If you’re a citizen of Egypt who’s planning a tour around Turkey’s many iconic buildings and beautiful beach resorts, you may be wondering about what requirements you’ll need to meet to visit.
Citizens of Egypt are required to obtain an Electronic Visa (e-Visa) for entry into this country if they are visiting for tourist or business purposes. Fortunately, you can complete your application online through Byevisa, as we can offer you this travel pass.
The Turkish visa for Egyptians is valid for Single Entry into the country and enables you to stay for a maximum of 30 days. It’s also valid for a maximum of 180 days, so you have a bit of flexibility as to when to enter the country.
Perhaps you’re planning a visit to Istanbul’s world-famous Hagia Sophia basilica or you’re desperate to check out the jaw-dropping rocky valleys of Cappadocia. Whatever your reason for visiting the world’s sixth-most-popular tourist destination, read on to learn more about the Turkey eVisa for Egyptian citizens.
- 1 All About the Turkey eVisa for Egyptians
- 2 Documents Required for the Turkish Visa From Egypt
- 3 How to Apply for a Turkey Visa from Egypt
- 4 Cost of the Turkish Visa From Egypt
- 5 Travelling to Turkey From Egypt
- 6 Egyptian Embassy in Turkey
- 7 Turkey Visa for Egyptians FAQs
- 8 More Information About Getting Your Turkish Visa From Egypt
All About the Turkey eVisa for Egyptians
Citizens of Egypt are required to obtain an eVisa for travel here. Fortunately, since April 2013 the Turkish Republic offers this through a simple online application. This enables you to apply online and get your travel authorisation in just 1 business day when you use Byevisa’s service.
Once approved, you can download your pass, which will be sent directly to your email inbox. It’s valid for 180 days after it’s issued and will enable you to stay in the country for 30 days in total. You’ll be able to enter the country only once, as your pass is valid for Single Entry use.
If you are visiting for other purposes, such as paid work, you will need to contact the embassy for more information. This pass does not permit paid work, employment or any other purposes except tourist or business.
Documents Required for the Turkish Visa From Egypt
To get your travel authorisation, you simply need to complete our online application. The application through Byevisa can be completed in just a few minutes. Before you fill out your information, make sure you’ve got the following:
- At least 6 months validity remaining on your passport from your date of entry.
- A valid email address.
- A credit or debit card or PayPal account.
How to Apply for a Turkey Visa from Egypt
Once you’re ready, click ‘Apply for eVisa Now’ and you will be taken to our online form where you will be asked for the following information:
- Your email address.
- Your date of birth.
- Your intended exit and entry dates.
- Your full name.
- Your gender.
- Your nationality.
- The country in which you were born.
- The country where you currently reside.
- Your passport number.
- The issue and expiry dates of your passport.
When you’ve completed the form and filled out your personal details such as your passport number, nationality and date of birth, you will need to pay the fee with a debit card or credit card or using PayPal.
The process is quick and simple. Once you’ve paid your fee, it’s simply a matter of waiting 1 business day to receive your travel pass directly into your email inbox. Since your pass is sent to your inbox, it’s important to make sure your details are correct when filling out the application to avoid unnecessary delays.
Cost of the Turkish Visa From Egypt
If you use Byevisa’s service to get your travel pass, the cost is 55.00 USD. This includes our processing fee of 25.00 USD and a government fee of 30.00 USD. The processing fee covers the cost of handling all the paperwork associated with your application.
Travelling to Turkey From Egypt
With a Turkish eVisa, Egyptians can enjoy everything the country has to offer for up to 30 days. After you have gone through the process of obtaining your pass, you may be wondering what’s the easiest way to reach your destination.
The fastest and cheapest way to get here is to fly. Turkey is easy to reach from Egypt, and there are multiple flights per day to Istanbul from cities such as Cairo, Alexandria and Giza. You can expect your journey to take just a couple of hours. The airlines Turkish Air or Egypt Air also connect tourists with Dalaman, Ankara, Izmir and Antalya.
Egyptian Embassy in Turkey
There is 1 embassy and 1 consulate in Turkey:
The first is located in the capital city, Ankara. The Egyptian Embassy’s full address is: Remzi Oğuz Arık, 06540 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey. Its opening hours are Tuesday, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Wednesday – Thursday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
The second, the Consulate General of the Arab Republic of Egypt, is located in Istanbul. Its address is: Bebek, Cevdet Paşa Cd. No:12, 34342 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey. Its opening hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
The offices of the embassy and consulate may be closed during national holidays in Turkey and Egypt. It’s useful to factor this in and check ahead before planning your visit.
Turkey Visa for Egyptians FAQs
Would you like to know more about this travel document for your trip? Below you will find answers to some common FAQs.
Do All Egyptians Need a Visa for Turkey?
Yes, you must obtain the Turkish eVisa for Egyptians ahead of arriving at your destination. Fortunately, applying online for this travel pass with Byevisa is straightforward and will take you only a few minutes.
How Early Should I Apply for My Visa for Turkey?
As long as you don’t leave it until the last minute, in case there are any problems with your application, then you can complete your application any time before your trip.
When you choose Byevisa’s service, you will receive your travel authorisation within 1 business day. The travel pass is valid for 180 days (6 months), so if you prefer to get it early and the task ticked off your to-do list, you have the option to do so.
More Information About Getting Your Turkish Visa From Egypt
If you want more information about travelling here and an in-depth look at the application process, then head over to our Turkey eVisa (Electronic Visa) page. In addition, to read more about Turkey before you go, check our Visit Turkey page. Have a fantastic trip!