British Embassy in Cairo

United Kingdom

United Kingdom



Tel.   : (+20) (2) 2791 6000
Fax   : (+20) (2) 2791 6133
Email   : [email protected]
[email protected]
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Consular Services:

The British Embassy in Cairo offers a wide range of consular services, including the processing of visas and passports and document legalization. To apply for a new passport, renew your old passport, want to change the particulars on your current passport, or need to report about a lost or damaged passport, book an appointment with the high commission's passport service

These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Granted Visa Types

Visa types granted by United Kingdom are;

  • United Kingdom Work Visas
  • United Kingdom Business Visas
  • United Kingdom Study Visas
  • United Kingdom Visitor Visas
  • United Kingdom Family Visas
  • United Kingdom Settlement Visas
  • United Kingdom Transit Visas

Please Note:

Visits to the British Embassy in Cairo are strictly by appointment. For specific services, visitors must visit the designated section at the embassy and book an appointment accordingly on the email addresses mentioned above. For instance, if you want to apply for consular services, you should visit the Consular Section. To book an appointment, you can directly mail the high commission or consular email.

United Kingdom and Egypt Relations-

The United Kingdom and Egypt enjoy cordial bilateral relations. The high commission's diplomatic mission's mandate is to forge stronger and closer ties between the two countries. Pursuing bilateral and multilateral cooperation in diverse sectors, including culture, defense, tourism, trade and investments, science and technology, security, and other fields while safeguarding mutual benefits, is vital for their relations. The countries are cooperating to resolve global issues like climate change, piracy, terrorism, cybersecurity, etc. The United Kingdom is the most important source market for tourism in Egypt.

Latest Comments

Akram Mohamed Hussein

I am Sudanese nationality and I am requesting a visit visa for myself and my family to visit my mother who is in Britain with the children of my deceased sister. I am requesting to schedule appointments for the interview and what are the required documents.

Ayman Afifi

I would like to apply for a Transit Visa I have already got my Chingen Visa through Spain Embassy in Cairo . I am going to attend the 30th World Scout Conference in Granada in Sep .2024 After the Conference,I am going to fly from Spain to Sweden to meet Swedich Sciut Friends where invited for 10 days" a short stay" through British Airways which is not a Chingen area . My flight will land in Gatwick Airport on 23rd of Sep. and will fly from Heathrow Airport on 24th of Sep " less than 24hrs".as shown below. So , am I need for a Transit visa especially I will go through the border .? And how I can apply for It ? Do you have an office I can apply in ? Like the BLS office for Spain . Do you have Door Step Service to help in having faster appointement like what I did with the BLS office .? If you don't have how I can apply and pay the fee to avoid cheating .. By the way My flights booking is already paid and confirmed . Arrive to LGW Gatwick Airport 19:55 on 23rd of Sep , Flight no., BA 7198 Depart from Heathrow Airport 08:66 ,24th of Sep , Flight number BA 790 I will appreciate your Quick reply. Sincerely Ayman Afifi


Can you please tell me how to make an appointment at the British embassy in Cairo

Laila Stephan

My husband and I (Egyptian nationals) are going on a cruise in Europe and will be stopping in Gibraltar for approximately 10 hours. Do we need an entry visa?


I'm traveling to the USA with a connecting flight to Heathrow, do I need a transit visa or not

Hoda Rizk

Failed to get the correct link for online application for a standard visa to the uk and how to get an appointment

Abubaker izzeldin ali malik

I am a Sudanese passport holder I got my permanent residence visa from Canada embassy at cairo and I am travelling by British Airways flight and I have connecting flight to Canada Do I have to require a transit visa to hk or not


Hi , I need to get a passport replacement urgently, I have already canceled my lost passport online but I need a replacement passport the soonest thanks.

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