Netherlands embassy in Cairo

Contact details

Laurens Westhoff
18, Hassan Sabri Street
11211 Zamalek
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Opening hours

Sunday to Thursday: 8.00 - 17.00 hrs.

Take notice of the days on which the embassy is closed.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Coronavirus / Covid19: please keep in mind that you cannot apply for everything yet. Or that there are fewer appointment slots available.

Sunday until Thursday: 8.00 - 12.00 hrs.

By appointment only (except for legalisations and collection of documents).

Passports, ID-card, consular certificates and MVV applications

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

Check the status of your passport-, ID-card or MVV application.

Dutch nationality certificate

Read on the page Applying for a Dutch nationality certificate if you live in Egypt, which documents you need and how to apply for the certificate.

Legalisations (no appointment needed)

Apply for your documents to be legalised from Sunday until Thursday between 8.00 and 12.00 hrs.

Civic integration exam

Make an appointment via e-mail.

Schengen and Caribbean visa

Make an appointment at the Visa Application Center of VFS Global.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

Sunday until Wednesday: 8.00 - 9.00 hrs.
Thursday: 14.00 - 15.00 hrs.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +20227395500. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +31 6 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.




Time difference with the Netherlands

Summer no time differnce / Winter +1