Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Egypt Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  2. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    A clear full page scan (A5) of the applicant's passport identification pages

  3. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow https://visacentral.ch/photo-service to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; be identical; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photographs should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  4. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide a Business Introduction Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. Be certain your letter meets the specific requirements of the consulate by using our Digital Business Introduction Letter. Visit https://visacentral.ch/bcl-order to get started.

    Alternatively, please use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided here using the exact language and format provided in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.
    All Business Introduction Letters must be addressed to the Embassy or Consulate. The address of the diplomatic missions can be found here

  5. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:  

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Include the passport number of the applicant 
    • State the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and length of visa required

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • A copy of the hotel confirmation

  7. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed application form. This form must:

    • Be printed back to back on one sheet of paper
    • Be signed

  8. Yellow Fever Certificate

    Applicants arriving from a yellow fever risk area or applicants who transited through such an area for more than 12 hours must provide a yellow fever certificate. Applicants will also be required to present the Yellow Fever certificate upon arrival.

  9. Multiple Entry Applicants

    Multiple entry applicants must provide a flight confirmation showing at least two onward/return travels and at least two hotel confirmations

  10. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaCentral website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaCentral Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaCentral Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Egypt Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Visa May Not Be Required

    Visa exempt for a stay of up to 15 days. The traveller must:

    • Enter the country at Sharm El Sheik (SSH), Saint Catherine (SKV) or Taba (TCP) and remaining in the Sinai resorts
    • Hold a valid passport for six months beyond exit date
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination

  2. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  3. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    Two copies of the applicant's passport identification pages

  4. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow https://visacentral.ch/photo-service to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; be identical; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photographs should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  5. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed application form. This form must:

    • Be printed back to back on one sheet of paper
    • Be signed

  6. Yellow Fever Certificate

    Applicants arriving from a yellow fever risk area or applicants who transited through such an area for more than 12 hours must provide a yellow fever certificate. Applicants will also be required to present the Yellow Fever certificate upon arrival.

  7. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaCentral website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaCentral Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaCentral Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  8. Visa On Arrival

    It may be possible to obtain your visa upon arrival for a stay of up to 30 days. A fee of USD25 must be paid in cash. Visa requirements and restrictions vary greatly when obtaining an on arrival visa. The local immigration officials also hold the right to refuse entry to anyone for any reason. We strongly recommend that you obtain your visa prior to departure. Should you choose to obtain your visa upon arrival, you will need to inquire with your airline if boarding is allowed without a visa

Egypt Visa

Don't know what a visa for Egypt looks like?  You can view sample visa for Egypt and see the information it contains.

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