U.S. Citizen Services

As of March 30, 2020, the United States Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea is cancelling routine American Citizen Services appointments. We will resume routine services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. If you have an emergency, please call the Embassy and ask to speak to the consular section.

Welcome to the U.S. Citizen Services website of the U.S. Embassy in Asmara. The consular section is committed to providing information and assistance to U.S. citizens visiting or living in Asmara.

Our Services

The U.S. Embassy in Asmara regularly provides U.S. Citizen Services such as passports, birth and death certificates, notarials, as well as tax and voting information. We also provide assistance if a U.S. citizen is arrested or hospitalized.

For specific information on a routine consular service, please click on a link from the menu on the left side.

You may also visit the State Department’s Website to read about the Consular Information Program.

Important Information for Eritrean-U.S. Dual Nationals

Alerts and Messages

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Eritrea.