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PUBLIC ADVISORY FOR FILIPINOS IN SUDAN: (as of 09 July 2023, 1600HRS Egypt Standard Time)


(as of 09 July 2023, 1600HRS Egypt Standard Time)

The Philippine Embassy in Cairo strongly reiterates its advice to all

Filipinos in Sudan to leave the country at the earliest opportunity to ensure

their safety.

The Philippine Government also reiterates that it continues to assist

Filipinos who wish to evacuate Sudan.

If you wish to be return to the Philippines, please provide the Embassy

your full name, contact number, and copy of passport. Kindly advise if you

are in possession of a valid passport or not and state the reason for not

having your passport in your possession.

Evacuation through Egypt/Aswan. Filipinos who choose to proceed to

Egypt should comply with the standing order of applying entry visas in


1. Applicants should apply for entry visas at the Egyptian Consulate in

Wadi Halfa, and comply with Egypt’s regulations and requirements on

visa application.

2. Filipino applicants will need to obtain Egyptian security clearance as

requirement of visa application. As per the advice of the Egyptian

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, such requests should be coursed through

the Philippine Embassy in Cairo, and are usually approved after ten

(10) days minimum.

3. Requesting individuals will need to stay where they are and will not

be allowed entry into Egyptian territory until the approval for their

entry has been received.

4. Applicants must also note that those given this temporary entry must

depart Egypt at the earliest opportunity. The Embassy will make

those arrangements for repatriation.

Evacuation through Port Sudan. Filipinos who choose to evacuate through

Port Sudan should likewise inform the Embassy in advance.

Make sure that have sufficient cash with you (to cover costs of your food,

water and accommodation) as the wait in both Wadi Halfa and Port Sudan

will take on average ten (10) days or more.

If you decide to stay in Sudan:

1. Provide the Embassy your full name, contact details, location in

Sudan, as well as the name and contact details of emergency

contact(s) in the Philippines; and

2. Be in possession of your valid passport.

Contact us:

Philippine Embassy in Cairo 

WhatsApp/Mobile: (+20) 122 743 6472 

Facebook/Messenger: PHinEgypt

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