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 - Work on Friday is online only.
Consular hours: Monday and Wednesday
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
1- The consular section will reopen as of Monday, the 22nd of February. It will be open only on Mondays and Wednesdays until further notice.
2- Visitors should call the consular section at (00421252961474 ) before coming to the Embassy, to verify opening hours.
3- Documents will be received and delivered through the door, without admittance to the consulate.
4- A negative antigen test not older than 24 hours or an official document indicating a previous covid-19 infection will be required to deliver or receive any documents through the door.
5- Urgent documents can be delivered between 10:00 - 12:00. Delivery could be the same day between 14:00 - 15:00, if the situation permits.
We ask our honorable visitors to wear a protective face mask when entering the embassy and consulate, and no one will be allowed to enter without it
With appreciation for your understanding
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 presents its compliments and is honored to announce that the period of exemption of fees for issuing tourist visas to Egypt has been extended for travelers to the governorates of South Sinai, the Red Sea, Luxor and Aswan until April 30th, 2021.
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Bratislava informs that from 1 September 2020, the condition for entry into Egypt for all passengers arriving in the country, including those passengers traveling directly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Marsa Matrouh and Marsa Alam is the obligation to submit a negative PCR test, which is not older than 72 hours. A negative PCR test is not required from children under 6 years of age.
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Bratislava informs that making the PCR test is alos available at the airports in Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Sharm El-Sheikh & Taba. Accordingly, starting the 1st of September 2020, tourist who were not able to make the PCR test 72 hours prior to their departure, can alternatively make the test at the above mentioned irports for 30$.
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Bratislava informs about the prolongation of the exemption of tourist visa fees for those travelling to South Sinai, Red Sea, Luxor and Aswan untill the 30th of April 2021.
Following are the the new regulations for the resumption of tourism in egypt:
In the video below you will find a short film about the various preventive measures taken by Egypt to increase the health security of tourism.
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.
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Bratislava presents its compliments and has the honor to inform that transiting passengers travelling to a third country through one of the Egyptian airports are exempted from providing a PCR test, unless they want to exit the airport and enter the Egyptian territories.
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