Australian Embassy
Egypt
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]

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AustralianEmbassyEgypt

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. Please email [email protected] to book an 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

Thursday

Coptic Christmas

24 January 

Sunday

Australia Day (in-lieu)

2 May

Sunday

Easter Sunday

3 May

Monday

Sham El Nessim

12 May

Wednesday

Eid El Fitr Eve*

13 May

Thursday

Eid El Fitr*

19 July

Monday

Eid Al Adha Eve*

20 July

Tuesday

Eid Al Adha*

21 July

Wednesday

Eid Al Adha*

22 July

Thursday

Eid Al Adha*

6 October

Wednesday

Armed Forces Day

26 December

Sunday

Christmas Day (in lieu)

27 December 

Monday

Boxing Day (in lieu)

28 December

Tuesday

Extra Holiday

 

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

 

Vacancies

Currently there are no vacancies available.