List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants

for short stay visas in Egypt (Cairo and Alexandria)

1. Compulsory information to be presented by all visa applicants

1.1. Certificate from the Mogamma

For first time travellers, or in case of passport loss: a Certificate from the Mogamma covering

the past 7 years.

1.2. Booking Proof

A round trip booking, if applicable. The ticket should be bought only after the visa has been

issued.

A proof of accommodation.

1.3. Purpose of the trip

A document substantiating the purpose of the stay.

1.4. Solvency

Original bank statements for the past 6 months copied and translated. In the absence of bank

account, proof of other assets has to be provided.

1.5. Document to be provided by employees

Certificate of employment, specifying the date of recruitment, position in the company and

salary level.

1.6. Document to be provided by company owners

Original of the commercial registry and tax card.

1.7. Document to be provided by pupils and students

Proof of enrolment in school or university

1.8. Document to be provided by minors (not applicable in case of school or sports club

trips):

If the minor travels without his/her legal guardian: consent of the parental authority

(both parents) or legal guardian shall be provided either through a notarised certificate

or by a form signed at the consulate premises.

If minor is travelling with one of his/her legal guardian: consent of the parental

authority (parents not travelling with their minor child) or legal guardian shall be

provided either through a notarised certificate or by a form signed at the consulate

premises.

2. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

purpose of tourism

2.1. If the applicant is an employee: Confirmation of leave approval.

2.2. Itinerary, if visiting more than one Member State.

3. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for

business

3.1. Invitation letter

Official invitation from the inviting company (on official company paper, stamped and

signed) containing the following information:

the full address and contacts of the company

nature of the business

name and position of the countersigning officer

purpose and duration of the visit

person or entity who will bear the travel and living costs

whether the sponsor gives financial guarantee for the visa applicant's return to Egypt.

3.2. Information to be provided by the Egyptian invited company

Copy of the invited company registry or tax card.

Official company paper stamped and signed, mentioning clearly:

full address and contact persons of the company

name and position of the countersigning officer

name, position, salary and years of employment (if applicable)

purpose of the visit

nature of the work contract

person or entity which will bear the applicant's travel and living costs.

An invitation letter from the inviting company which has been validated by the competent

local authorities. The following Member States' consulates require that a specific form be

used for the invitation letter: Austria, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal,

Slovakia, and Slovenia. Please refer to the website of the Member State concerned for further

information.

4. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

purpose of carrying out paid activities or internship

Under the national legislation of individual Member States, some paid activities or internship

require the applicant to provide a work permit or a similar document: please check the website

of the Member State concerned.

5. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

purpose of visiting family/friends

Invitation letter:

An invitation letter signed by host family/friends.

The following Member States' consulates require that a specific form be used for the

invitation letter: Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,

Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia,

Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Please refer to the websites of the Member

State concerned for further specifications.

6. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

purpose of medical treatment

6.1. Certificate from a medical doctor (designated by the consulate) and/or a medical

institution:

The certificate should state the medical history of the patient and what kind of medical

treatment is needed.

6.2. Official document from the receiving medical institution

It should confirm that it can perform the specific medical treatment and that the patient

will be accepted accordingly.

6.3. Proof of financial arrangement made

6.4. Any other correspondence between the sending medical doctor and the receiving

medical institution, if available.

7. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

purpose of cultural/sports events

7.1. For minors:

Student card and original letter of the school mentioning: the full address, telephone number

of the school, permission for absence, name and function of the person giving the permission.

7.2. Minors travelling alone: See point 1.8

7.3. Original letter of invitation from the organiser of the event in the Member State of

destination

7.4. If applicable: letter of the institution sending the concerned applicant.