Egypt travel Visa requirements for Somali citizens

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Somalia citizens visiting Egypt

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


  • Completely filled visa application form.
  • Original International passport valid for at least 6 months on entry into Egypt.
  • Two passport-size colour photograph that meets the visa photo specification.
  • Round trip reservation.
  • Travel itinerary.
  • Non-Somalians are required to present a valid resident permit.
  • Receipt of paid visa fee.
  • Documentation proving home ties is necessary to show that the applicant has intentions to return to Somalia.
  • For minors, a notarized copy of their birth certificate, as well as a notarized letter of support from both parents consenting to travel to Egypt, is needed.
  • Proof of financial capability.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Documentation stating the purpose and duration of the trip might be necessary.
  • Holders of onward tickets can transit for a maximum time of 48 hours.
  • Leaving the airport is permitted for passengers with transit time between 6 and 48 hours. Passengers with a transit time fewer than 6 hours may leave the transit area but not the airport.

Egypt Visa for Somalia citizens

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 within 7 working days 30 days
Work visa within 1 year More than one year

General Requirements for Egypt Visa


  • Completely filled visa application form.
  • Original International passport valid for at least 6 months on entry into Egypt.
  • Two passport-size colour photograph that meets the visa photo specification.
  • Round trip reservation.
  • Travel itinerary.
  • Non-Somalians are required to present a valid resident permit.
  • Receipt of paid visa fee.
  • Documentation proving home ties is necessary to show that the applicant has intentions to return to Somalia.
  • For minors, a notarized copy of their birth certificate, as well as a notarized letter of support from both parents consenting to travel to Egypt, is needed.
  • Proof of financial capability.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Documentation stating the purpose and duration of the trip might be necessary.
  • Holders of onward tickets can transit for a maximum time of 48 hours.
  • Leaving the airport is permitted for passengers with transit time between 6 and 48 hours. Passengers with a transit time fewer than 6 hours may leave the transit area but not the airport.

Egypt Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

25.00 (USD)

Work visa

1000.00 (EGP)

Egypt Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Somalia


Location

Address

Mogadishu

Egyptian Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia 1 Mapp Street Mogadishu Somalia

egyptembassysomalia@gmail.com

(+252) 272 506 738 (+252) 759 543 527

Frequently Asked Questions


Is a visa required from me to visit Egypt?

All foreigners are required to possess a visa when travelling to Egypt except foreigners from visa exempted countries like Bahrain, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macao, Malaysia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.


What is the kind of weather in Egypt?

Egypt has a desert climate, but the Mediterranean coastal regions enjoy a body-friendly temperature due to the prevailing wind. 


What is Egypt known for?

Egypt is known for its historical phenomenon which have contributed significantly to the world civilization this include: surveying and construction techniques that supported the building of monumental pyramids, quarrying, temples, and obelisks; a system of mathematics, a practical and effective system of medicine, irrigation systems and agricultural production techniques.


What is the electric voltage in Egypt?

The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. Foreigners travelling to Egypt can use their electric appliances in Egypt.