The British Vice Consul will be visiting Luxor on Sunday 13 March and is keen to meet with British residents between 12:00-14:00 at the Gaddis Hotel to discuss any issues they may have following the recent events in Egypt.
The public counter opening hours for the Consular Section are from Sunday to Thursday 10:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs, except embassy holidays. The counter will be open from 13:00 to 14:00 for passport collections only. The Consular Team will be available to answer telephone enquiries from Sunday to Thursday, 09:00hrs to 14:00hrs.
In case of emergencies, such as arrest, serious illness, accident or death outside of working hours please call 002 02 2791 6000 and explain your situation.
With effect from June 09 urgent calls to the British Embassy out of normal office hours will be transferred to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Global Response Centre in London. The Response Centre is open 24 hours a day 365 days a year and your call will be charged at the normal local rate for Cairo.
We hope that this will improve the service we offer you and would welcome feedback on our email.
Embassy hours of opening and contact details can be found on this website.
Her Majesty’s Consul at Cairo and the British Consul-General at Alexandria and their teams are here to look after the interests of British nationals (and some unrepresented Commonwealth nationals) visiting or living within their Consular Districts. The British Embassy’s area of responsibility consists of all Egypt except for Alexandria, the area around it and along the West Coast to the border, which is covered by the British Consulate-General in Alexandria.
These pages will give you information about registering a birth or death, procedures required for getting married here in Egypt, registering your presence with the Embassy if you are a resident or visitor, and our notarial services. We also explain what we can do for you, as well as some things that we cannot do. We include some contacts who may be able to help with problems where we cannot.
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