About Us General Guidelines

Consular Wing: 3 Abu El Feda Street, Zamalek, Cairo (HSBC Bank Building)

Phone: 00‐202‐2737-1993, 2727-1992

Fax: 00‐202‐2737-1996

Email: cons[dot]cairo[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in or counsellor[dot]cairo[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in

The consular services like passports and miscellaneous services for Indians and visa services for Egyptians and Foreign Nationals are provided from our Consular Wing. The address and telephone/fax and email address is as above.

Miscellaneous Passport Services

For all other miscellaneous services (like extension of validity, endorsement of spouse’s name, change of address, Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) etc.) please use the Miscellaneous Passport Services application form which can be downloaded from this site. Applicants should submit original documents in support of change of particulars (like marriage certificate, ration card, telephone bill/electricity bill/purchase deed etc).

The Passports of newborn babies

For applying the passports of newborn babies, it is necessary to register the birth first with the Consular Section of Indian Embassy. For registration of birth of new‐born baby, the parents have to fill up the form and submit it along with passports of parents and the original birth certificate issued by the local Egyptian authority.

The following documents are required for applying the passport of the new born baby: a) Duly filled in passport application form (with Thumb Impression of the baby at the signature column‐Left Hand Thumb Impression if male and Right Hand thumb Impression if female); b) Copy of both parents’ passports; c) Consent/declaration from both parents for reparation of minor’s passport (Annexure ‐H); d) Birth Registration certificate issued by the Indian embassy.

Emergency Certificate (EC)

Issued to an Indian citizen who has lost or unable to retrieve the Indian Passport but is required to travel to India on an emergency. Emergency Certificate is a one time travel document to enter India. EC is also issued to Indian nationals on other special circumstances also. EC is issued only to travel to India.

Procedure for Grant of (EC)

a) Applicant should approach Indian Mission along with a written application citing the circumstances under which EC is required including documentary proof like copy of lost/stolen passport and police report. Mission would then issue EC. Thereafter, the holder of EC should approach the local Ministry of Interior for affixation of visa stamp on it. The EC holder should bear in mind that he/she should have some documentary evidence about earlier visa granted to him/her by the local authorities. After stamping of visa on the EC, the holder can travel to India.

b) Validity of an Emergency Certificate is one month from the date of its issue and the document will be retained by Indian immigration authorities on arrival in India.