Egypt visa requirements for Qataris

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Qataris visiting Egypt

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


  • A completely filled and signed Egyptian visa application form.
  • Passport photo not older than 6 months.
  • Original passport or travel documents.
  • The passport must have at least 6 months validity from the date of travel.
  • The visa must have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings for the visa stamp.
  • Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from Egypt in the applicant's name).
  • Flight reservations to Egypt and return ticket.
  • A letter from the applicant's employer granting leave.
  • Current bank statement of the applicant or their sponsor for the last 6 months.

Egypt Visa for Qataris

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
Business visa 7 days 30 days
Tourist visa 7 days 30 days
Transit visa 7 days 12 hours

General Requirements for Egypt Visa


  • A completely filled and signed Egyptian visa application form.
  • Passport photo not older than 6 months.
  • Original passport or travel documents.
  • The passport must have at least 6 months validity from the date of travel.
  • The visa must have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings for the visa stamp.
  • Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from Egypt in the applicant's name).
  • Flight reservations to Egypt and return ticket.
  • A letter from the applicant's employer granting leave.
  • Current bank statement of the applicant or their sponsor for the last 6 months.

Egypt Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Business visa

913.00 (EGP)

Tourist visa

415.00 (EGP)

Transit visa

4150.00 (EGP)

Egypt Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Qatar


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Qatari'so who would like to visit Egypt should go to the nearest country with an Egyptian Embassy .

Frequently Asked Questions


How much can I carry into Egypt?

You are allowed to bring as much as you want into Egypt provided that it does not exceed 10,000 USD which is equivalent to about 35,000 QAR


What is Egypt's official currency?

The official currency used in Egypt is Egyptian pounds although euros, pounds sterling and US dollars are widely accepted.


What is Egypt's official language?

The official language in Egypt is Standard literary Arabic. The most commonly spoken language is the Egyptian colloquial Arabic popularly called Masri while other languages spoken are English, French and Coptic.


Is it safe in Egypt?

Egypt is a generally safe country to visit with a lot of safe spots. However, tourists are advised not to visit places such as the Sinai Peninsula and should also not go too deep into the desert especially with escorts or supervision.