We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Egypt. The British Embassy in Cairo provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Egypt.

Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment, education, culture, development, energy and climate security and defence.

You can access UK government services while in Egypt.

Urgent assistance

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

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.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document 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

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.

Legalisation services

Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.

Consular fees

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

We also provide services in Alexandria.

Our people

John  Casson

John Casson

British Ambassador to Egypt

Contact us

British Embassy Cairo, main contact

British Embassy
7 Ahmed Ragheb Street
Garden City


* Emails:
- Press and Public Affairs: cairo.press@fco.gov.uk
- Political & Economic: economic.cairo@fco.gov.uk
- Consular: consular.cairo@fco.gov.uk
- Visa enquiries: https://ukvi-international.faq-help.com
- Trade & Investment: commercial.cairo@fco.gov.uk

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UKTI Office in Cairo

UKTI Office
7 Ahmed Rageb Street
Garden City

Honorary consuls Sharm El Sheikh

Honorary consuls Sharm El Sheikh


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