How to Get an Electronic Egyptian Birth Certificate

By Dan Howard
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The Egyptian government provides its citizens with the ability to electronically request access to several types of government documents, including utility service records, marriage documents, educational records and birth certificates. The Egyptian government only provides electronic services in Arabic, so if you'd like to electronically request a copy of your Egyptian birth certificate you'll either need to be able to speak Arabic or have need a good translator to help with the request form.

Navigate to the Egyptian government services website. Click on the "Birth Certificate Extract" link under the "Citizens" tab on the right side of the page. This will bring up a form in Arabic for requesting a copy of your Egyptian birth certificate electronically.

Type your legal name in the first text box on the form.

Type your National ID number in the second text box.

Type the postal code of the city in which you were born in the third text box. This information is optional.

Type your mother's maiden name in the fourth text box.

Type your email address in the fifth text box.

Type your home phone number in the sixth text box.

Type your work phone number in the seventh text box. This information is optional.

Type your cell phone number in the eighth text box. This information is optional.

Type your current job title in the ninth text box.

Type your apartment number in the 10th text box, if applicable.

Type your home address in the 11th text box.

Type the name of the city in which you live in the 12th text box.

Type the name of the region in which you live in the 13th text box.

Select the name of the region in which you live from the first drop-down menu. If you only know the name of the region in English then you'll need to find the Arabic name.

Select the police district in which you live from the second drop-down menu.

Submit your birth certificate request. The government will contact you regarding the status of your request at the phone number or email address that you provided.

About the Author

Dan Howard is a sports and fitness aficionado who holds a master's degree in psychology. Howard's postgraduate research on the brain and learning has appeared in several academic books and peer-reviewed psychology journals.