Chinese Embassy in Egypt

Ambassador: Mr. Liao Liqiang
Address: 14 Bahgat Aly Street, Zamalek, Cairo
Tel: +2-02-27380488
Rax: +2-02-27359459

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Egypt

Address: 23A Mohammed Mazhar, Zamalek
Tel: +2-02-27367553, 09:00 - 14:00 from Sun. - Thu.
Fax: +2-02-27362674
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, Sunday-Thursday (except holidays)

Consular Districts

Except for four provinces of Alexandria, Port Said, Ismeilia, Suez

Consulate-General of the PRC in Alexandria

Consul General: Mr. Xu Yang Yi
Address: 6 Badawi Rassaffa Street, Moharam Bey, Alexandria
Tel: +2-03-3955192, 09:00 - 14:00 from Sun. - Thu.
Fax: +2-03-3954947

Consular Districts

Alexandria Province, Port Said Province, Ismeilia Province, Suez Province

China Visa Application Service Center in Egypt

Ordinary passport holders should go to the CVASC instead of the Consular Office of the embassy to submit the applications. However, applicants holding diplomatic/official/service passports shall submit their applications directly to the embassy.

Details of CVASC in Cairo

Address 2ndFloor, 6 Agriculture st., Dokki-GizaOffice Hours & Location
Business Hours: Sunday-Thursday, Closed on Friday, Saturday and Public Holidays.
Submission of applications: 9:00- 14:00.
Collection: 14:00 - 16:00.
Tel: 0237483425/27/28 

Details of CVASC in Alexandria

Address: 27, Ismailia Street, Kafr Abdu - Roushdy, Alexandria, Egypt
Business Hours: Sunday - Thursday, Closed on Friday, Saturday and Public Holidays.
Submission of applications: 9:00- 15:00.
Collection: 9:00 - 16:00.
Tel: 02237483425/27/28

 No express service available at this center.

The Map of the Embassy

Address: 14 Bahgat Aly Street, Zamalek, Cairo,

Visa Application Fees (EGP)

Regular Fee

Nationality / Visa Types Fees
Egypt Single-Entry 400
Double-Entry 590
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 790
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 1,190
The USA All types 4,280
Canada All types 980
Isreal All types 340
Serbia All types 30
Argentina All types 2,030
Brazil All types 1,880
Panama All types 790
Yemen Single-Entry 1,080
Single-Entry 1,620
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 2,160
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 3,240
Romania Single-Entry 980
Double-Entry 1,310
Multi-Entry  1,970
Other Countries Single-Entry 470
Double-Entry 710
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 940
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 1,410
 Available from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.

Service Fees of the CVASC

Regular Service 
(4 working days at the CVASC in Cairo
5 working days at the CVASC in Alexandria)
Express Service at the CVASC in Cairo
(3 working days)

Egypt Profile

Capital: Cairo, the capital and largest city of Egypt, spans the Nile River and serves as the economic, cultural and transportation hub of the entire Middle East region. Cairo is also one of the oldest cities in the world and among the few ancient cities that has been relatively spared from damage caused by the war.

Geographical Feature: Egypt spans both Asia and Africa, facing Europe across the Mediterranean. While over 94% of its landmass is in Africa, only the Sinai Peninsula east of the Suez Canal is located in Southwest Asia. 96.5% of its land is desert and only 3.5% being cultivated land and populated areas.    

Population: 100 Million by 2021.

Language: The official language of Egypt is Arabic, with English and French being widely used as well.

Currency: Egyptian Pound

Religion: Islam is the main religion in Egypt, with Sunni Muslims accounting for 84%of its population. The other 16% adheres to Coptic Christianity, Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Armenian Christianity, and Protestantism.

Best time to visit: The climatic feature of Egypt is hot and dry, with only two seasons in a year: winter and summer. The mild winter period is from November to April, while the scorching summer is from May to October. Therefore the best time to take Egypt tours is from October to next April.

Major tourist attractions: Giza Pyramids, Nile River cruise, Egyptian Museum, Great Sphinx, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Karnak, Memphis Site, Abu Simbel.

 Please contact Embassy of Egypt in China if Egyptians have troubles there.
 Related China Embassies in Africa: Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia

Selected Questions and Answers:

 Asked by Mr. amr
Dear sir, am 20 years old and planning to vist china next month what papers should i get and prepare?

 Answered by Ms. Anita
You have to prepare the following documents:
1)Valid passport(six month or above before expired);
2) Neatly completed application form;
3) One recent photo;
4) round-way tickets and hotel reservation.
5. proof of enough money to cover your duration in China such as your bank statement 

  Asked by Mr. Ahmed
Hi...i'm an Egyptian male 33 years old, i'm a computer programmer, and i wanted to go to Hong Kong for some relaxation as i always wanted to visit Hong Kong, and hopefully i searched on the Hong Kong government site and it was listed that Egyptians don't need a visa or as i understood that it will be taken upon arrival in Hong Kong is this right?

 Answered by Mr. Alex(Hong Kong)
Yes, Egypitian passport holders are exempt from a visa to Hong Kong for up to 90 days.

- Last updated on Jan. 25, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Egypt
Asked by Hatem ElZonfoly from EGYPT | Jul. 02, 2021 12:36Reply
Is the Tourist Visa to China available for Egyptians?
Hello, I plan to go to China in December 2021, is the tourist Visa available to Egyptians?
I've taken the 2 doses of Chinese vaccine Sinopharm.

Answers (1)
Answered by Jacob | Jul. 05, 2021 01:18

Sorry, tourist visas are not available at present and I don't think they are available in December 2021.
Asked by Nitin from HONG KONG | Sep. 23, 2020 20:16Reply
Hi, We have 20 Chinese Nationality seafarers signing off a ship in Egypt and planned to take flights on the 3rd of October at 01:20 hours (Flight Number

They will be doing there COVID-19 Tests on the 30th of September (Wednesday) and will get there results on the 1st of October 2020 (Thursday) after which they will apply for there health code on the wechat miniapp.

Understand the Egypt embassy will be closed for the China National day holidays, we would like to confirm if there will be staff at the embassy to handle the health code request for these 20 Chinese nationality crew members if they submit the same on the 1st of October morning time (Thursday) and if they can get the code on the same day (1st of October) or will this process be affected due to the China National day holidays?

Awaiting your urgent feedback on the same
Answers (1)
Answered by Wendy | Sep. 28, 2020 00:34

Dear, please contact the Chinese embassy as soon as possible to get an exact answer. It's a waste of time searching this answer online.
Asked by Rania from EGYPT | Sep. 19, 2020 03:17Reply
How long does it take to get a touristic visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Abbey | Sep. 21, 2020 01:18

In normal cases, it takes four working days.
Asked by Awad from EGYPT | Aug. 25, 2020 02:46Reply
suspended residency
I have a Z visa and residency in china as i am working in china, i am in Egypt now because of Covid 19 and want to go back to china , but they told me that my residency is suspended, what shall i do to go back to my work?
Answers (3)
Answered by Derek | Aug. 27, 2020 01:36

Awad, if your residence permit is still valid, you should be able to apply for the Z visa. Please confirm this with the embassy.
Answered by Awad | Aug. 27, 2020 04:46

yes still valid, but i got to know that visa center is not open for Z viza, what shall i do?
Answered by Derek | Aug. 31, 2020 02:33

You can ask the visa center to issue you a special visa.
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