Egypt started issuing electronic visas for Ukrainians

Citizens of Ukraine since December can apply for an electronic visa to travel to Egypt.

Єгипет почав видачу електронних віз для українців

Citizens of Ukraine since December can apply for an electronic visa to travel to Egypt, reports Rus.Media.

This was reported on the page of the Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine on the social network Facebook.

“According to the Egyptian side, December 3, 2017 initiated the system of issuing electronic visas for entry into Egypt as an alternative visas that may also be purchased at checkpoints across the state border of Egypt”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that for visa, the Ukrainians, who are planning a trip to Egypt with tourist or business purpose and also for the purpose of transit through the territory of the country, can apply online on the official website within 90 days prior to the date of entry.

“To process e-visas the applicant should have a passport valid for eight months from the date of arrival in the country, an electronic copy of the passport for download when applying on the website, the documents confirming the purpose and terms of the planned trip, return tickets and Bank card payment”, – is spoken in the message.

The Department added that after filling out the necessary forms and online payment of visa fee (US $ 25) the applicant shall receive a copy of the e-visas “e-Visa” via e-mail.

The document must be printed out and upon arrival to present to the border control of Egypt. Also clarifies that the issuance of electronic visas to children who have a separate passport serves a specific Declaration. To issue e-Visa is recommended at least 7 days before the scheduled trip. Foreign Ministry recommends Ukrainians to take this information into account when planning trips to Egypt.

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