U.S. Citizen Services

The U.S. Embassy is offering limited appointments for American Citizen Services during the period of the COVID-related lockdown and curfew currently in effect until March 8. The American Citizen Services unit will remain open and will respond to requests for appointments in cases of genuine emergencies.

How to Contact Us

U.S citizens residing in Syria should contact the U.S. Interests Section at the Czech embassy in Damascus; their e-mail address is: USIS_damascus@embassy.mzv.cz.

For emergencies affecting the immediate safety, 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. When calling from Lebanon, dial 04-542600. When calling from the U.S. dial 011-961-4-542600.

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

U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) so the U.S. Embassy can contact them with important information and emergency updates.

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.