In Cairo all visa business is carried out at the Mogamma, a 14-storey Egypto-Stalinist monolith that is rumoured to be closing at some point in the near future.
Just south of Ma’adi metro station, this is one of the best-established agencies in town. Organises private guides, group day-tours of Cairo sights and longer itineraries as well as bookings for Nile and Lake Nasser…
Modern and well-stocked pharmacy with other branches throughout the city. As well as medicines, this pharmacy has a top-notch selection of skin care products with plenty of hard-to-find elsewhere international brand…
For enquiries or to confirm visiting times to St Paul's and St Anthony's Monasteries on the Red Sea Coast, contact the monastery headquarters located off Clot Bey, south of Midan Ramses in Cairo.
Can usually issue same-day visas to Sudan if you arrive by 10am; otherwise, visa service is next-day pickup. You need your passport, four passport photos, a letter from your embassy and US$100.
The place to go to extend your visa or get a multiple-entry stamp if you live in Giza. Enter at side entrance of police station, go to window 4, 2nd floor.
Head here to get an ISIC in Cairo. You’ll need a university ID card, a photocopy of your passport and one photo; cards can be bought online too.
Branches also at the Pyramids and Ramses Station.
The main entrance to the Giza Pyramids area is the only ticket office where you can purchase tickets for the pyramid interiors.
The official Egyptian government travel agency, which also has offices in most of the luxury hotels.