British Ambassador to Egypt
The British Embassy in Egypt maintains and develops relations between the UK and Egypt.
Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment, education, culture, development, energy and climate security and defence.
If you’re in Egypt and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call + 2 (02) 2791 6000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Egypt, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Cairo.
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.
Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Egypt.
We also provide services in Alexandria.
British Embassy Cairo, main contact
7 Ahmed Ragheb Street
Telephone: + 2 (02) 2791 6000
Fax trade & investment +2 (02) 2791 6130
Fax political +2 (02) 2791 6131
Fax Press +2 (02) 2791 6132
Fax consular +2 (02) 2791 6133
- Press and Public Affairs: email@example.com
- Political & Economic: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Consular: email@example.com
- Visa enquiries: https://ukvi-international.faq-help.com
- Trade & Investment: firstname.lastname@example.org
Consular Support for British Nationals, 24/7 service
Telephone +2 02 2791 6000
If you are British and need the embassy’s assistance please dial +2 02 2791 6000 and select ‘Help for British nationals’. A team of consular officers is dedicated for your help 24 hours, 7 days a week.