A visa must be applied for before the individual enters Egypt. The type of visa required will depend on
the purpose of the individual’s entry into Egypt.
Additionally, employees are required to obtain work permits in order to start working in Egypt per the
requirements of the labor law.
During the initial procedure the expat must be outside of Egypt until an approval for his/her entry is
Once they arrive the procedures continue until the work permit is issued.
Work permits are valid for one year, with renewals every 6 months. Duration and documents required
vary according to different nationalities.
Roots provide work permits for any client that requires expatriates to work within the country.