U.S. Citizen Services

How to Contact Us

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.

Non-emergency calls are only accepted on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 14:00 and 16:00, except the second Wednesday and the last Friday of the month.

You can also email us at BeirutACS@state.gov

Please note that this contact information is NOT for visa inquiries.

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.

Appointment System

To better serve customers and reduce waiting times, all routine services in ACS are by appointment only.

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.

  • After December 31, 2015 there will be no more extra visa pages added to U.S. passports.

Alerts and Messages

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