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Where and how to apply
Applications for visas, residence and work permits are to be submitted through the Visa Application Centre

Visa Application Center Address in Cairo:

44 Office #G, 2nd floor
Giza Residence Tower
Giza Street, Giza

Call Centre Number: +20 2 21600055

Submission Timings: 08:30 to 13:00 (Sunday - Thursday)

Info email: [email protected]

Visa Application Center Address in Alexandria:

Call Centre Number: +20 2 3332 3023
696, office #1, First floor, Al Horeya Street, Lauran
From Shaarawy St, in front of American Furniture, Alexandria, Egypt
Submission Timings: 08:30 to 13:00 (Sunday - Thursday)

On 1st July a new mandatory online visa application system has entered into force. You must fill in your visa application and pay the application fee online using  
After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in supporting documents at the Visa Application Centre.
Please note that it is not possible to submit an application more than 3 months prior to the intended date of departure.

Travel Medical Insurance (TMI) is compulsory. It should cover all Schengen countries for the whole period of first stay and for a minimum of Euro 30.000. Applicants who are granted a multiple Schengen visa must sign a declaration that they must be in possession of a TMI for the subsequent entries and may be refused entry at the border in case the TMI does not meet the requirements. Please note that the TMI has to cover the number of days that the applicant intends to spend in Schengen.

To answer most frequently asked questions about the visa an “Information sheet for holders of a visa issued by the Embassy” will be given out to all applicants together with the visa.