Passport photo Please note that photo in Passport needs to resemble applicant at the time of submitting the application. If this is not the case applicant will be requested to change the passport before application can be submitted.

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Please note that photo in Passport needs to resemble applicant at the time of submitting the application. If this is not the case applicant will be requested to change the passport before application can be submitted.

Important

Starting from the 1st of December 2019, all applicants who wish to send a representative to pick up their passports have to follow the below:

  • If the representative is a first-degree relative (Spouse-Parent-Brother-Sister), he/she has to submit a written authorization from the applicant with the same signature as is on the checklist, together with proof of relationship
  • If the representative is NOT a first-degree relative, he/she has to submit an official authorization letter from ‘Shahr El Aqary’.

The above document must be submitted with the following documents:

  • Applicant’s original Application Checklist
  • Copy of the applicant’s photographic ID card
  • The original and copy of the representative’s photographicID card.

Visa Processing Time

Please note that visa processing time during this period 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.

Important notice for spouses of British nationals

Due to the exit of Great Britain from the EU, visas for spouses of British nationals according to the EU freedom of movement stipulations will from now on be limited in validity until 31st of January 2020.

For travels after this date, visa applications may be filed. They will be dealt with under the regular visa stipulations (visa code/residence act) with no regard to the EU freedom of movement legal framework.

Due to the exit of Great Britain, spouses of British nationals will not be able to enjoy freedom of movement within the EU as of 31st of January 2020. Already issued visas to British national´s spouses under the EU freedom of movement legal framework will be invalid and cannot be used to enter Germany/the EU anymore.

TLScontact facilitates legalization services for Egyptian citizens from the 3rd of March 2019

TLScontact is pleased to announce that its centre in Cairo will start accepting documents for legalization on behalf of the Embassy of Germany in Cairo starting from 3rd March, 2019.

Egyptian citizens wishing to have their documents legalized can visit our centre in Cairo to submit their documents in a convenient and comfortable environment.

We are looking forward to welcome you in our Centre!

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