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Emergency Contacts

If you are an American citizen and find yourself in an emergency situation you can contact someone at the Embassy 24 hours a day.

For after hours emergencies, on weekends or on holidays, please call (+225) 27 22 49 4450 and ask to speak to the Duty Officer. To call from the U.S, please dial: 00 225 27 22 49 4450 .

For emergency issues, during business hours, please call (+225) 27 22 49 4000, Monday through Thursday, 07:45 am to 16:30 pm, or Friday, 07:45 am to 12:30. To call from the U.S, please dial: 00 225 27 22 49 4000.

Please note: these phone numbers are NOT for visa inquiries.

Inquiries regarding routine American Citizens Services, such as questions about passport applications, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, or notarial services, should be sent to AbjAmCit@state.gov.

If you wish to register your trip or residence abroad with the Embassy, please enroll at: https://step.state.gov/

U.S. Embassy Abidjan

BP 730 Abidjan Cidex 03
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
Phone: (+225) 27-22-49-40-00
Fax: (+225) 27-22-49-43-23

Public Affairs

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) is the office which is primarily responsible for the public diplomacy efforts of the Embassy. These efforts fall into two main areas, cultural and information affairs.

The Cultural Section is responsible for presenting various aspects of American culture to Ivoirian audiences through events such as seminars, musical concerts, and speaker programs. The Cultural Affairs Section of the American Embassy is responsible for the coordination of people-to-people, cultural and educational exchange programs between the United States and Côte d’Ivoire.  Cultural programs permit Americans and Ivoirians to meet and discuss subjects of mutual interest.  Exchanges occur by way of conferences, debates, presentations, book discussions, film events, concerts, and art exhibits.

Contact:

Cocody Riviéra Golf, 01 BP 1712 Abidjan 01
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Phone: (+225) 27-22-49-40-00
Fax: (+225) 27-22-49-43-32

Consular Affairs

The Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) is the public face of the Department of State for millions of people around the world.  CA is responsible for the welfare and protection of U.S. citizens abroad, for the issuance of passports and other documentation to citizens and nationals, and for the protection of U.S. border security and the facilitation of legitimate travel to the United States.

All services are by appointment only, except in case of emergency.  The U.S. Embassy is closed on all U.S. federal holiday and Ivoirian holidays.

American Citizen Services

To schedule an appointment for a consular service (e.g., passport renewal, consular report of birth abroad, or notarial service), please click here.

To enroll with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) for an upcoming trip to Côte d’Ivoire, please click here.

For COVID-19 information, including entry and exit requirements, PCR testing sites and vaccination information, please visit our website here.

For answers to general questions about U.S. citizen services and to stay up to date on important safety and security announcements, please refer to the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs website or the U.S. Embassy Abidjan website.

Email:  AbjAmcit@state.gov

Non-Immigrant Visa Interviews
By appointment only
Email:  support-cotedivoire@ustraveldocs.com
Email:  ABJVisa@state.gov
Phone:  (+225) 27 20-20-41-41. U.S. callers use +1-703-520-6208.
Phone: (+225) 27 22 49 45 94

Immigrant/Diversity Visa Interviews
By appointment only
Email:  ABJVisa@state.gov
Telephone: (+225) 27 22 49 45 94

Political/Economic Section

The Embassy’s combined Political/Economic Section advises and assists the Ambassador in communicating between the governments of the United States and Côte d’Ivoire on political and economic issues.  The section also analyzes political and economic developments in Côte d’Ivoire and implements programs in these areas on behalf of the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, Agriculture, and Commerce, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in Washington.

Political Officers are responsible for :

  • Promoting democracy, rule of law and respect for human rights in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Enhancing cooperation with the Ivoirian government on bilateral political issues and on multilateral political issues of mutual interest.
  • Observing and analyzing political developments in Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Monitoring refugee populations in West Africa as well as U.S. refugee assistance programs in the region.

Economic Officers are responsible for :

  • Promoting and open trade and a healthy investment environment in Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Assisting U.S. companies seeking to do business in Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Observing and analyzing economic developments in Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Enhancing U.S.-Ivoirian economic, commercial, and environmental ties; and promoting cooperation on multilateral economic issues of mutual interest.

Contact:

Cocody Riviéra Golf, 01 BP 1712 Abidjan 01
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Phone: ((+225) 27-22-49-40-00
Fax: (+225) 27-22-49-43-32

Management

The Management Section is responsible for providing management, administrative, and logistical support to four agencies and the 400-plus employees of the U.S. Mission to Abidjan.  The largest section within the embassy, the Management Counselor’s Office provides oversight and direction to the seven offices within the Management Section.

Contact:

Cocody Riviéra Golf, 01 BP 1712 Abidjan 01
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Phone: (+225) 27-22-49-40-00
Fax: (+225) 27-22-49-43-32