Non-Egyptian participants arriving in any international Egyptian airport should have a valid passport for at least six month and should ensure that their travel documents are valid prior to departure from the country of origin.
Participants are advised to ascertain whether they are exempted from visa requirements at their respective Egyptian Embassies prior to arrival to Egypt.
Entry visa may be obtained from the Egyptian Diplomatic Bodies abroad or from the Entry Visa Department at the Travel Documents, Immigration and Nationality Administration (TDINA).
Nationals of the following countries can purchase entry visas at any of the major Egyptian entry points (including Cairo International Airport):
· New Zealand
· South America
· South Korea
Fees for Entry Visas upon arrival is as follows:
Single-entry visa: 25 US Dollars
Multiple-entry visa: 35 US Dollars
Participants from other countries who have Embassies of Egypt in their countries should apply for visas in advance, submitting all supporting documents and registration confirmation generated from African Aviation confirming their participation in MRO Africa Conference 2018.
To apply for your invitation letter please officially register with African Aviation and send us a copy of your passport and specify the following details:
Date of Birth
Participants should notify our embassies in the states with resident ambassadors, clarified in the attached list. Accordingly, they will notify the Ceremony Sector of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt which will allow them obtain entry visa upon arrival at Cairo International Airport consequently.
Non-Resident Ambassador - Resident Ambassador
Gambia & Cape Verde - Senegal
Sao Tome & Principe - Angola
Union of the Comoros - Tanzania
Botswana & Lesotho - South Africa
Guinea Bissau & Seychelles - Kenya
Swaziland - Mozambique
Participants coming from:
Ethiopia -Gabon -Senegal -Sudan -Cameron -and Congo -Niger - Angola -Uganda -Benin -Burkina Faso -Burundi -Chad -Togo -Gambia - South Sudan -Central African Republic -Democratic Republic of Congo -Rwanda -Sierra Leone -Ghana -Guinea -Guinea-Bissau - Equatorial Guinea -Cote d'Ivoire -Kenya -Liberia -Mali -Mauritania - Nigeria must ensure they take along travel health insurance including a valid vaccination certificate for yellow fever for the duration of their stay in Egypt.
In addition, participants coming from Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea should have valid vaccination certificate for Poliomyelitis and should receive booster dose before arrival to Egypt.
Passports: All foreign nationals entering Egypt must possess valid passports or other valid documents for travel.
Customs: The following items may be brought into Egypt duty free:
-200 cigarettes or 250 gr. of cigars or tobacco.
-1 litres alcoholic beverages.
-Perfume for personal use.
Currency: The unit of currency in Egypt is the Egyptian
Pound (L.E.), which in denominations of 200,100, 50, 20, 10,
5 and 1 (L.E.), 1 pound comprises 100 piasters.
Exchange Rate: Approximately US$1 - 17.65 Egyptian Pounds.
Working Week in Egypt: Sunday through Thursday.
Banking Services: All commercial banks exchange major foreign currencies and are open from
08:30 to 14:00 hrs Sundays through Thursdays.
Credit Cards: International Credit Cards, such as American Express, Diners Club, Visa, Master Charge, Carte Blanche, etc. are usually accepted at most hotels, department stores and restaurants.