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Consular Section

The Consular Section is located on the Embassy compound on Al Kindi Street within the International zone. It is composed of two units: American Citizen Services and Visas.

American Citizen Services

The United States Government has no higher responsibility than to serve and protect its citizens, including those who live or are traveling abroad. American citizens can apply for U.S. passports, document U.S. citizen children born abroad, have documents, request help in an emergency, and more.

For more information and emergency contact information, see our American Citizen Services unit.


Visas allow foreigners to travel to and apply for admission to the United States for temporary visits or permanent residence.  For more information, see our Visa unit.