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Embassy of SwedenCairo, Egypt

Local time 6:46 AM

Contact / Opening hours

Postal address

13, Mohamed Mazhar St.
Zamalek, Cairo

Visit us

13, Mohamed Mazhar St.
Zamalek, Cairo


+20 2 2728 9200
Number for visa and migration
+20 2 2728 9270


+20 2 2728 9260


General Email
Visa & Migration Email

The switchboard is open: Sunday-Thursday 09.00-12.00

The phone number to the switchboard is: +20 2 2728 9200

The Embassy is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. 



Opening hours for applying and collecting Swedish passports/ID-cards, citizenship and "samordningsnummer"/coordination numbers: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 09.30-12.00 (appointment required).

Click here to schedule an appointment

Telephone hours for questions regarding Swedish passports and citizenship: Sunday-Thursday 9.00-12.00.



Opening hours for legalisations: Monday and Wednesday 09.30-11.00. Please call or write an email to the embassy to schedule an appointment for legalisation.


Please note that all fees related to passports and legalisations should be paid by card at the Embassy.




Do you wish to make an appointment for an interview requested by the Swedish Migration Agency, submit biometrics, a passport check, hand in an application to visit the embassy on another migration matter? If so, please book an appointment here

The embassy does not accept any drop-in or non-prebooked visits.

Schengen visa

Applications for visas should be submitted to VFS Global (appointment required). Please visit their homepage to obtain an appointment.


Before you contact us please look through our frequently asked questions regarding residence permits on the homepage of the Swedish Migration Agency if you can get an answer to your questions there.

If you want to check the status of your ongoing application for visa or residence permit in Sweden you may visit the homepage of the Swedish Migration Agency. There you can also find general information on how long it takes to receive a decision.  

If you want to have general information on Schengen visas you may also visit the homepage of the Swedish Migration Agency.

To contact us regarding visas or other migration matters you may send an email to or call us on +20 2 2728 9270. Telephone hours in on Sunday to Thursday between 13.00-14.00.


In case of a consular emergency during office hours, please call the consular emergency phone: +201282820408

In case of an emergency outside office hours, please call the Embassy switchboard at 02 2728 92 00. Select your desired language, followed by pressing 9 and then 0 to be connected to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm.

What constitutes a consular emergency?
Cases of death, severe illness/injury, or other matters where a person's life or health is in danger constitute consular emergencies.

GDPR-General Data Protection Regulation

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. Information contained in this email and any attachments may be privileged or confidential and intended for the exclusive use of the original recipient. The Embassy is fully GDPR-compliant. To learn more about how we collect, keep, and process your private information in compliance with GDPR, please view our privacy policy.



The following are the Embassy's official holidays for 2022 (holidays marked * are subject to possible change according to official announcement):

  • Sunday 01 January
    New year
  • Sunday 2 April
    European Palm Sunday
  • Sunday 09 April
    European Easter/Coptic Palm
  • Sunday 16 April
    Coptic Easter
  • Monday 17 April
    Cham El-Nessim
  • Sunday 23 April
    Eid El Fitr*
  • Wednesday 28 June
    Eid El Adha*
  • Thursday 29 June
    Eid El Adha*
  • Sunday 23 July
    First Revolution
  • Sunday 24 December
    Christmas Eve
  • Monday 25 December
  • Tuesday 26 December
    Boxing Day
  • Sunday 31 December
    New year Eve