Dear Applicants,

Please note that visa processing time during the high season will be on average 5 weeks. Applicants are therefore advised to make use of the option to keep their passports after they have submitted their application at TLScontact. During the high season this will not require any additional documents and the costs for this additional service are 94 EGP. You should submit your passport not later than 5 weeks after your initial application to eventually obtain the visa.

Please inform the agent at the welcome or documentation desk if you would like to make use of this service.

Obtaining your passport from the embassy during the visa processing time is not possible.

TLScontact Jurisdiction

TLScontact only accept ordinary passports and travel documents. For all official passports (diplomatic, service and special), applications must be submitted at the Embassy directly.

Applications processed by TLScontact

By agreement with the Embassy of Germany in Cairo, applicants for the visas listed below should apply at the TLScontact center:

 Short stay Visa (Less than 90 days )

  1. Visa for Visitors
  2. Visa for Business trips
  3. Visa for Tourism
  4. Visa for Medical treatment
  5. Visa for training

Under Applications processed directly by the Embassy of Germany in Cairo

Long stay Visa (More than 90 days )

  1. Family reunion and marriage
  2. Family reunion and marriage with a legally recognized refugee
  3. Study and language course
  4. Work and any other purpose . Among other things, this includes the “Blaue Karte EU” and internships as special subtypes of work visas.


  • Any holder of official passports (diplomatic, service and special), must submit his applications at the Embassy directly.

  • Applicants who wish to apply directly at the Embassy for a Schengen short stay visa should leave a message on TLScontact number to have an appointment +20233313303.