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 travelling in Egypt, see our Egypt travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Egypt and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call + 2 (02) 2791 6000.
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 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.
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.
Information for British nationals hospitalised or in need of medical help
British Embassy Cairo, main contact
7 Ahmed Ragheb Street
Telephone: 0020 2 2791 6000
Use our contact form for consular enquiries: www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-cairo
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:
* For trade & investment: DIT.Africa@fcdo.gov.uk
For visa enquiries:
* Contact UK visas: https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi-inside-outside-uk
* Find a UK visa application centre: https://www.gov.uk/find-a-visa-application-centre
Consular Support for British Nationals, 24/7 service
Telephone 0020 2 2791 6000
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
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.