It is now much simpler and quicker to obtain an entry visa for Egypt from Malta. Rather than standing in a long queue upon arriving in Egypt or applying for a traditional visa at an Egyptian embassy, travelers can now apply for an e-Visa for Egypt online.
Travelers only need a couple of minutes to complete the online application process and can do so at home or any other place where they have access to the Internet. The online application form will ask only a couple of questions for security purposes mainly. Travelers can use this new e-Visa to enter Egypt by air, land or sea for the purpose of touring the country.
Malta is one of forty-six countries that are required to apply for an entry visa. With an Egypt e-Visa for Maltese Citizens, tourists will be granted entry to Egypt for a maximum of 30 days. Thus, making this type of visa only suitable for short stays.
All foreign nationals who will be visiting Egypt are also urged to carry their travel itinerary, details about their accommodation and the places that they plan to visit with them.
Maltese passport holders must adhere to four Egypt visa requirements for Maltese citizens prior to applying for an Egypt tourist e-Visa online. These requirements are:
It is also key to take note that tourists may only take a specific amount of cash with them into Egypt and when they leave the country again. Border officials have the right to verify this amount.
Tourists who meet the requirements mentioned above will be prompted to complete the online application form. They will be asked to fill in the following information:
To ensure that the process can be completed as efficiently as possible, it is key that all the information and documentation are readily available.
It can take up to seven business days for an Egypt Visa for Maltese citizen’s application to be processed. Though, any mistakes on the application form might cause delays and, therefore, all travelers are requested to verify their details before submitting it to ensure that all the details are right and correspond to the information on their travel documents.
If the application has been successful, this tourist e-Visa will be sent by means of email and will be valid for a maximum of three months. It is, therefore, crucial that the email address that has been provided is correct and still valid.
Travelers should then print out a hard copy of the e-Visa which they will have to present along with their passport when they arrive in Egypt. They are also strongly advised to make a copy of the visa or take a photo of it that they can store on a mobile device in the event that they lose the hard copy of the visa.