Australian Embassy
Also accredited to Eritrea and Sudan

About Us

About the Australian Embassy in Egypt

Glenn Miles, Ambassador-designate 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



Queries regarding visas, immigration or Australian citizenship registration should be sent to

Opening Hours

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

Contact details:

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.

Public Holidays

In 2019 the Embassy will be closed on the following days:


01 January (Tuesday)                         New Year’s Day


07 January (Monday)                          Coptic Christmas


27 January (Sunday)                           Australia Day (in lieu)


28 April (Sunday)                               Easter Sunday


29 April (Monday)                              Sham El Nessim


04 June (Tuesday)                              Eid El Fitr*


05 June (Wednesday)                         Eid El Fitr*


06 June (Thursday)                             Eid El Fitr*


11 August (Sunday)                            Eid Al Adha*


12 August (Monday)                           Eid Al Adha*


13 August (Tuesday)                          Eid Al Adha*


06 October (Sunday)                           Armed Forces Day


25 December (Wednesday)                Christmas Day


26 December (Thursday)                    Boxing Day



* Islamic holidays (marked with *) are subject to slight change in accordance with the Islamic lunar calendar. 



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