Yes, Non Egyptian tourists or visitors coming to Egypt are required to have a valid passport while entry visas may be obtained from the Egyptian Diplomatic and Consular Missions Abroad or from the Entry Visa Department at the Travel Documents, Immigration and Nationality Administration (TDINA). But it is possible for almost all tourists and visitors to get their visas upon entry at any of the Major Ports either by flight, by sea or overland entries. Please check with your nearest Egyptian Consular mission for more details and information concerning type of visas, regulations and prices according to your citizenship. Most travelers obtain their visa upon entry to Egypt, as visa applications are usually passed out by associated airlines prior to landing at any Egyptian airport. Also your travel agency’s plan may make visa arrangements for your trip booked with them.
Egypt is known for its moderate climate throughout the entire year, with the best weather season to visit from mid September to May.
Egypt is a conservative country, so modest wear is most suitable in the streets of Cairo and Alexandria cities, practically speaking you don’t want all people staring around while walking in the streets, so being modest will make you more comfortable. It is unnecessary for women to cover their hair unless if they visit mosques and religious places out of respect.
You can obtain your diving license from any of the diving centers along the coasts of the Red Sea, in Alexandria, and even some places in Cairo. Associations which license divers differ, and according to which, the sessions and diving levels also do; but the levels mostly start at introductory level divers, to instructorship and master instructorship divers. The most common diving associations are the PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors), NAUI, and European CMAS. For young age diving seekers, 12 is the youngest age that is permitted to dive. Another mandatory requirement naturally is swimming (at least 200 yards unassisted). In order to officially be a licensed diver, you must complete a number of sessions, as well as passing certain written, physical and technical exams, inside and outside the water. Although no one SHOULD dive unless licensed, if you have not had enough time to earn your license you can still enjoy an ‘introductory dive under the strict supervision of a dive master’, which is very limited diving under certain conditions supervised by a dive master in a controlled environment of water.
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