What is the postcode for Cairo

Egypt Post is one of the oldest and most venerable Egyptian institutions. The offices are marked with green and yellow. Cairo's main post office is located at:
Address: Midan Ataba
Opening times: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sat - Thu, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Fri & vacation

Mail service

Mail service can be unreliable. Outgoing and incoming e-mail to other countries takes 4 to 21 days. Always use the registered email attachment to post something of value. This process takes longer, but records every step of the journey.

There are two types of email box for international and domestic use. They are usually found on the street in pairs, green and yellow.


Outbound packages and large packages need to be weighed to estimate costs. Some incoming packages are subject to control and customs and valuables will be billed by a calculated fee.


Egypt postcodes differ from one city to another and even within the same city. Within Cairo, the codes are from 11511 to 11668.
The first number is in the region
The second in the province
The third on the type of service
The last numbers refer to the delivery area or the post office.
You can find the exact zip code of the desired region at any time Post.

Stamp prices

A stamp in an Arab country costs 1.50 EGP. To send emails to another country, magnifying glass costs 2 EGP.

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