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U.S. Citizen Services
 

Note: We are unable to accept credit cards at this time. This is a temporary problem caused by a software issue. Please plan to bring cash (USD or DJF) to pay for Consular services. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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.

U.S. Citizen Services are available by appointment only, booked in advance, and online!

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.


Mailing address

Consular Section
U.S. Embassy Djibouti
P.O.Box 185
Lot Number 350-B
Lotissement Haramous
Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti

Public Hours          

Sundays:
09:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

Thursdays:
09:00a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

Email inquiries

You may write us at: consulardjibouti@state.gov

Phone and Fax

Phone hours:
Sundays-Thursdays
12:30-16:00

Phone: (+253) 21-453-000

Fax: (+253) 21-453-340

Additional Information

 

Emergency Contact

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    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)