A total of 4,006 individual candidates and eight parties’ lists were accepted to run in the parliamentary elections, which is set to kick off on October 21.
The names of the candidates will be announced Sunday.
Parliament approved on Tuesday a proposed law amendment to lower the minimum age for mayoral candidates to 30 instead of 35 years old.
About 60 million Egyptians are to begin casting their ballots on Monday and for three consecutive days to elect the country’s next president.
The political scene is witnessing a state of anticipation and skepticism about some aspects of the presidential electoral process.
The National Election Authority’s executive director said that the presidential candidates could present their credentials for themselves or through agents.
The House of Representatives will hold a plenary session on Sunday to vote on the upcoming cabinet reshuffle.
Candidates allied with Argentine President Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in Sunday's mid-term election