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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.
Press release of the FDFA (10.07.2013) : Events in Egypt - FDFA position
News of the FDFA (04.07.2013) : Switzerland expects a swift return to democracy in Egypt