Egypt Visa for Bangladeshi

Egypt Visa for Bangladeshi Travelers: Your Comprehensive Guide

Traveling to Egypt from Bangladesh can be an exciting adventure, but navigating the visa process can be a bit overwhelming. This comprehensive guide will provide you with all the information you need to obtain your Egypt visa hassle-free. From application procedures to FAQs, we've got you covered. Let's dive in!

Egypt Visa Types

Before you embark on your journey to Egypt, it's crucial to understand the different types of visas available for Bangladeshi travelers. The type of visa you need depends on the purpose of your visit. Here are the most common Egypt visa types:

1. Tourist Visa

A Tourist Visa is ideal for travelers looking to explore Egypt's iconic historical sites, such as the Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the temples of Luxor. It's typically granted for a duration of 30 days, and it can be extended once for an additional 30 days. To obtain a Tourist Visa, Bangladeshi citizens must provide the following documents:

  • A valid passport with at least six months of validity remaining.
  • A confirmed return air ticket.
  • Hotel reservations for the entire duration of the stay.
  • Proof of financial means to cover your stay in Egypt.
  • It's recommended to have travel insurance that covers your entire trip.


2. Business Visa

If your purpose for visiting Egypt is business-related, you will need a Business Visa. This type of visa allows Bangladeshi travelers to attend business meetings, conferences, or negotiations. Business Visas are typically issued for a period ranging from 30 days to 6 months, depending on the specific requirements. To obtain a Business Visa, you'll need:

  • A valid passport with at least six months of validity remaining.
  • A letter of invitation from the Egyptian company or organization you'll be dealing with.
  • Proof of financial solvency.
  • Relevant business documents.
  • A confirmed return air ticket.
  • Hotel reservations for the entire duration of the stay.
  • It's recommended to have travel insurance that covers your entire trip.

3. Student Visa

Bangladeshi students aspiring to study in Egypt can apply for a Student Visa. This type of visa is granted to those who have secured admission at a recognized Egyptian educational institution. To obtain a Student Visa, you'll need:

  • A valid passport with at least six months of validity remaining.
  • An official letter of acceptance from the Egyptian educational institution.
  • Proof of financial means to cover tuition fees and living expenses.
  • Health insurance valid in Egypt.


4. Work Visa

For Bangladeshi citizens seeking employment opportunities in Egypt, a Work Visa is required. It is essential for securing legal employment in the country. To obtain a Work Visa, you'll need:

A valid passport with at least six months of validity remaining.

An employment contract from an Egyptian employer.

Approval from the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration.

Relevant work-related documents.


5.Transit Visa:

For those passing through Egypt to another destination. 

Note for on-arrival visa:

Bangladeshi nationals coming to Egypt will be granted visas on-arrival from the ports of arrival provided that previously they hold valid and used entry visas from the countries: Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United States, United Kingdom and the Schengen countries on the passports and these procedures are activated from the beginning of April 2022 for a period of one year.

Note: Obokash Travels provides consultancy support for tourists & Business visas only .


The Application Process

The process of obtaining an Egypt visa for Bangladeshi travelers involves several steps. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you navigate through the application process:

1. Collect the Required Documents

As mentioned earlier, the required documents vary depending on the type of visa you're applying for. Ensure you have all the necessary documents in order. Double-check the specific requirements for your visa type to avoid any complications.

2. Complete the Visa Application Form

You'll need to fill out the visa application form provided by the Egyptian Embassy or Consulate. Ensure that you provide accurate and complete information. Any discrepancies or missing information could lead to delays or rejection.

3. Schedule an Appointment

Contact the Egyptian Embassy or Consulate in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to schedule an appointment. During your appointment, you will have to submit your visa application and all the required documents. It's essential to be punctual and prepared for your appointment. 

All visa applications of Egypt are processed by Egyptian Embassy. Applications can be submitted on a walk-in basis. The applicant must be present in person during visa application submission.

Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt:

Address: Road-90, House-9, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212.

Telephone Number: +88028858737-9

Mobile: 01843761900

Fax: 0088028858747

Email: egypt.emb.dhaka@mfa.gov.eg


Other Details:

File Submit: Sunday to Tuesday, 12:00pm to 02:00pm.

