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Hours of Operation

English, Standard Arabic and Egyptian dialect Arabic speaking customer service agents are ready to assist you from Sunday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. local Cairo time and 3 a.m. to 11 a.m., Eastern Standard Time in the United States. The call center will be closed on holidays observed by the U.S. Embassy/Consulate.

Check the Status of Your Visa

You can check the status of your application any time at the following website

Check the Status of Your Passport

Instant: Enter your passport number below to check on the status.



Email: Send an email to and in the subject and/or body enter a valid passport number exactly as it was entered at the time the appointment was scheduled, and you will receive an automatic response with the status.

Contact Information

If you need help with your visa application or want to learn more about obtaining a visa to travel to the United States, please contact us via any of the means shown below. Visa application services call center agents are able to assist you via email, telephone or chat.

Please ensure you have your passport number, DS-160 number, and email address available when you call as they will be requested by the agent.

Email: To reach a customer service representative via email, please write to

Telephone: Please contact a customer service representative using one of these telephone numbers:

    • Callers in Egypt: Call 02 35311460
    • Callers in the United States: Call 1 703 520 2250
  • Live Chat: Please make sure you are using Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Opera as a browser. To chat with a customer service representative, please click on the "LIVE CHAT" button below, enter your information as required and press the chat icon. The session will be secure and encrypted. To facilitate the provision of our services, we use session cookies. By using this service, you are agreeing to it.



Reporting Fraud

Please contact us at if you have experienced fraud or have been asked to pay any unnecessary fees to pay your MRV fee, schedule your visa interview, or ship documents to or from the consular section.