We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Egypt. The British Consulate General in Alexandria provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Alexandria.

You can access UK government services while in Egypt.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Alexandria and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +20 (0)2 27916000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Egypt, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

We don’t issue emergency travel documents at British Consulate-General Alexandria. If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible. We can issue emergency travel documents from British Embassy Cairo

Apply online for an emergency travel document in Cairo if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit, make a certified copy of a document, prepare a document in English or the local language and legalise a document. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in British Embassy Cairo.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Egypt.

We also provide services in Cairo.

Contact us

Consulate General Alexandria

Consulate General
3 Mina Street, Kafr Abdou

21529 Alexandria

Office hours:
Sunday to Wednesday, 08:00 to 15:30
Thursday: 08:00 to 14:00

Corporate information