How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Egypt
In this post, we explore how Nigerians can get a visa to Egypt. We cover some info on Egypt, necessary requirements, and embassy location.
The Arab Republic of Egypt is a country that spreads across the middle eastern Europe and Africa, the only one of its kind in the world. It connects the two continents through a land bridge built by the Sinai peninsula. It is an ancient country that dates back to the time of the Pharaohs and is quite popular for landmarks that are thousands of years old such as the Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the king’s tombs along the Nile river valley.
It covers a total area of 1,010,407.87 square kilometers and has a population of about 90 million people. The capital of Egypt is Cairo.
The type of visa provided depends majorly on the reason for the visit
- Single entry visa (up to 90 days)
- Tourist Multiple entry visa (up to 90 days, valid for 6 months)
- Business Multiple entry Visa (up to 90 days, valid for 6 months)
These are the necessary requirements for a Business visa to Egypt.
- International passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the expected return date, with at least two blank pages.
- Two recent passport-sized photographs which capture the entire face with a bright background are needed.
- Visa application form filled and signed, or in case of minors, it should be signed by the relevant legal guardian. The form can also be filed electronically before printing a hard copy.
- Payment for Visa in cash.
- Provide a photocopy of your passport and ID card. The applicant must provide photocopies of the original passport and ID card, including a copy of all visas(both valid and expired);
- Evidence of current status. A copy of registration certificate/copy of visa and copy of work permit(if available)in Nigeria.
- Flight schedules with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Egypt.
- Health Insurance. Proof of health insurance covering international travel;
- The embassy will request your bank statement for the last six months.
- The applicant will also be asked to provide a letter from the employer or sponsoring company written on company letterhead. The letter should indicate the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company and clearly stating the reason for visiting Egypt.
- Include a copy of your business license and tax return if you are employed.
- Provide a proof of your retirement fund if you are retired.
- Your Accommodation or hotel reservation information for the duration of your stay will be required.
For more details on other and all types of Egyptian visas, please visit the official embassy website.
Where To Go
Embassy of Arab Republic of Egypt in Abuja
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