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Embassy Cairo

Egypt is facing radical political change. The situation remains uncertain, particularly in the big cities.

Follow the media to inform you about the actual situation in the country and to follow the instructions of the authorities. Keep in contact with your tour operator. Keep away from large gatherings and demonstrations and remain cautious.

For assistance Swiss citizens can contact the Embassy under: +20 2 2575 8284.

Message to our consular clients

The safety of our clients and staff is our highest priority. Due to disruptions caused by the current security environment, consular services may experience unusual delays. This situation may affect processing times for visa applications and Swiss Citizen Services. Changes of opening hours as well as to appointment schedules may occur on very short notice. We regret the inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we strive to provide efficient service while prioritizing your safety.

The Embassy is closely monitoring developments and will update this page if necessary.

Embassy Cairo

Embassy Cairo  (640 x 480)

Swiss citizens visiting Egypt need a valid passport. The ID card or an expired passport are not accepted.

Embassy of Switzerland
10, Abdel Khalek Sarwat Street
11511 Cairo

Postal address
Embassy of Switzerland
P.O. Box 633
11511 Cairo

Tel.: +202 2575 82 84
Fax: +202 2574 52 36

Opening hours
Sunday-Thursday 09:00-12:00

Emergency number (on duty officer)
+20 1227 444 333 only to be used in
case of a real emergency

EDA Helpline in Switzerland
+41 (0) 800 24 7 365

http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/en/home/dfa/orgcha/sectio/condir/sercit/hlplne.html EDA Helpline

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