Contact Embassy of Ireland in Cairo, Egypt
From 27 March 2022, all visa queries and applications should be made through VFS Egypt.
For any queries in relation to visas for Ireland, or to book an appointment to submit your visa application please see below details:
VFS Website for Ireland in Egypt: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/egy/en/irl
Visa Appointment link: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/egy/en/irl/book-an-appointment
Ireland Call Centre Number: +2 02 2160 0057
Ireland Call Centre Email: info.IrelandEgypt@vfshelpline.com
We strongly advise applicants to familiarise themselves with the visa requirements available on the Irish Immigration website, and specifically the Frequently asked questions section to ensure your visa application documentation is complete and ready to submit.
If you are applying for a visa for Ireland from Alexandria, you must contact the above VFS call centre and inform them you are applying from Alexandria in order to book an appointment with our Honorary Consul in Alexandria.
Visa Application Process:
Please follow the below steps when seeking to apply for a visa for Ireland:
- Applicants should visit www.irishimmigration.ie for further information on visa types/ categories, required supporting documents and processing times.
- Applicants must then create and submit an online visa application on the AVATS website found here: www.visas.inis.gov.ie/AVATS. Once applicants have submitted their visa application on AVATS, applicants must view, print, sign and date an AVATS visa summary sheet of their application.
- Once all required supporting documents have been gathered, please contact VFS Cairo (see contact details above) with your AVATS visa reference number (which will be generated following step 2 above) for any questions and to arrange a date to submit your visa application, along with your supporting documents.
If you are an Irish Citizen and wish to apply or renew a passport or if you wish to avail of any other Embassy consular services please contact the Embassy directly via email below, or on +20227287115.
You can use the forms below to get in touch with the Embassy directly by email.
Out of hours Emergency Contact Details
If you are an Irish citizen and in need of emergency assistance outside of normal office hours, then you can contact us on the following emergency number: +20 1274443942
Alternatively, the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade can be contacted at +353 1 408 2000.
Alexandria Honorary Consul
Mr. Hisham G Helmy
Honorary Consul of Ireland
17 Elfaraana Street,
Tel: +2034805988 / 98
If you are applying for a visa for Ireland from Alexandria, you must contact the above VFS call centre (+2 02 2160 0057) and inform them you are applying from Alexandria in order to book an appointment with our Honorary Consul in Alexandria.