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U.S. Citizen Services

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All American citizens visiting or living in Algeria – especially Algerian-American dual nationals – please enroll with us by clicking here.

American Citizen Services

Effective Monday January 19, 2009, a new online appointment system will be available for most American Citizen Services requiring a personal appearance in Algiers.  Effective Sunday February 03, 2013, ALL APPLICATIONS AND PAPER WORK MUST BE FILLED OUT BEFORE APPOINTMENT.  Please see information provided below to schedule your appointment.

Online Appointment System for American Citizens Services

Appointments for Passport Services are provided on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Click here to schedule your appointment.

Notarial Services are provided by provided by online appointment, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday  and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 pm. pm.  Click here

Consular Reports of Birth Abroad are available by appointment on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday  and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Click here to schedule your appointment. 

Security at the Embassy

For security reasons, do not bring luggage including large backpacks, laptop computers, or large cameras. Security guards will hold small tourist cameras and cell phones until your departure, but there is no storage available other items please do not bring them to the Embassy.

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Consular Section provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in Algeria.  The unit can help with passport services, registration of U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Algeria, reports of births abroad, voter registration, notarial services, and federal benefits.

The ACS Unit distributes Warden Messages to registered U.S. citizens resident in and visiting Algeria.  Warden Messages address important security concerns as well as civic issues such as voting. Click here to view the most recent Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens.

The ACS Unit also provides emergency services to U.S. citizens in distress.  In an emergency, the Embassy Duty Officer can be reached at any time.

Additional security and travel information is available in the Security and Travel section

Stateside, the Office of Overseas Citizens Services in Washington can be reached toll free 24 hours a day at 1-888-407-4747.