Australian Embassy
Also accredited to Eritrea and Sudan

About Us

About the Australian Embassy in Egypt

Glenn Miles, Ambassador to Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea

Ambassador Miles is a senior career officer with extensive experience in the Middle East and Pacific.

Prior to being appointed as Australia’s Ambassador to Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea, Ambassador Miles served as Australia’s Ambassador to Lebanon (January 2015 to August 2018); Australia’s Ambassador to Kuwait (January 2008 to November 2011); Australia’s Representatives in Ramallah (2003-2006); Deputy Head Mission, Amman (2000-2003); and as part of the mission opening team to Iraq (2003).

Ambassador Miles has also served as Acting High Commissioner to Fiji (2012-2014) and as a member of the Peace Monitoring Group in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (2000).

In Canberra, Ambassador Miles has worked in the Europe, Middle East and International Security Divisions.

Ambassador Miles is a graduate from Deakin University and speaks Arabic. He is married with three adult children.

Embassy Contact Information

Address: World Trade Centre 11th Floor, 1191 Corniche El Nil, Boulaq, Cairo

Tel: +202 2770 6600

Fax: +202 2770 6650

Email: [email protected]


Queries regarding visas, immigration or Australian citizenship registration should be sent to [email protected]

Opening Hours

The Embassy is open from 8:00am to 4:30pm Sunday to Wednesday and from 8:00am to 1:30pm on Thursday. The Embassy is closed on public holidays (see below).

The Embassy works on an appointment basis for all notarial services and passport applications.  Click on the link below to book your own appointment: Book Appointment

Consular Assistance

If you are an Australian citizen requiring urgent consular assistance please call our 24 hour emergency centre on +61 2 6261 3305, SMS +61 421 269 080 or call 1300 555 135 (from within Australia).

Public Holidays

In 2021 the Embassy will be closed on the following days:

7 January


Coptic Christmas

24 January 


Australia Day (in-lieu)

2 May


Easter Sunday

3 May


Sham El Nessim

12 May


Eid El Fitr Eve*

13 May


Eid El Fitr*

19 July


Eid Al Adha Eve*

20 July


Eid Al Adha*

21 July


Eid Al Adha*

22 July


Eid Al Adha*

7 October


Armed Forces Day (in lieu)

26 December


Christmas Day (in lieu)

27 December 


Boxing Day (in lieu)

28 December


Extra Holiday

*TBC – Exact date is subject to the sighting of the moon


In 2022 the Embassy will be closed on the following days:

2 January (Sunday)

New Year (in lieu)

27 January (Thursday)

Australia Day (in lieu)

24 April (Sunday)

Easter Sunday

25 April (Monday)

Sham El Nessim

2 – 4 May (Monday - Wednesday)

Eid El Fitr*

30 June (Thursday)

Revolution day

10 – 12 July (Sunday - Tuesday)

Eid Al Adha *

06 October (Thursday)

Armed Forces Day

25 December (Sunday)

Christmas Day

26 December (Monday)

Boxing Day

*TBC – Exact date is subject to the sighting of the moon


There are currently no vacancies.