Netherlands embassy in Cairo

Contact details

Han-Maurits Schaapveld
18, Hassan Sabri Street
11211 Zamalek
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Opening hours

Due to the current COVID-19 circumstances the majority of the staff members work from home.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Coronavirus/COVID-19: please keep in mind that you cannot apply for everything yet. Or that there are fewer appointment slots available. Please note that wearing a face mask is mandatory before entering the consular section.

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 - 12:00.

By appointment only, except for the collection of documents.

Passports and ID-card

Make an appointment via the online appointment system.

Check the status of your passport- or ID-card.

Legalisation of documents, legalisations signature and MVV applications

Make an appointment via the online appointment system.

Consular declarations (residence, marital status, Dutch nationality, etc.)

Read the page Applying for consular declarations for more information.

Civic integration exam abroad

Make an appointment via e-mail.

Schengen and Caribbean visa (via VFS Global)

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

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 - 12:00.

Before you come, please take notice of the days the embassy is closed.

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 +316 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.


Netherlands embassy in Cairo

Time difference with the Netherlands

Summer no time difference / Winter +1