The Egypt passport is
documents for the people of Egypt and having as role the
access to the foreign countries.
The passport is a proof of
the citizenship but it also helps the activity of assistance`s securing from the consular officials of Egypt
abroad, if this is necessary.
The Egypt passport has a
validity of 7 years for the adult persons; the ones for the
college students and for the school students have a shorter
validity as well as the ones for the people who haven`t
finalized the military conscription's status.
The Egypt passport can not be
renewed so a person can apply for another passport only
after the original passport expired. Beginning with 2008,
the government of Egypt introduced the new type of
passports, electronic and fully computerized that correspond
with the global standards and with the requirements of ICAO.
The security of the new passports is
improved; they have a dark green color, and in the front
cover centre is the emblazon of the Egypt Coats of Arms.
Below this emblazon is the word ‘passport’ and above it is
written the ‘Arab Republic of Egypt’.
The Egypt passport has 52 pages
arranged from right to left because of the Arab
language that is written in this way; this is the
same reason why it opens from the right end.
The TDINA (Ministry of Interior's Travel Documents,
Immigration and Nationality) bureaus issues the
Egypt passports as well as the Egyptian consulate
from Egypt's outside.
The Egypt passport
includes the following information: the name, the
photo of the holder, the date and the place of
birth, the date and the place of issue, the address,
the military status, the passport number, the
profession, the expiry date, the machine readable
codes, the national id and the issuing authority.
The passport also has a note, in English that says:
‚The Minister of Foreign Affairs requests all whom
it may concern to permit the bearer of this passport
to pass and give him help and protection whenever
The note addresses to the authorities from all the
states to treat and owner of the passport according
to the international norms. The Egypt passport` s
texts is written in Arabic and English. Initially,
the text was written in Arabic and French, even
after the union of the United Arab Republic with
Syria. But, recently the French was replaced with
The people who are not from
Egypt and want to visit the country have to own a valid
passport. The visas for the
access in Egypt can be obtained from the TDINA (the Travel
Documents, Immigration and Nationality Administration), at
the Entry Visa Department and from the Egyptian Diplomatic
and Consular Missions from the foreign countries.
the possibility for the majority of the visitors and
tourists to get the visa at one of the Major Ports of Entry.
More information about the visa regulation you can obtain
from the Egypt Consular Missions from your country.