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Your Ultimate Guide to the Services Offered by Egypt’s Post Offices

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Services Offered by Egypt’s Post Offices
    written by
    Sherif Khairy

    Having some official documents related errands to run can weigh heavily on one’s mind. The idea of unpredictable traffic and endless queues make these errands an uninvited nuisance in our lives. However, there’s a much easier way to get these errands done that you may not know about. Egypt’s Post Offices can help you run some of these errands very easily.

    You can complete services related to the National ID, Birth and Death Certificates, as well as Marriage and Divorce Licenses.

    Post Office Services

    1. You can renew your National ID or get a new one if you’ve lost or broken your current ID. This service is available for employees in the public and private sector, as well as members of unions or students.

    2. Marriage and Divorce Licenses are also available at these post offices on the condition of presenting your National ID and mother’s name, as well as names of both spouses.

    3. Finally, you can get replacement Birth and Death Certificates, as well as Family Registration (Qeid 3a2ely). For this, you’ll need your National ID and mother’s name.

    These services are quite useful for running these errands. Egypt Post Offices are spread across many areas in Cairo, and you’ll surely find an office near you. You can pay for these services electronically, and you’ll receive a barcode to monitor the status of your request through the post office website. Additionally, you’ll receive a text message once your request is completed so you can obtain your documents at the post office, or ask for it to be delivered to your address. In case your request is rejected, you will also be informed via a text message and will be refunded the full amount of the service.