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British Embassy in Egypt

British nationals living or visiting Egypt may contact the British Embassy in Egypt if you have any questions about your travel documents or passport.

The British Embassy in Egypt is located in Cairo. The office is closed during public holiday.

Capital Cairo
AddressBritish Embassy Cairo
7 Ahmed Ragheb Street
Garden City
TelephoneTelephone:+ 2 (02) 2791 6000
Fax political+2 (02) 2791 6131
Fax consular+2 (02) 2791 6133
EmailPress and Public Affairs:
Trade & Investment:
Opening hoursLocal time
Sunday to Wednesday: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday: 8 am to 2 pm

Mondays and Tuesdays, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

The British Embassy in Cairo is open, but access to visitors or the Consular Section is by appointment only.
Source: GOV.UK

Get information about a British company from Egypt

You can get information about a British company from Companies House. The Companies House is the Registrar of companies in the United Kingdom. They are an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Ordinarily, you can get the following information for FREE about a Britsh company.

  • Company’s names and numbers
  • Current registered office address
  • Date of incorporation
  • The company directors and secretaries
  • Registered current mortgage charges
  • Company accounts filed
  • Submitted yearly confirmation statement
  • previous company names
  • Insolvency information if applicable

If you have any questions on how to get information about a British company while you are in Egypt, our accountants can help you.

Setting up or doing business in the UK

If you are interested to set up a UK company or do business in the UK, you may contact the Department for International Trade (DIT) for further international trade information such as the imports and exports to/from the UK.

Generally, the DIT not only helps overseas businesses locate in the UK but also help UK businesses expand into overseas markets.

Coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak a pandemic. Correspondingly, please follow the UK government guidance for foreign travel advice. If you are in Egypt, follow their country’s COVID19 advice while you are there.

British Embassies worldwide

Click here for a list of British Embassies and High Commissions worldwide.

Generally, diplomatic missions sent to non-commonwealth countries are called the British embassies. Whereas diplomatic missions sent to commonwealth countries are called the British High Commissions. All in all, there are 54 countries in the Commonwealth.

Furthermore, some countries would have British Consulates in addition to their British Embassy or British High Commission to provide consular services to UK citizens abroad.

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