Egyptian Student Permit

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Students willing to study in Egypt must be enrolled in a course in an approved Egyptian educational institute and obtain a Student Permit.

Foreign students are recommended to apply for a tourist visa and arrive in Egypt, just in case the security approval of the student permit gets delayed. Please contact your college/university in Egypt for more details.



12 month(s)



120 Month(s)



60 USD (approx.)


Processing time

4-6 week(s)




What are eligibility requirements for the Egyptian Student Permit?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid passport
  • You must get security approval from the business support office, for the issue of your student permit
  • You must have sufficient funds to cover your stay in Egypt or a scholarship which states that your tuition fees will be supported
  • You must be enrolled in an Egyptian college/university and receive the enrollment certificate from them
  • Additional requirements might be notified to you by your respective college/university in Egypt

Which documents do I need to apply for the Egyptian Student Permit?

8 Document Required

  • Valid passport
  • Application form submitted
  • Security approval details
  • Enrollment certificate from the college/university
  • Copy of tourist visa, in case proceeding with application inside Egypt
  • Proof of financial means to cover the studies or Scholarship evidence
  • Proof of application fees and Photos, as applicable
  • Additional documents might be required and will be notified to you by your college/university in Egypt

Talent Migration data for Egypt

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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