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For information about our work in Egypt:

  • For legislation, case law and UNHCR policy relating to claims for international protection, visit Refworld.
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Are you a refugee or asylum-seeker in Egypt? Find information about your rights and available services on our HELP site.

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Egypt website

Visit the UNHCR Egypt website for more information on our work in the area and the latest local news and stories.

Egypt (English) website

Egypt | مصر (العربية)

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Operational updates

For up-to-date information about our programmes and operations in Egypt, including funding level and donor contributions, visit Global Focus, UNHCR's reporting portal.

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Office contact details

The UNHCR Regional Representation in Egypt

Mailing address:
17th Mekka El Mokrama Street, 3rd proximity, 7th District, Behind 6th of October Club, 6th of October City, Greater Cairo, Egypt

Phone:
+20 2 2728 5600

Fax:
+20 2 2737 0265

Email:
[email protected]

Time zone:
GMT +2

Working hours

  • Monday: 08:00 - 15:30
  • Tuesday: 08:00 - 15:30
  • Wednesday: 08:00 - 15:30
  • Thursday: 08:00 - 15:30
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: 08:00 - 15:30

Public holidays

  • 1 January 2023, New Year's Day
  • 16 April 2023, Easter (Coptic)
  • 17 April 2023, Sham el Nessim
  • 23 April 2023, Eid El Fetr (Ramadan Bairam)
  • 27 June 2023, Arafat Day
  • 28 June 2023, Eid El Adha (Courban Bairam)
  • 29 June 2023, Eid El Adha (Courban Bairam)
  • 19 July 2023, Higira Day (Moslem New Year 1445)
  • 27 September 2023, Mouled El Nabi (Prophet's Birthday)
  • 25 December 2023, Christmas Day

Office contact details

The UNHCR Regional Representation in Egypt

Mailing Address:
17th Mekka El Mokrama Street, 3rd proximity, 7th District, Behind 6th of October Club, 6th of October City, Greater Cairo, Egypt
Telephone:
Facsimile:
+20 2 2737 0265
Time Zone:
GMT + 2
Working Hours
Monday: 08:30 - 15:30
Tuesday: 08:30 - 15:30
Wednesday: 08:30 - 15:30
Thursday: 08:30 - 15:30
Friday: closed
Saturday: closed
Sunday: 08:30 - 15:30
Public Holidays:
06 January 2022, Coptic Christmas
24 April 2022, Easter (Coptic)
25 April 2022, Sham El Nessim
01 May 2022, Labor Day
02 May 2022, Eid El Fetr
10 July 2022, Eid El Adha (Courban Bairam)
11 July 2022, Eid El Adha (Courban Bairam)
31 July 2022, Higira Day (Moslem New Year 14
09 October 2022, Mouled El Nabi (Prophet's Birt
25 December 2022, Christmas Day