I have the Honor on behalf of the Egyptian Embassy in Bratislava to welcome the visitors of our website.
It gives me great pleasure to take over as the new Egyptian Ambassador in Bratislava as of 14/12/2018.
The aim of this website is to provide its visitors with the most updated information on Egypt and its ancient civilization, the latest developments in the Egyptian-Slovak relations, as well as the information needed regarding visa and consular services. Also, the website will provide information about touristic sights and resorts in Egypt as well as information about direct air flights between Slovakia and Egypt.
I hope that the Embassy's website will be of help in providing the information you are seeking about Egypt. The Embassy welcomes your suggestions and comments through the e-mail or the contact numbers shown under "Contact".
Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Bratislava
Egypt was one of the first countries to open a diplomatic mission in Bratislava in 1994, following Slovakia's independence from the Czechoslovak Republic on 1.1.1993.
The Egyptian Embassy in the Slovak Republic is headed by an Ambassador as of 2007. The current Ambassador is H.E. Mr. Bassem Khalil, who started his post in Bratislava on 14.12.2018.
Egypt recognized the Slovak Republic in 1/1/1993 as soon as it was declared, a step that was followed by the establishment of a Slovak mission in Cairo, headed by an Ambassador as of 2002.
A protocol of cooperation and consultation was signed between the two countries foreign ministries in 1994, the first bilateral round of consultations was held in Bratislava in 1996, and the last was held in Cairo in September of 2018.
Opening Hours from 01/06/2020
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 16:00
Consular hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
10:00 - 12:00 "for submitting and receiving consular matters"
Legalizations and visas (except citizens who require pre-authorization) take one week to be processed
We have the honor to inform you that the law of the Arab Republic of Egypt prohibits the use of any unmanned flying object, any object that can fly using any kind of technology and of any form or size, and which can be loaded with additional loads, including devices, equipment, weapon systems, ammunition, Which poses a threat to the national security of the country and is operated or controlled remotely.
The law also stipulates that it is prohibited to import, manufacture, assemble, trade, possess, trade or use wireless motorized aircraft without obtaining a permit from the competent authority, with consideration to the provisions of the Civil Aviation Law promulgated by Law No. 38 of 1981.
We would like to inform all our visitors that the situation in the Egyptian tourist destinations and resorts, as well as the Egyptian capital "Cairo" and major Egyptian cities, are safe and secure, the local security forces are ensuring security and safety all over Egypt.
Taveling while holding medications is possibble according to the below instructions:
Air Travel Information
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Bratislava informs that from 15 August 2020, the condition for entry into Egypt (for all passengers arriving in the country) is the obligation to submit a negative PCR test, which is not older than 72 hours. A negative PCR test is not required for persons arriving in Egypt directly at Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Marsa Matrouh and Marsa Alam.
Below, Kindly find a short film on the different precautionary measures taken by Egypt to increase tourism health safety.
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt presents its best regards and has the honor to inform that the Egyptian authorities have decided, as of 1/6/2020, that pets coming from abroad with travelers should be accompanied by a veterinary health certificate issued by the state authorities from the country they are traveling from stating that they are free of CoVid19 disease.
Air Cairo Airlines is operating one direct flight from Bratislava to Hurghada during the winter season 2018/2019. Air Cairo will also operate two direct flights from Bratislava to (Hurghada and Marsa/Alam) starting 31.03.2019. For fast and secure booking of airline tickets: Bratislava@aircairo.sk
Egypt Air is also operating 5 direct flights weekly from Vienna to Cairo.
Hurghada is the most famous and most popular tourist resort on the Red Sea coast. Marsa Alam has become a new top destination for diving enthusiasts in the Red Sea. Sharm El Sheikh in close proximity to Ras Mohamed Reservation offers an unrepeatable underwater life.
We would like to inform our visitors, citizens of the following countries:
ALBANIA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BULGARIA, CANADA, CROATIA, CYPRUS, CZECHIA, DENMARK, ESTONIA, FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, HOLY SEE, HUNGARY, ICELAND, IRELAND, ITALY, JAPAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, LUXEMBOURG, MACEDONIA THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REP.,MALTA, REP. OF MOLDOVA, MONACO, MONTENEGRO, NETHERLANDS, NEW ZELAND, NORWAY, POLAND, PORTUGAL, ROMANIA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SERBIA, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA, SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, UKRAINE, UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
that in case they have any queries or complaints when using the E-Visa service, they may contact the responsible officers through the following link:
Statement by the Foreign Minstry of the Slovak Republic for foreigner with Visas staying in Slovakia, who come from countries affected by the Corona virus