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Urgent SCA message for Egyptologists

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of the Foreign Missions Affairs at the Supreme Council of Antiquities would like to inform you that there are few changes in the procedures of the application process for Foreign Missions and Scholars to work in Egypt.

Missions working in non-military sites, the security clearance form MUST be accompanied by 6 personal photographs and 2 passport copies.

As for mission working in military areas, the security clearance form MUST be accompanied by 9 personal photographs and 4 passport copies.

These new changes by the National Security will be applied for the new applications from 1st of August, 2012. However, for the applications already submitted prior to this date, the department will handle it .

Best wishes

Dr. Mohamed Ismail Khaled
Director of Department of Foreign Missions Affairs Ministry of State for Antiquities (MSA)
3. El Adel Abou Bakr St.
Zamalek – Cairo.
Tel./Fax: +20 02-2735-0629