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Egypt - Apply for Laissez-Passer

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  • Applicants must go to the Consulate who has jurisdiction in the area.
  • Fill in the application form and submit along with all other required documents to the Consulate.
  • Apply for the Laissez passer pass
  • The Consulate will send your request to Egypt for approval by the General Directorate of Immigration.
  • Submit the required documents and cancel the value of the document.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • A duly completed application form;
  • A proof of an Egyptian citizenship (e.g. original birth certificate);
  • Two current picture size 3x4 cm and
  • Laissez-passer fee: $73.00 CAD
  • Permanent Resident card.
  • A self addressed Express Prepaid return envelope must be attached when an application is submitted by mail.
  • All fees should be paid by money order or certified check made payable to the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Please make sure that the fee is exact amount in required currency.
For children
  • Parent Identity card
  • Photocopy of valid identity card on both sides. In case of a minor must present a birth certificate.
  • 2 colored photos, passport size.
  • Consular stamps.
  • national identity card (valid and in good condition)
  • Paying rights
  • Certificate of validity of the permanent residence granted by immigration

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Nabil Fahmyimg

Address Masbero-Kornish El Nile St.Cairo

Phone no. 25749817

Fax 25748822



Ministry of Industry and Trade

Mr. Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour img

Address 2 Latin America St. Garden City .Cairo

Phone no. 27921193 - 27921194

Fax 27940554

E-mail N/A


Ministry of Finance

Mr. Hany Kadry img

Address Nasr City

Phone no. 23428886 - 23428010 - 23428830

Fax 26861680 - 2686181



Ministry of International Cooperation

Dr. Ashraf ElAraby img

Address 8 Adly St., Cairo

Phone no. 23910008-23935147-23908819

Fax 0000000



List of Egyptian Embassies in the world check here

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It can be requested by any Egyptian parent citizens who have permanent residence in the country.


Application forms are available free of charge from the Embassy

Laissez-passer processing fees: $73.00


The validity depends on the travel plans, but never exceeds two years or the child's fifth birthday.

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Processing Time[edit]

Processing is for one week.

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  • All Laissez Passer and Border Crossing Passes shall be issued pursuant to provisions of Article II.
  • Applicants need not apply in person.
  • This document is for a single journey to Egypt and the bearer is required to obtain a valid passport when is in Egypt through the Passport Office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Egypt.

Required Information[edit]

  • Full name
  • Place and Date of birth
  • Valid identity proof
  • Citizenship
  • Present Address
  • Occupation
  • Telephone number
  • Maiden names for married women
  • Husbands full name in case of married women
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Emergency contact person.

Need for the Document[edit]

The laissez-passer is a large white single sheet of paper folded in half Issued for children under the age of five years in Egypt.

Laissez-passer is issued to an Egyptian who is not holding a passport and going back to Egypt.This document remains valid up to six months. Laissez-passer is also document that, under an agreement between Egypt , allows Children under the age of five years passport-free travel to other countries. The Safe Conduct is valid for 2 years and is granted only by the Ministry of manpower and Office of immigration in Egypt. Applicants that need Laissez passer clearance document from the embassies, prior to issuing their visas need to apply 4-6 weeks, before intended date of travel.

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