U.S. Citizen Services

The U.S. Embassy in Abidjan will resume routine American Citizens Services, such as passport applications/renewals, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarial services on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Please schedule your appointment only after you have read the information on our website related to the services you need.  To save time, please fill out all application forms and paperwork in advance and bring them with you to your appointment.

Please click here to see available times for passport, citizenship, and notarial services and schedule your appointment.

General Information

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan provides services to U.S. citizens living in Côte d’Ivoire, as well as to many tourist and business visitors each year. Among other things, the unit provides passport services, registers the birth of U.S. citizen children born abroad, offers notarial services, gives information on voting, and provides information to U.S. citizens visiting and residing in Cote d’Ivoire.

All of these services are available at the Consular Section by appointment.  Please click here to make an appointment and see available times for passport and citizenship services.  Appointments are mandatory and required for all public services except emergencies.

Please schedule your appointment only after you have completely read the information on our website related to the service you need.  To reduce your wait time, please fill out all application forms and paperwork online in advance and bring them with you to your appointment.

U.S. Passports/Citizenship & Special Consular Services:

There is no visa information available in the American Citizen Services Section. The Consular Section is closed on American and Ivorian holidays.

  • Passport Applications
    Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • Consular Reports of Birth Abroad
    Mondays
  • Notarial Services
    Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. See appointment calendar for available appointments.

E-mailAbjAmcit@state.gov

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