A Visa is required by all nationals and a passport valid for at least six months from the date of issue. Citizens of many countries may obtain a one month single entry visa on arrival at major points of entry. A USD25 fee is demanded on arrival. Check with your nearest Egyptian Consular mission for more details concerning visa regulations applying to your citizenship.
Should you require assistance with your VISA, we can produce supporting paperwork to accompany your visa application. Please contact our events team on email@example.com and advise the following information:
- Company name:
- First Name (as on passport):
- Surname (as on passport):
- Date of Birth:
- Passport Number:
- Passport Issue Date:
- Passport Expiry Date:
- Issuing country of passport:
- FULL Address of Consulate / Embassy you will be making your application to:
For delegates who require a visa support letter to attend a Petrospot training course, conference or seminar, please note that an administration charge of £50 will be applied to your course/event fee. A visa support letter will not be supplied by Petrospot Limited unless prior payment for the training course and/or event is made in full. Should your application for a visa be refused, a full refund of the course/event fee will be processed within three working days.
Although Arabic is the official language, English is widely spoken.
Cairo has a hot desert climate like most of Egypt's interior. The best time to visit the city is from November to March when days are pleasantly warm and nights are relatively cool.
The Egyptian unit of currency is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). Major cards are widely accepted.
In Egypt the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The plug type is C & F, two pins.
CULTURE AND CUSTOMS
Dress: People dress conservatively in most public areas. Swimwear is acceptable at the beach or around the swimming pool, but not in other public places. Women are usually required to wear a headscarf in mosques.
Drinking: Alcohol is generally only served in establishments that have licences, such as hotel restaurants and bars.