A copy of the original documents is requested for authentication of the documents when applied by mail or in-person

For US Documents such as US Marriage Certificate, US Divorce Decree, Employment Letter, etc…….

The Egyptian Consulate in Washington, D.C. can ONLY legalize documents issued from the States under our jurisdiction ( Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia )

For Complete information regarding the jurisdiction of the Egyptian Consulates in the USA, please visit this link: https://egyptembassy.net/consular-services/egyptian-consulate-in-us/

  1. Notary Public Stamp. (If employment letter or medical report, etc.. the Notary Public has to witness the signature of the person in charge / party who wrote the letter and the Notary’s dry seal must be next to the signature not on a separate paper)
  2. Authentication by the Secretary of your Local State (ex. If living in Florida, please send the documents to Tallahassee). Please check the National Association of Secretaries of State website for more information.

· There are two steps needs to be done to legalize Educational degrees and certificates:
First step:
· Refer to the website of our Cultural Office to legalize your certificate first and mail them their requirements:

1303 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20036
TEL: 202.296.3888 FAX: 202.296.3891
TEL: 202.296.3888 FAX: 202.296.3891
EMAIL: eecous@eecous.net
Website: Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau – Washington DC – Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau- Washington DC – Home (eecous.org)
Contact info on the link below:
Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau – Washington DC – Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau- Washington DC – Contact us (eecous.org)

Second Step:
· After legalizing the required document from the Cultural Office, you will need to do final legalization from the closest consulate that serves your state. Kindly choose it from the link here: Egyptian Consulates in US – Embassy of Egypt, Washington DC (egyptembassy.net)

If the consulate in Washington DC serves you, kindly mail or bring the following documents and fees:

– Documents stamped from the Egyptian Cultural & Educational Bureau
– $47 Cash or Cashier’s Check from the bank addressed to consulate of Egypt or Embassy of Egypt for each document (Money orders and personal check are not accepted).
– Pre stamped & pre paid self addressed return envelope with tracking number from USPS (in case you are mailing in your documents).
– Contact information
– We are open Monday to Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM except for National Holidays. Please bring cash if you will come in person. Kindly always check our Facebook page for holidays and Covid emergency closures. Pick up for documents that requires legalization is at 3:00 PM
– processing time for mailed in documents is 5-7 business days

· A letter from the Veterinarian that the pet meets the healthy requirements and it is clear from diseases.
· To be authenticated by the USDA – U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
· please note that it must have the dry embossed seal for the Agriculture in section service for your document to be legalized
· The USDA certificate is only valid for 14 days once it is issued, so plan accordingly and take in consideration our processing time as well
· Copy of the owner`s passport.
· Fees are $47 cash or cashier’s check from the bank (kindly note that money orders and personal checks are not accepted)
· If you come in person, you can visit within our business hours from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Monday to Friday, and pick is at 3:00 PM same day
· You can legalize the documents by mail as well, kindly include the following in addition to the above requirements:
· If you mail the document, include a return envelope from USPS that is paid, self-addressed, and with a tracking number (express is strongly advised)
· Mailed in documents take at least 7 business days to be processed
· $47 cashier’s check from the bank addressed to the Egyptian consulate
· Note with your contact information

The Consulate accepts Walk-ins from Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pick is at 3:00 PM.

OR send all documents to the CONSULATE OF EGYPT on our mailing address:

Consulate of Egypt

3521 International Court, NW
Washington, D. C. 20008

Please include the following with your documents:

  • One photocopy of each document for the Consulate of Egypt.
  • Fee: $ 47.00 per document in Cashier’s Check only payable to the Consulate of Egypt. Kindly be aware we do NOT accept Personal checks or Money Orders.
  • Copy of passport (for Egyptian citizens, either copy of your Egyptian passport or Egyptian ID card).

MAILED DOCUMENTS: Please provide only Express Mail or Certified Mail (pre-addressed, pre-stamped envelope for the return of the documents). The Consulate will not be held responsible for any loss of documents by mail.

Mailed-in documents are processed within 5 business days.