The pioneers of social media circulated information about stopping the issuance of the slow visa to Egypt, without specifying a date for resuming its issuance.
Several tourist offices contacted by the regime's media confirmed that the slow visa to Egypt is temporarily suspended and may be resumed within a few days.
Regarding the reason for stopping the issuance, he explained that it is due to the adjustment of prices and the issuance mechanism by the Egyptian side, bearing in mind that the cost of obtaining a slow visa to Egypt is estimated at about 3.5 million Syrian pounds and is issued within a period ranging between 15 and 20 days.
Whereas the cost of obtaining an urgent visa to Egypt, according to what the offices explained to the “Athar” website, is estimated at about 5 million Syrian pounds, and it is issued within a period ranging between 3 and 5 days.
A number of these offices confirmed that reservations to Egypt are currently in great demand, due to the desire of Syrians to travel and obtain job opportunities there.