Egypt to open online application for expats to settle military status

Ahram Online , Thursday 27 Jul 2023

Egyptian men living abroad with outstanding military conscription status may apply online to settle the issue starting in August, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.

File Photo: Egypt launches online portal for managing conscription services (Photo: Courtesy of defence ministry web page)


Applications will open on 14 August through an online portal on the foreign affairs ministry website.

Applicants will be able to submit documents and their reason for staying abroad, whether it is education, employment, or medical treatment, the ministry added.

The portal is open to men aged 19-30 who are eligible for conscription as well as men over 30, who are also required to settle their status.

Those who do not settle their status will not be able to renew their passport after it expires.

The required documents include a photocopy of the national ID, photocopy of the passport, date of birth, military identification number (if applicable), date of exit from Egypt, and current country of residence.

The application fee of $5,000 must be deposited in Banque Misr's Abu Dhabi branch.

The applicant must provide the name of their bank account as well as their bank name, swift code, international bank account number (IBAN), and transaction number.

The details for transfer to Banque Misr Abu Dhabi branch are as follows:

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