A passport is required by all visitors and must be valid for at least 6 months after the date of arrival. Everyone is required to have a Tourist visa, except nationals of Malta and Jordan, and you can contact the British Embassy for more information. You are also required to have proof of a return ticket.


All visa and immigration related enquiries should be directed to your local Egyptian Embassy or Consulate:

Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt,
26 South Street,
Tel: (10171) 499 3304/2401
Fax: (020) 7 491 1542 

If you require UK representation while in Egypt you should contact the British Embassy:

British Embassy
2 Ahmed Ragheb Street
Garden City
Tel: + [20] (2) 794 0852
Fax: + [20] (2) 794 3065

There is also the British Consulate-General in Alexandria which can be contacted by email at britconsul@alexcomm.net.

While in Egypt local tourist information can be obtained from:

Egyptian Ministry for the Promotion of Tourism Misr Travel Tower
Abassia Square
Tel: (2) 284 1707
Fax: (2) 285 9551