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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 2019:

New Year's Day 1 January 2019

St Patrick's Day 17 March 2019

Easter Sunday 21 April 2019

Easter Monday 22 April 2019

Coptic Easter Sunday 28 April 2019

Coptic Easter Monday 29 April 2019

Eid Al Fitr 5 June 2019

Eid Al Fitr 6 June 2019

Revolution Day 30 June 2019

Eid Al Adha 11 August 2019

Eid Al Adha 12 August 2019

Armed forces Day 6 October 2019

Christmas Day 25 December 2019

St. Stephen's Day 26 December 2019

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.