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Important Visa Information

From 27 March 2022, all visa queries and applications should be made through VFS Egypt. 

For any queries in relation to visas for Ireland, or to book an appointment to submit your visa application please see below details:

VFS Website for Ireland in Egypt: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/egy/en/irl

Visa Appointment link: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/egy/en/irl/book-an-appointment

Ireland Call Centre Number: +2 02 2160 0057

Ireland Call Centre Email: info.IrelandEgypt@vfshelpline.com

We strongly advise applicants to familiarise themselves with the visa requirements available on the Irish Immigration website, and specifically the Frequently asked questions  section to ensure your visa application documentation is complete and ready to submit.

If you are applying for a visa for Ireland from Alexandria, you must contact the above VFS call centre and inform them you are applying from Alexandria in order to book an appointment with our Honorary Consul in Alexandria.

Visa Application Process:

Please follow the below steps when seeking to apply for a visa for Ireland:

  1. Applicants should visit www.irishimmigration.ie  for further information on visa types/ categories, required supporting documents and processing times.  
  2. Applicants must then create and submit an online visa application on the AVATS website found here: www.visas.inis.gov.ie/AVATS.  Once applicants have submitted their visa application on AVATS, applicants must view, print, sign and date an AVATS visa summary sheet of their application.
  3. Once all required supporting documents have been gathered, please contact VFS Cairo (see contact details above) with your AVATS visa reference number (which will be generated following step 2 above) for any questions and to arrange a date to submit your visa application, along with your supporting documents.

If you are an Irish Citizen and wish to apply or renew a passport or if you wish to avail of any other Embassy consular services please contact the Embassy directly via email below, or on +20227287115.

You can use the forms below to get in touch with the Embassy directly by email.

Emergency contact details

In the case of emergencies, please call the Embassy emergency number on +20 1274443942 and leave a message on the Duty Officer voice mailbox. This mailbox is monitored regularly. Please do not contact this number for routine questions or visa queries.

If the embassy is closed, contact the main number +20 1274443942. and leave a message on the Duty Officer voice mailbox. This mailbox is monitored regularly.

Alternatively, you can call the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Ireland at +353 1 408 2000.

Check out the embassy opening hours.

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