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Embassy of the United States in Cairo, Egypt

Embassy of the United States in Cairo, Egypt located at 5 Tawfik Diab Street. View larger location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of United States or view address, phone, fax, email, office hours, official website, consular services, visa types, social media channels, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    5 Tawfik Diab Street
    Garden City
  • Telephone

  • (20-2) 2797 3300
  • Fax

  • (20-2) 2797 3200
  • Email

  • For immigrant visas: [email protected]
    For non immigrant visas: [email protected]
    Press Inquiries: [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (except Egyptian and American holidays)


Office website


The following consular services are offered at Embassy of the United States in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Issues first time passports
  • Renews expired passports
  • Amends passports to show change of name; validity, or to correct errors
  • Selective Service Registration: American citizen males between the ages of 18-25. Register on-line at
  • Renunciation of U.S. nationality
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America (CRBA)
  • Emergency help for U.S. Citizens traveling abroad

Head of Mission

Jonathan Cohen, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel United States without a visa. The most common types of United States visas are the following.

  • Nonimmigrant Visas
    • Business/Tourist visa
    • Work visa
    • Student visa
    • Exchange visitor visa
    • Transit/Ship crew visa
    • Religious worker visa
    • Domestic employee visa
    • Journalist and media visa
    • Treaty traders and treaty investors visa
  • Immigrant Visas
    • Family-based immigration
    • Fiancé(e) visa (K-1)
    • Religious workers visa
    • Employment-based immigration
    • Diversity visa (DV)
    • Returning resident visa (SB-1)

Diplomatic missions of United States in neighbouring countries/regions of Egypt:

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This page was last edited on 09 July 2020, at 02:29 PM (EST).