Contacting us by Mail or Telephone
The Embassy of the United States of America
Embassy of the United States of America
5 Tawfik Diab Street
Garden City, Cairo
Telephone: (20-2) 2797 3300 Fax: (20-2) 2797 3200
The American Center Alexandria (ACA)
3 Pharaana Street Alexandria
Telephone: (20-3) 486-1009 Fax: (03) 487-3811
If you have a question about visas or any other consular matter, please see the Consular Service page.
Our Cairo call center handles general questions, responds to case-specific inquiries, and schedules appointments for certain services (but not visa interviews). The number is 0900-70600. You may only call from a land line in Egypt to reach this number, and you will be charged a small fee. You may also call 2100 from a call center mobile in Egypt.
Non Immigrant Visa applicants can check their application status here.
Immigrant Visa applicants can check their Interview schedule here.
Educational & Cultural Exchanges
For information on U.S. Embassy cultural activities, upcoming cultural programs, and/or exchange opportunities, please visit the Cultural Section page or call us at: +(20-2) 2794-9601 from 10:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday to Thursday.
If you're interested in inviting an Embassy speaker for your group or event, please utilize the request form.
The Cultural Office is unable to reply to inquiries on visas, consular matters, or taxation issues. For that information, please see the Consular Services at the U.S. Embassy in Egypt website.
For press related inquiries, Journalists may contact the Embassy press office as follows:
Phone: +(20-2) 2797-3474 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday to Thursday.
For breaking news events outside of regular business hours, journalists may contact the Embassy switchboard at +(20-2) 2797-3300 and request to be connected to a press officer.
For more details, please visit the Press Office Contact-us page
The Press Office is unable to reply to inquiries on visas, consular matters, or taxation issues. For that information, please see the Consular Services at the U.S. Embassy in Egypt website.
Information Resource Center
The Information Resource Center (IRC) is the U.S. Embassy’s Information and Cultural Center.
The IRC provides access to current, in-depth information about the United States. It connects Egyptians and Americans in discussions on U.S. Culture, society, and values.
The Information Resource Center is unable to reply to queries on visas, passports, regulations on living or working in the U.S., American citizen services, notary services, taxation or other consular matters. For more information, please see the Consular Services at the U.S. Embassy in Egypt website.
Foreign Agricultural Service
You may contact the FAS office by any of the following ways:
Telephone: (20-2) 2797-2388 / 2389
Fax: (20-2) 2796-3989
For more details, please visit FAS's Contact-us page.
For current job opening, please visit the Human Resources page.
For inquiries on employment opportunities at the U.S. Embassy send an E-mail to:email@example.com.
Please address all technical questions or comments concerning this web site to the Webmaster
The Webmaster is unable to reply to inquiries on visas, consular matters, or taxation issues.