About the Australian Embassy in Egypt
Mr Hawkins is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and most recently served as Australia’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. In Canberra he headed the Department’s Northern, Southern and Eastern Europe Branch and the Middle East Branch. Mr Hawkins was a Senior Analyst with the Office of National Assessments, and was previously an AusAID Director working on Papua New Guinea and humanitarian and emergency responses. Mr Hawkins has also worked for CARE Australia, the United Nations and the Norwegian Institute for International Research in South East Asia and the Middle East. Mr Hawkins holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) in Arabic and Islamic Studies and a Master of International Business. He was awarded a Humanitarian Overseas medal in 2004 and speaks Arabic.
Embassy Contact Information
Address: World Trade Centre 11th Floor, 1191 Corniche El Nil, Boulaq, Cairo
Tel: +202 2770 6600
Fax: +202 2770 6650
Queries regarding visas, immigration or Australian citizenship registration should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Embassy will be open from 8:00am to 4:15pm Sunday to Wednesdays and from 8:00am to 1:45pm on Thursdays. The Embassy will be closed on public holidays.
The Consular Section is open to the public for the following hours:
Sunday – Wednesday: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Tel: +2 02 27706600
Fax: +2 02 27706650
The Embassy works on an appointment basis for notarial services and passport applications. As of 1 November 2016, all appointments booking must be made online.
To book a passport appointment, click here.
To book a notarial service appointment, click here.
For information on marriage in Egypt and to book an appointment to apply for a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI), click here.
In 2017 the Embassy will be closed on the following days:
Sunday – 1 January – New Year’s Day
Sunday – 8 January – Coptic Christmas (in lieu)
Thursday - 26 January – Australia Day
Sunday – 16 April – Easter Sunday
Monday – 17 April – Sham El Nessim
Tuesday - 25 April – Anzac day/Sinai Liberation Day
Sunday - 25 June – Eid El Fitr*
Monday - 26 June – Eid El Fitr*
Tuesday - 27 June – Eid El Fitr*
Sunday - 3 September – Eid El Adha*
Monday - 4 September – Eid El Adha*
Monday - 25 December – Christmas Day
Tuesday - 26 December – Boxing Day
Wednesday - 27 December – Additional DFAT Holiday
* Islamic holidays (marked with *) are subject to slight change in accordance with the Islamic lunar calendar.
In December 2016 the Embassy will be closed on the following days:
Sunday 25 December, Christmas Day
Monday 26 December, Boxing Day
Tuesday 27 December, Additional DFAT Holiday
Currently, there are no vacancies available.