In a step aims to revitalize tourism, The Egyptian state has decided to allow 28 new nationalities to obtain tourist visas electronically, bringing the total nationalities that can obtain an electronic tourist visa to 74, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
In a statement, the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ghada Shalaby said that this comes in conjunction with the passage of a year since Egypt resumed the incoming tourism movement on July 1, 2020.
She added the update will contribute to encouraging many tourists of different nationalities to visit Egypt.
The portal allocated for obtaining an e-tourist visa is supported in eight languages.
It also answers the various inquiries of tourists, she explained, adding that a secure e- payment feature to pay for the visa, which is US$25 for one trip or $ 60 for multiple trips, has been provided.
Shalaby said the visa is issued in a maximum of seven days.
Contributed by Hassanain Tayea