U.S. Citizen Services
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Welcome to the U.S. Citizen Services website of the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti. The consular section is committed to providing information and assistance to U.S. citizens visiting or living in Djibouti. Click here for general information about visiting or living in Djibouti.
To ensure you have all documents required for your service in advance of your visit, review: http://www.travel.state.gov/.
Note - Emergency services are available 24 hours a day. For after hours emergency contact information, see the "Emergency Contact" box on the right.
You may write us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone and Fax
Phone: (+253) 21-453-000
Fax: (+253) 21-453-340
- Are you a U.S. Citizen traveling abroad? You may wish to enroll in the...Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
- International Travel Information
- Worldwide Caution Information
- Travel Alerts
- Travel Warnings
In the event of an arrest, death, medical or other emergency involving a U.S. citizen in Djibouti, contact the Embassy immediately at (+253) 21-453-000 during business hours or (+253) 77-877-229 after hours. You may also contact the Bureau of Consular Services in Washington, DC, toll free, at 1-888-404-4747 from the U.S. or Canada or using the toll-line at 1-202-501-4444.
These contact numbers are for U.S. Citizen Emergencies ONLY. They are not for visa inquiries.
To contact the Government of Djibouti's Emergency Assistance Services you can dial the following from a local phone (Services offered in French):
. Police - 17
. Firefighters/Ambulance - 18
. Hopital Général Peltier - 21-35.09.62 / 21-35.27.12 (switchboard)
. Force Armée Djiboutienne - 21-35.03.45
. Djibouti Telecom Information Desk - 12
To contact the private French Military Hospital (Bouffard) you can dial the following from a local phone (Services offered in French):
. Emergency service - 21-45.01.15
. Reception / Billing office - 21-45.04.47 (Business hours only - Sat-Thu, 06:30-13:00)