Australian Embassy
Egypt
Also accredited to Eritrea and Sudan

Passports

Welcome to the Passport Office in Egypt 

Click here to book your own appointment

Collecting your new passport?
Make an appointment so we know you are coming. 

 

 

Passports are printed in Australia. You should allow minimum from 6 to 10 weeks processing time from payment, so planning well ahead is important.

Priority passport services are not available in Egypt.

Please make sure to book an appointment for each passport application lodged (e.g family of four members are required to book four appointments)

 

How to apply for an Australian Passport in Egypt?

 Adult Passport Renewals

 You must complete your renewal application form online 

  • Click here for documentation and steps to follow for renewals with form PC7.

  • You must be 18 years and over and you will need a passport that:

  • was issued when you were aged 16 or older

  • was issued on or after 1 January 2006

  • had, when it was issued, at least two years’ validity

  • has your current name, date of birth, place of birth and gender, and

  • has not been reported lost, stolen, or cancelled.

Have more Questions? Click here.

First Adult Passport

Click here and follow the instructions/required documents for: First adult passport application, Adult who has never had an Australian passport before and Replacing damaged or lost adult passport.

Child Passport

Click here and follow the instructions/required documents for: First child passport application, 16-17 child passport application and Replacing damaged or lost child passport.

Urgent Travel

Required documents for Emergency passport - If you have urgent travel, please contact the Embassy at [email protected] for further advice.

Remember that some countries may refuse entry to persons with less than six months validity on their passports beyond the period of intended stay. It is your responsibility to ensure you have sufficient validity on your passport for your travel.

You are strongly advised NOT to make any firm plans or pay for tickets until you have received your new passport.

 

Applying for your passport by mail/courier:

Applicable only for adult passports renewals with form (PC7) and child passport renewal under the age of 16 with form (PC8).  

  • Click here for documentation and steps to follow for child passport renewal (under the age of 16).

  • Click here for the child renewal passport application - (PC8 Checklist).

  • A child passport without full parental consent takes much longer.

  • To download the passport fee deduction form please, click here.

  • Please send your application to the following address: The Australian Embassy in Cairo, Consular and Passports Section - 11th Floor, World Trade Centre, 1191 Corniche El-Nil, Boulak, Cairo, Egypt

  • Please note that you are not required to mail the previous passport of the applicant, nor certified copies of their birth and citizenship certificate if they were provided with the last application.

Important information/instructions to help you prepare your passport application for in person lodgement:

Australian passport photographs requirements

  • For detailed information regarding the acceptable photograph specifications please click here.

Approved Translation Offices ( For passport applications only )

  • For a list of Embassy approved translation offices in Egypt, please click here.

Acceptable Non-Australian guarantor occupation groups

Important notice: If you do not know an Australian guarantor to support your passport application (where applicable), please refer to this list of Acceptable non-Australian guarantor occupation groups.

The passport processing office is in Australia may request additional documents after the application has been assessed by them. We will contact you if any additional documentation is required.

 

Passports Fees

Period beginning: 01 January 2024

The Australian Embassy may only accept cash payments in EGP.  The exact amount will be determined according to the exchange rate applicable at the time of lodging the passport application.

Bank card payments may only be made in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Note: Cards issued outside of Australia, your bank may charge international transaction or currency conversion fees. Check with your bank if you have questions regarding these fees.

 

 10 Years Validity Passport - Adult (for persons aged 18 and over)

 AUD $501

 10 Years Validity Passport - Child (for persons aged 16 and 17)

 AUD $422

 5 Years Validity Passport - Child (for children under 16)

 AUD $251

 5 Years Validity Passport - Senior (optional for person 75+ only)

 AUD $330

 Replacement Passport (Only available to replace passports with full visa pages or minor damage that have more than 2 years expiry date. Available by appointment only)

 AUD $217

Other Travel Documents

 Certificate of Identity  

 AUD $217

 Document of Identity 

 AUD $91

 UN Travel Document (Titre de Voyage) 

 AUD $217

 Note: The fees above apply and are payable under the provisions of the Australian Passports (Application Fees) Act 2005 and the Australian Passports Determination 2005.
 
In response to public health concerns, changes have been made to our services.  These changes are intended to protect you (our clients), our staff and the wider community.
Please read the following information/general instructions concerning booked appointments and accessing the Embassy:
  • Note that the Embassy may cease public appointments at short notice in light of measures being applied by this office or the Egyptian authorities in response to COVID-19 or other public health concerns.
  • Note that the Embassy may need to reschedule your appointment at short notice to accommodate other urgent requests or due to staff availability. Please be respectful to staff if you are contacted in this regard.
  • Arrive at the time of your appointment. You may not be permitted to enter the building before or after your scheduled time.
  • The Embassy will only admit the clients applying for their passports or requesting a notarial service.  Additional visitors (other family members or friends) will not be admitted.  This is for security reasons and also to prevent visitors crowding the Embassy’s waiting area. If there is a genuine reason to accompany another person(s), please advise the Consular Section by email prior to the date of your appointment with the reason and provide the other persons personal details (full name and ID card/passport’s details).  Our email address is: [email protected].
  • Avoid bringing children to the appointments (except passport applicants over the age of 16 years).
  • Hands to be sanitised or washed upon your arrival at the Embassy (hand sanitiser will be available on site).
Disclaimer
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software (Setmore) to manage the Embassy’s appointments. Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes. By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT’s behalf for these purposes. If this information is not collected, DFAT’s ability to arrange your appointment will be limited. Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore’s Privacy Policy, and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT’s Privacy Policy
For more info, please send your enquiry to [email protected].