Egypt visa requirements for Emiratis

Travel and visa requirements

Egyptian Visa is not required for Emiratis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • United Arab Emirate nationals intending to visit Egypt are not needed to make an application for a visa if they intend to stay for a duration of 90 days.
  • Passports of United Arab Emirates’ citizens must have at least six months validity at the time of entry.
  • Citizens must ensure that at least one blank page of their passport is made available for entry stamps.
  • Visitors are required to declare less than $10,000 or its currency equivalent upon entry and exit.
  • There are no certificates of vaccination required from visitors entering Egypt.
  • Travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • Cats and dogs of visitors must be accompanied by a governmental certificate of good health issued by a veterinarian in the home country that is valid for two weeks from the issuing date.
  • Pet birds of any kind are not allowed to enter Egypt whether as cargo, cabin luggage or held luggage except for living young chickens.
  • A computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Egypt is requested from visitors upon entry.
  • Egypt uses the Eastern European Standard Time, therefore, United Arab Emirates is 2 hours ahead of Egypt.
  • The estimated flight time from Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates to Cairo, Egypt is 3 hours, 27 minutes.
  • Considered a cradle of civilisation, Ancient Egypt introduced some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanisation, organised religion and central government.
  • Islam is the official religion of Egypt and Arabic is its official language
  • Egypt is the most populous country in North Africa, the Middle East and the Arab World, the third-most populous in Africa and the fifteenth-most populous in the world.
  • Egypt has an unusually hot, sunny and dry climate. Average high temperatures are high in the north but very to extremely high in the rest of the country during summer.
  • The Giza Necropolis is one of Egypt's best-known tourist attractions; it is the only one of the Seven wonders of the Ancient World still in existence.
  • Egypt's beaches on the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, which extend to over 3,000 kilometres (1,900 miles), are also popular tourist destinations; the Gulf of Agaba beaches, Safaga, Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor, Dahab, Ras Sidr and Marsa Alam are popular sites.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Egypt famous for?

Egypt is famous for millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the King's tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.

Is it safe to visit Egypt?

Egypt is considered safe but few portions of the country are not. It advised that nobody travels to North Sinai but visitors can travel to South Sinai which is safer.

What currency is adopted in Egypt?

Euros, dollars and sterling notes are accepted. However, your money will go much further if you change it to Egyptian pounds rather than spend your foreign currency on purchases. The best places to exchange money are the currency exchange shops or the banks, and there are many of these in all Egyptian cities.