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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team


Seán O Regan

Deputy Head of Mission:

David Hannigan


Shane Gleeson


The Embassy address is18 Hassan Sabry Street, 11211 Zamalek, Cairo

Main Telephone: +202 27287100

Consular Services: +202 27287115

Hassan Sabry Street connects Gezira Street to 26th of July Street.

Directions and Google Map.

Opening Hours

Public Office:

Sunday to Thursday, 09:00-15:00

Telephone hours:

Sunday to Thursday, 09:00-15:00

In order to apply for an Irish visa, or passport or to avail of any other consular service offered by the Embassy you need to make an appointment with our Embassy Appointment Center which is managed by Vodafone.

Please call the Appointment Centre on 090070678 (from any landline) or 2101 (from any Vodafone mobile phone). Calls will be charged at EGP 3 per minute. To cancel an appointment please call 25224899 (free of charge).

The Appointment Centre can assist you with further information on the relevant application procedures and required documents.

The Appointment Centre is open from 08:00 to 20:00, 7 days a week.

Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland in Cairo will be closed on the following days in 2020:


New Year's Day              Wed 1 January 2020

St Patrick's Day              Tue 17 March 2020

Easter Sunday                 Sun 12 April 2020

Easter Monday                Mon 13 April 2020

Coptic Easter Sunday     Sun 19 April 2020

Coptic Easter Monday    Mon 20 April 2020

Eid Al Fitr                        Sun 24 May 2020

Eid Al Fitr                        Mon 25 May 2020

Revolution Day               Thu 23 July 2020

Eid Al Adha                     Thu 30 July 2020

Eid Al Adha                     Sun 2 August 2020

Prophet's Birthday         Thu 29 Oct 2020

Christmas Day                25 December 2020 (Sun 27 Dec in lieu)

St. Stephen's Day           26 December 2020 ( Mon 28 Dec in Lieu)


Out of hours Emergency Contact Details

If you are an Irish citizen and in need of emergency assistance outside of normal office hours, then you can contact us on the following emergency number: +20 1274443942

Alternatively, the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs can be contacted at +353 1 408 2000.