Egyptian Work Permit

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Egypt
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Cost of Living
Expats
Talent Migration

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Foreigners who want to enter and reside in Egypt for the purpose of employment, need to apply for a work permit.

While employers initiate the procedure, the employee might need to enter Egypt on a tourist visa and then continue with the application process. Please contact your employer and nearest embassy for more details.

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Duration

12 month(s)

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Citizenship

120 Month(s)

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Fees

60 USD (approx.)

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P. Residency

N/A

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Processing time

Varies Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Medium

What are eligibility requirements for the Egyptian Work Permit?

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid job contract secured from an Egyptian employer
  • You will need to get a security clearance from the State Security Service in Egypt
  • You must be of good health and able to provide evidence on it, including HIV test results
  • You must enter Egypt on a valid visa and then continue with the application process. Please check with your employer and embassy for more details.
  • You must have the necessary qualifications and work experience needed for the job offered, as applicable
  • The employer must initiate the application detailing the purpose of hiring a foreigner instead of a local employee

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

13 Document Required

  • Valid passport
  • Seven passport photos
  • Two copies of employers incorporation contract
  • Two copies of Tax ID card
  • Two copies of academic qualifications (university degrees etc.)
  • Copy of commercial register from employer
  • Licences required for practicing profession, if applicable
  • Letter from employer detailing why it was necessary to hire a foreigner
  • Approval from relevant authority related to profession, if applicable
  • A representative from employer who will sponsor the work permit
  • Negative HIV test
  • Approval from State Security Service in Egypt
  • Additional requirements may be present which will be notified to you by your employer

Talent Migration data for Egypt

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

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