Consulate General
of the Arab Republic of Egypt
Consulate General of Egypt
Public hours during the month of Ramadan:
10AM to 2PM (Monday to Friday)

Visas - Category A:


This category is for Australian Passport holders and all other nationalities (except countries listed in Category C).
There are 3 ways to obtain your visa to enter Egypt, depending on the type of visa you are applying for and how long you are planning to stay in Egypt.
On this page:

Option 1: Apply for your Visa directly from the Consulate

To apply for your visa from the Consulate General of Egypt in Sydney, please lodge your application within 6 months from your intended travel date. Application lodgements are either in person or by mail.

  • Single entry visas grant you a duration of stay of up to 1-month in Egypt.
  • Multple entry visas grant you a duration of stay of up to 3-months in Egypt.

Required Documents:

  • Completed Visa Application form
  • 1 passport-sized photo (white background, same standards as Australian Passport)
  • Original Passport valid with more than 6 months validity from the date of intended entry to Egypt.
  • Business Invitation Letter (For Business Visas)
  • Australian Visa Details (For non-Australian or New Zealand passport holders)
  • Visa Fees: Total visa fees noted in the table below
    • Payment Methods:
      • Cash
      • Australia Post money order, or bank cheque (personal/business checks are not accepted), and must be payable to the “Consulate General of Egypt”.

Lodging the Application

In Person: (No appointment required)

Lodge the following at the Consulate during our public hours.

  • Required documents (Listed above)
  • Fees: Acceptable payment methods
    • Cash
    • Australia post money order OR Bank Check
      • Payable to the “Consulate General of Egypt”

In the case where an individual is unable to apply for a visa themselves, a representative may submit the visa application on their behalf, provided that the applicant has signed their own application and given all necessary information and documents.

By Mail:

Mail the following to our postal address:
(Postal Address: G.P.O. Box 1258, Sydney, NSW, 2001)
  • Required documents (Listed Above)
  • Fees: Payment by Australia Post money order or bank cheque (personal/business checks are not accepted), and must be payable to the “Consulate General of Egypt”.
  • Pre-paid self-addressed envelope for the return of the Passport
Visa Fees for Australians and all other Nationalities (Includes $5 Application Fee): Except nationalities mentioned below
Visa TypeSingle EntryMultiple Entry
Tourist Visa$65.00$145.00
Business Visa$145.00$195.00
Transit Visa$130.00$195.00
Entry Visa fees for the following Nationalities (Includes $5 Application Fee):
NationalitySingle EntryMultiple Entry
Great Britain$230.00$350.00
Canada Family Passport$285.00$420.00
Nigeria (Transit Visa)$195.00$285.00
NationalityAll Visa Types
South AfricaFREE

Option 2: Visa Upon Arrival (for Australian Passport Holders)

You can obtain the Visa upon arrival at the airport/seaport in Egypt, as long as you have confirmation of your return flights.

The visa upon arrival is a single entry tourist visa with a maximum duration of stay of 30 days.

Option 3: eVisa Website

The official eVisa website is

The Consulate is not connected to the official eVisa website and has no means of providing any assistance for it.

The Consulate’s responsibility is limited at directing you to the correct website.

Additional Information:

Visa extensions are done directly from the General Administration of Passports Immigration and Nationality Department (الإدارة العامة للجوازات والهجرة والجنسية) in El-Abaseya, Cairo. Website: