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Welcome to the visa homepage of the Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Djibouti!

Our mission is to provide visa services to immigrant and non-immigrant visa applicants, whether Djiboutian citizens or third country nationals. Immigrant visa services include processing Immigrant Visas (IV), Diversity Visas (DV), following-to-join asylee (Visas 92) and refugee (Visas 93) cases.

Please see for complete information on all visa issues.

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Public Hours

Non Immigrant Visas
Appointments - Mondays  7:30 - 10:30

Immigrant Visas
Appointments - Sundays to Thursdays  7:30 - 11:30

Document(s) passback
Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 15:00 - 16:00
Visa passback for both visa and passport services

Document drop off for immigrant visas (Consular Entrance)
Sundays to Thursdays (except U.S. and local holidays) 07:30 - 16:00

Please put all documents in an envelope with the following information written on the envelope:

  • Type of case: IV (i.e. NIV, IV, DV, Visas 92, Visas 93)

Access to the Embassy

  • Only applicants and parents of minor children with appointments will be permitted entry.
  • Do not bring bags, liquids, powders, or electronics.

Mailing address

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

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