U.S. Citizen Services

How to Contact Us

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are processing a limited number of urgent applications daily. If you have a confirmed imminent travel date or an otherwise urgent need for passport services, please send an email explaining your urgent requirement to BeirutACS@state.gov.

All visitors to the U.S. Embassy are required to wear masks.  Any individual seeking consular services will not be allowed entry without one.

For emergencies regarding the immediate health or welfare of a U.S. citizen, please call +961-4-542600 to ask to speak to American Citizen Services or a duty officer.  In an emergency involving a U.S. citizen, you can reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via the main Embassy telephone number: When calling from Lebanon, dial 04-543600. When calling from the U.S. dial 011-961-4-543600.

Business Hours

We are open Monday through Friday, between 7:30 to 16:00, excluding the following:

  • U.S. and Lebanese public holidays
  • The second Wednesday and the last Friday of each month.

Important Announcements

Some countries require your passport to be valid for 6 months before you travel. Before you travel please look up your destination’s requirements at  travel.state.gov.

Alerts and Messages

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