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Government of Canada services and information in Cairo, Egypt

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Embassy of Canada to Egypt, in Cairo.

COVID-19: Travel guidance

All travellers, regardless of citizenship, must meet specific requirements when coming to Canada. For information on COVID-19 and travel, visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Birth abroad

Refer to Birth abroad.

After obtaining the official birth certificate of a child born in Egypt, the birth certificate has to be translated at either the Egyptian ministry of Health or at the civil department of the Egyptian ministry of interior (Ahwal Madaneya at Abbasseya), then the translation has to be legalized by the legalization office of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Citizenship services

Complete your citizenship application and send an email to cairo.consular@international.gc.ca to get information on how to drop off your documents in person (fees apply).

Walk-ins are accepted for individuals who are coming to pick-up their documents only.

Payment method

Pay your application fees online.

Details Fee (CAD)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage abroad.

Due to Covid-19, the consular section of the Embassy of Canada is reducing the in person consular services.

Civil marriage is issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Justice, a declaration prepared by the Canadian citizen and witnessed by the Embassy of Canada in Cairo is requested. Canadian citizens can email the consular section of the Embassy of Canada to Egypt, in Cairo to request information

Notarial services

The consular section is reducing the in person consular services

Please scan the ORIGINAL of the Canadian document, attach it to an email to consular section and please wait for response from the consular section.

Authentication/Attestation (certify the document signature, the position of an official and the seal are genuine):

Documents issued in Canada must be authenticated by Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa before the office will certify the documents (fees apply).

Payment method

Credit card accepted. Use the credit card authorization form.

Details Fee (CAD)
Authenticating signatures of Canadian authorities or notaries. 50.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00

Passport services

Refer to our Service fees section to pay online before completing your passport application.

Send an email to cairo.consular@international.gc.ca to get information on how to drop off your documents in person. Walk-ins are accepted for individuals who are coming to pick-up their documents only.

Payment method

Pay online for all your passport services.

Details Fee (CAD)
10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00
Pay online

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Retiring abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Voting abroad

Refer to Elections (voting from abroad).

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