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The Embassy

Practical information on who we are and how to find us.


 

Ambassador-designate:
Seán O'Regan
 
Deputy Head of Mission:
Vincent Herlihy

Consul:
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.

Public Office:

Monday to Friday, 09:30-12:30

Telephone hours:

Monday to Friday, 09:30-12:30

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.

 

The Embassy of Ireland in Cairo will be closed on the following days in 2017:

 

New Year’s Day               1 January 2018

Revolution Day             25 January

St Patrick’s Day            18 March 2018 (in lieu of 17th)

Easter Sunday                 1 April 2018

Easter Monday                2 April 2018

Coptic Easter                  8 April 2018

Sham El Nessim              9 April 2018

Eid Al Fitr                      17 June 2018

Eid Al Fitr                      18 June 2018

Revolution Day               23 July 2018

Eid Al Adha                    22 August 2018

Eid Al Adha                    23 August 2018

Christmas Day                25 December 2018

St. Stephen’s Day           26 December 2018

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.