Swiss Embassy in Cairo





Tel.   : (+20) 2 2575 8284
Fax   : (+20) 2 2574 5236
Email   :
Website   :,

Consular Services:

The Swiss 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 Switzerland are;

  • Switzerland Short-term Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Airport transit Swiss visa
  • Switzerland Swiss tourist/visitor visa
  • Switzerland Business visa
  • Switzerland Medical visa
  • Switzerland Swiss visa for cultural, sport, religious, or film events
  • Switzerland Official visit visa
  • Switzerland Short-term study visa
  • Switzerland Non-immigrant Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Student visas
  • Switzerland Temporary worker visas
  • Switzerland Non-immigrant family visas
  • Switzerland Immigrant Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Family reunion visas
  • Switzerland Work visas
  • Switzerland Business visas
  • Switzerland Retirement visa
  • Switzerland Asylum-seekers and refugees in Switzerland
  • Switzerland Residence and citizenship in Switzerland

Please Note:

Visits to the Swiss 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.

Switzerland and Egypt Relations-

The Switzerland 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 Switzerland is the most important source market for tourism in Egypt.

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Labib Abu raida

Je suis medecin Palestinian jail quite gaza a cause de la guire avec ma family je voudrai demande un visa humanitaire pour sauver ma family de la guere

Mohamed Gomaa

Good Morning, I am Mohamed Gomaa, married from Swiss lady and I have a kid who have a Swiss pass and Egyptian certificate, and i use to have a primate B but I did deregistration, now I would like to visit my family in Swiss, what should i do? I

Rania Ibrahim Hassan

Dear Sir I request an urgent appointment to submit my application as I’m invited by WHO HQ SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH OFFICE to attend the Clinical Trials forum on 20,21 of November 2023 and first available slot on the VFS GLOBE was 16 of November which will be very late to get my Schengen Entry Visa and I have an official invitation letter and all the required documents

Attia abougabal

how much the the fee of a business visa

Ahmed Mohib

Dear Sir, I want an urgent appointment for a tourist Visa. I already had an appointment with VFS Global last Thursday, and they asked me for more documents, the time I updated my file, they told me you are too late and you have to book another date for the interview, I am travelling with my wife who works for the UNOCHA on 13 June, so would you please advise? we need to obtain the visa asap. Thanks and best regards, AM

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