Passport Collection: Thursday, between 14:30-15:30.

Information: 9:00am to 3:00pm.


4. Pay the Visa Fee

There is a non-refundable visa processing fee that you must pay when you submit your application. The fee varies depending on the type of visa you are applying for.

  • Visa Fee: Visa fee TK. 8,000
  • Service charge: Tk. 2,000 (Notary and translation charges are additional- if needed).
  • Embassy Processing Time: Total 10-15 Working Days for tourists and 10-20 working days for a business visa. 
  • Obokash Travels Processing Time: Total 02/03 Working Days.


5. Attend the Visa Interview

In some cases, you may be required to attend a visa interview at the discretion of the Embassy or Consulate. Be prepared to answer questions about the purpose of your visit and your ties to Bangladesh. 


6. Wait for Processing

Visa processing times can vary, so it's essential to apply well in advance of your planned travel dates. Typically, it takes several business days to a few weeks for your visa application to be processed.


7. Receive Your Visa

Once your visa is approved, you can collect it from the Egyptian Embassy or Consulate. Ensure that all the information on the visa sticker is accurate and matches the details on your application.


Egypt Visa Extension

If you find yourself in Egypt and wish to extend your stay, you can request a visa extension from the nearest office of the Ministry of Interior. The extension is usually granted for up to 60 days.


Requirements (Tourist & Business):


Personal Documents:

  • Duly filled Application form and signed by the applicant.
  • Current passport (minimum validity for 06 months until the planned date of return and minimum two blank pages and unmarked visa pages) with all old passports. If the immediate previous passport is lost, then a G.D (English) copy for that passport is required.
  • Two recent color photograph sizes (3.5 X 4.5 cm or passport size) with a white background but no cap and no sunglasses. 
  • Marriage certificate (If Family tour). A death certificate copy requires for widows.
  • For Non-Bangladeshi applicants: Bangladeshi Residence Permit valid at least 3 months beyond the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States.
  • Visa request letter: Letter from applicant name, designation, Passport Number, purpose, and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel, accommodation, expenses, etc. Addressed to – The Visa Officer.
  • Utility Bill copy.


Professional Documents:

  • For Business Person: Trade license (renewal) and company’s letterhead Pad (2 blank pages) require for Proprietorship, Partnership, and limited company.(i) Additional documents for Partnership:  Business agreement/deed copy. (ii) Additional documents for the Limited company:  Memorandum of the article, certificate of incorporation, Income tax certificate, 02 Business visiting card.
  • For Employee: No objection certificate (NOC), GO and note verbal (for official passport holders),02 visiting cards.
  • For Retired Person: Retirement documents.
  • For Student: Student ID card copy, 


Financial Documents:

  • Bank statement & solvency certificate (original) with bank seal and signature of last 6 months for both company & personal.


Overseas Documents:

  • A letter of invitation from the host organization in Egypt. Moreover, conference registration details must be described in the letter.
  • A letter from your employer stating the reasons for your visit, contact details of the business parties involved, and your employment contract.


Travel Documents:

  • Air Ticket Booking copy: Return airline ticket booking with Passenger Registration Number or Reservation Number.
  • Hotel Booking Copy: Hotel Confirmation or any other documents proving accommodation for the whole period of stay. 



  • Obokash Travels provides only consultancy services, doesn’t provide any guaranty for visas.
  • File processing for visas will start only after receiving all necessary documents.
  • Processing time, requirements, and fees are subject to change by the Embassy without any prior notice.
  • The embassy reserves all the rights to ask for any additional documents with the above-mentioned checklist.
  • All Bangla documents must be translated into English and notarized.


Egypt Visa From Bangladesh Frequently Asked Questions :

Q: How long does it take to process an Egypt visa for Bangladeshi citizens?

Ans: The processing time can vary, but it typically takes around 2 to 4 weeks. Apply well in advance of your travel date.

Q: Is a visa on arrival an option for Bangladeshi citizens?

Ans: No, Egypt does not offer visa on arrival for Bangladeshi citizens. You must obtain a visa before traveling.

Q: Can I extend my Egypt visa?

Ans: Yes, you can extend your visa at the immigration office in Egypt. Ensure you apply before your current visa expires.

