Embassy of the United Kingdom in Cairo


The British Embassy in Egypt is a bilateral mission in Cairo and promotes British interests in Egypt. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Egypt. The British Embassy in Cairo is headed by James Wilfrid Watt - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Egypt.


British Embassy in Cairo, Egypt 7 Ahmed Ragheb Street Garden City Cairo Egypt


(+20) (2) 2791 6000


(+20) (2) 2791 6133


information.cairo@fco.gov.uk consular.cairo@fco.gov.uk




James Wilfrid Watt - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Egypt require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Cairo you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Cairo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinegypt.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+20) (2) 2791 6000 or email information.cairo@fco.gov.uk consular.cairo@fco.gov.uk

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Egypt

Next to the embassy in Cairo there could be additional British consulates located in Egypt.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Egypt.

British Consulates in Egypt

Next to the embassy in Cairo, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Alexandria, Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Cairo offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Egypt to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Egypt. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.