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(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • 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 photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  4. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide a Business Cover Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Swiss postal address. Use the sample Business Cover Letter provided here to complete your letter.

    All Business Cover Letters must be addressed to the Embassy or Consulate. The address of the diplomatic mission 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. 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 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
    • Check the latest immunisation requirements at: http://www.safetravel.ch/

  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

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

  4. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • 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 photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  5. 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

  6. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed application form. This form must:

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

  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 a visa upon arrival at this destination. There is no guarantee entry will be allowed. Check with the embassy for details and confirm your airline will permit boarding without a visa. To minimise the risk of being refused entry and to avoid excessive waiting for a visa to be issued on arrival, VisaCentral strongly recommends that travellers obtain all visas prior to travel

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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