Q: Are there any specific entry requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Ans: Due to the ongoing pandemic, travel requirements can change frequently. It's essential to check with the Egyptian Embassy for the latest COVID-19 related guidelines.

Q: Can I apply for a visa online?

Ans: Currently, Egypt does not offer an online visa application process for Bangladeshi citizens. You must apply in person at the Embassy or Consulate.

Q: Do I need a visa for a layover in Egypt?

Ans: If you're not leaving the airport during your layover, you typically won't need a visa. However, it's advisable to check with the airline and airport authorities for the latest regulations.

Egypt is a land of wonders, and for Bangladeshi travelers, obtaining an Egypt visa is the first step in experiencing its treasures. Whether you're a tourist, a business traveler, a student, or a job seeker, understanding the visa application process is crucial for a smooth journey.

This comprehensive guide provides an overview of the various Egypt visa types, the application process, and the steps to follow. Ensure you have all the required documents, meet the criteria, and apply in a timely manner. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you'll be well on your way to exploring the wonders of Egypt. So, pack your bags and get ready to explore the land of the pharaohs.

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Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.


Continent : Africa, Asia
Capital : Cairo
Official Language : Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic
Currency : Egyptian pound
Local Time : GMT+2
Exchange Rate : 9.98BDT
Dialing Code : +20
Weekend Days : Friday & Saturday
Population : 91.51 million (2015)
Area : 390,100 mi²
Education : 75.2%
Religion : Muslim
Climate : Egypt Seasons & Climate. The climate in Egypt varies from surprisingly cold to extremely hot. Along the northern coast of the country the climate is Mediterranean during winter (December through March) – cool, windy and humid, with occasional rains
Prime Minister / President / King : Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Destinations : Cairo,Luxor,Giza,Hurghada,Sharm El Sheikh,Aswan,Alexandria,Dahab,Edfu,Marsa Alam
Points of Interest : Giza pyramid complex,Great Sphinx of Giza,Abu Simbel temples,Karnak,Egyptian Museum,Luxor Temple,Valley of the Kings,Mount Sinai,Lake Nasser,Khan el-Khalili

* Ques: How many countries should I visit before applying for this country ?

Ans: Although there is no restrictions regarding country visits but we recommend you to at least visit 2-3 countries before applying.


* Ques: How much balance should I have in my bank account?

Ans: There is no minimum or maximum limit for bank balance. However, there should be a consistency of you transactions. Your bank account must reflect that you have the ability to bear your travel cost and you have enough financial ties to return back to your country.


* Ques: My education qualification is low, can I apply for visa?

Ans: In case of tourist visas, there is not education qualification requirement. Anyone with any educational qualification may apply.


* Ques: My visa application has recently been refused. When will I be able to apply again?

Ans: There is no restriction or time limit on reapplication if anyone’s visa has been refused. However, we would recommend you to apply again at least after a certain period of time.


* Ques: Can you arrange invitation for me? Will it be beneficial for me if I get an invitation?

Ans: Not mandatory and we cannot arrange invitation for you. Invitation is only beneficial for an applicant, if it has been sent from his or her family members or close friend. In any other cases, having a hotel booking is enough to prove your accommodation arrangement during your stay in that respective country.


* Ques: If I apply along with my family, will the chances of my visa acceptance increase?

Ans: Although visa acceptance or refusal totally depends on applicant’s profile, applying with family may increase your chances in certain countries. For example: in case of Schengen or UK visa, applying along with family increases your visa acceptance chances. On the other hand, applying with family for Australia or Canada may decrease your chance of getting the visa.


* Ques: Do you provide any guaranty for visa?

Ans: No. We do not provide any guaranty for visa. Acceptance or refusal of any visa application will depend on applicant’s profile. However, we will prepare your file in a professional manner so that the embassy can get a clear reflection of your profile.


*Ques: Are marriage certificate and nikanama mandatory for Egypt visa?

Ans: No. Not mandatory but if you apply with your family and if your name is not mention in your spous's passport or vice versa then the above mentioned documents are mandatory. 


* Ques: Are Embassy visa fee and service charge refundable?

Ans: No. Both are non- refundable.


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