Switzerland and Egypt
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Contact the responsible Swiss representation or consulate when you want to register or unregister as a resident, when you need a new passport, have moved or wish to apply for citizenship. The entire selection of services offered can be found in the dropdown menu to the right. The contact details of the responsible Swiss representation are shown on the corresponding page.
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The magazine for the Swiss Abroad appears six times a year and provides information about what is happening at home and the activities of Swiss associations abroad. It also answers administrative questions.
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As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.
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Local and international news and events related to the country
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.
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.
Maul- und Klauenseuche in Tunesien, der Türkei und Ägypten (PDF, Page 1, 59.8 kB, German)
Cas de fièvre aphteuse en Tunisie, en Turquie et en Égypte. (PDF, Page 1, 165.4 kB)
Afta epizootica in Tunisia, Turchia ed Egitto (PDF, Page 1, 160.7 kB, )
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Last update 08.01.2015