Embassy services for New Zealanders

Please note due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic the New Zealand Embassy in Cairo has suspended non-essential services to the public until further notice. We will continue to provide emergency assistance for New Zealanders but please note that due to Covid-19 our ability to assist is limited.

If you are a New Zealand citizen in need of emergency assistance, please call the Consular Emergency Assistance number +64 99 20 20 20. If you are calling from within New Zealand, please call 0800 30 10 30.

If you are a New Zealander who needs to make an urgent consular appointment at the Embassy, please email enquiries@nzembassy.org.eg. Please note that consular appointments will only be made at this time in urgent circumstances.

Assistance for New Zealanders overseas

If you’re a New Zealand citizen, staff at New Zealand embassies can help you in several ways if you get into difficulties overseas – see https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/our-services

Consular staff at Embassies can:

  • provide advice re lost or stolen passports if you need to travel urgently
  • help you contact family or friends to request emergency funds
  • provide a list of English-speaking lawyers, and contact family and friends on your behalf, if you are detained or arrested
  • provide advice on local medical facilities, help contact your family and or insurance provider if you are ill or injured
  • help with arrangements following a death overseas
  • in certain circumstances, provide notarial services such as witnessing affidavits, statutory declarations and other documents for use under New Zealand law
  • account for New Zealanders who may have been affected by a major overseas crises, such as civil unrest and natural disasters.

For more information please visit www.safetravel.govt.nz(external link) and https://www.facebook.com/SafeTravel.govt.nz(external link)

Notarial Services

In certain circumstances, staff at this Embassy are able to witness affidavits, affirmations, statutory declarations and other documents for use under New Zealand law. The witnessing must take place at the New Zealand Embassy. Please call the Embassy Consular staff to enquire about this service, including applicable fees.


Certifying true copies: EGP 425 per certified copy.

Affidavits and Statutory Declarations: EGP 850 per document.

Authentication or Legalisation of Signatures: EGP 1,275 for a New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade signature, EGP 850 for an Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs signature.

Only cash payments can be accepted.


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