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The Embassy

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Opening Hours
  • Closure Dates

Embassy Team


Seán O Regan

Deputy Head of Mission:

David Hannigan


Cathal O'Hagan


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 2021:


Coptic Christmas                           Thursday 7 January 2021

Revolution 25th January               Thursday 28 January 2021

St Patrick's Day                              Wednesday 17 March 2021

Easter Sunday                                 Sunday 4 April 2021

Easter Monday                                Monday 5 April 2021

Coptic Easter Sunday                     Sunday 2 May 2021

Coptic Easter Monday                    Monday 3 May 2021

Eid Al Fitr  (12 – 15 May)              Wednesday 12 May 2021

Eid Al Fitr  (12 – 15 May                Thursday 13 May 2021

30th June Revolution                    Thursday 1 July 2021

Eid Al Adha (20-23 July)               Tuesday 20 July 2021

Eid Al Adha (20-23 July)               Wednesday 21 July 2021

Eid Al Adha (20-23 July)               Thursday 22 July  2021

Armed Forces Day                         Thursday 7 October 2021

Prophet's Birthday                         Monday 18 October 2021

St. Stephen's Day                          Sunday 26 December 2021


Please note the above dates are subject to change. 


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.