergy International. Please how long is the processing of the visa and cost?

I would love to go to Egypt for tourist visa?

I need an application form for tourist visa to Egypt?
Femi Dosu

1 year ago

I need an application form for tourist visa to Egypt and can I submit in Lagos


I want transit visas, hv already bought d ticket. Am going to Istanbul?

When can i submit my student visa application ??

I'm desirous of applying for an Egyptian tourist visa in December. Kindly confirm where I can submit my application in Lagos Thanks?

Good evening Please it is possible for Nigeria passport older to apply for Egypt visa online?

i want to apply for egypt tourist visa,am a nigerian?

can i apply for an e visa as a nigerians?

I am a Maltese student from Nigeria and I was asked to go to VFS Maltese Embassy in Egypt to apply for my Visa, what type of Egyptian Visa do I need and the documents required for it??

Please I would like to process my Egypt visa but do not know how to go about it?

How do I get the application form?

How do I apply for a visa if I want to go oh a vacation in Egypt?

How much is Egypt visa and how can i get it?

Recently has the tourist visa been delayed or is the response within 10 business days? Do I need to provide travel insurance for this visa??

I want Egypt work visa?