Egypt visa requirements for Sierra Leoneans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Sierra Leoneans visiting Egypt

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


  • A duly filled and signed visa application form.
  • An original passport valid for at least six months from the date of application.
  • Two blank passport pages for visa stamps.
  • At least 2 passport-sized photos of size 45mmx35mm taken on a white background.
  • The applicant’s income tax returns from the past 3 years.
  • The applicant’s bank statements from 6 months prior to the application.
  • Salary slip of the applicant from the past three months.
  • Proof of accommodation or hotel reservations.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing the applicant's ties to the home country.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • A copy of the applicant's travel insurance that covers the entire duration of stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • A copy of the applicant's travel itinerary.

Egypt Visa for Sierra Leoneans

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 8 working days 30 days
Business visa 8 working days 30 days

General Requirements for Egypt Visa


  • A duly filled and signed visa application form.
  • An original passport valid for at least six months from the date of application.
  • Two blank passport pages for visa stamps.
  • At least 2 passport-sized photos of size 45mmx35mm taken on a white background.
  • The applicant’s income tax returns from the past 3 years.
  • The applicant’s bank statements from 6 months prior to the application.
  • Salary slip of the applicant from the past three months.
  • Proof of accommodation or hotel reservations.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing the applicant's ties to the home country.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • A copy of the applicant's travel insurance that covers the entire duration of stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • A copy of the applicant's travel itinerary.

Egypt Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

20.00 (EGP)

Business visa

65.00 (EGP)

Egypt Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Sierra Leone


Location

Address

Freetown

Egyptian Embassy. 270 Bourke Street Muckleneuk P.O. Box 30025 Sunnyside 0132, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

(+232) 22 231245

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the best currency to use in Egypt?

Euros, dollars and sterling notes are accepted. However, your money will go much further if you change it to Egyptian pounds.


Are there specific vaccinations to be taken before travelling to Eypt?

There are recommended or required vaccinations to be taken when going to Egypt. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Egypt: Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Rabies, Meningitis, Polio, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), Chickenpox, Shingles, Pneumonia and Influenza.


Are tourist allowed to go into the pyramids?

Yes, tourists are allowed to go inside the pyramids of Egypt.