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The passback "Passport collection" will be open on Sundays and Wednesdays only from 08:00 to 14:00.
The Passport collection is available in Cairo only until further notice.
The Visa Application Centers in Cairo and Alexandria will not be able to receive visa applications from March 17th until further notice as a result of the impact of Coronavirus measures.
The passports collection "Passback" is closed. You can still request via the Contact us page to have your passport or legalizations to be sent to you via our TNT service.
The above instructions may be changed at anytime according to the Consulates or local government instructions.
Following the discovery of new cases of coronavirus in Europe, we are taking all the necessary measures to ensure maximum safety of our visa customers and our staff. Our centres remain open, but we ask you to respect any guidance provided on-site during your visa appointment. Please also refer to the advice provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on how to limit your exposure to the virus. Visit WHO website for more information.
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.
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:
The above document must be submitted with the following documents:
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.
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 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!
Warning: Please use URLs that exist on our websites only and kindly be informed that there is no online payment for TLScontact website, France-Visas, VOW and Videx websites unless it is requested from you on our website during the appointment booking process.
You may only submit your visa application within 180 days before your date of departure. We recommend that you apply at least 15 working days before the date you intend to travel.
All applicants should apply at least 15 days before their intended travel. Visa applications with intended travel in less than 15 days from the appointment day cannot be taken in.
Please note that visa processing time during this period will be on average 5 weeks.