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11211 Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt
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News, 10/13/2016

Visa Application Centers ease applying for a visa in Egypt

Finland has outsourced the submission of visa applications in Egypt. Finland Visa Application Centers maintained by VFS Global are now open in Cairo and Alexandria. The new Visa Application Centers will make it easier to apply for a visa. An appointment at the Visa Application Center can be booked beforehand, the application can be completed electronically, and the applicant can request that the passport is delivered by courier to the desired address in Egypt.

Even after the Visa Application Centers have opened, the Embassy processes the applications and makes all the visa decisions.

To submit a visa application, the applicant may book an appointment on the website ( or by calling to Call center (+2 02 333 23 013). Call center operates both in English and in Arabic.

The applicant must always submit the application in person and must give his or her biometrics.

Applications may be submitted from Sunday to Thursday between 8.30 and 12.30.

Visa Application Centers are located at:

  • 44, Office #G, 2nd Floor, Giza Residence Tower, Giza St., Giza, Egypt
  •  696, Hurrya st, office 101 1st Floor Louran, Alexandria

The Embassy will accept applications by appointment only. These appointments are also booked via the Visa Application Center.

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Updated 11/3/2016

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