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The U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

Hours of Operation: 
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m, Friday, 8 a.m. 12 noon.

Phone: 222-4525-2660 or 2663

Fax: 222-4525-1592

Street Address:  288, rue 42-100, (rue Abdallaye)

Mailing Address: BP 222, Nouakchott, Mauritania

Email Address: PASNouakchott@state.gov
                         Mohamed-LemineEM@state.gov

Mauritania is either +4 or +5 hours ahead of East Coast time

 depending on whether Daylight Savings is in effect.

Contact Information

  • Emails-

    Public Affairs Section
    : PASNouakchott@state.gov
    For general inquiries about cultural and educational events.

    Consular Section
    : ConsularNKC@state.gov
    For visas, passports, and other questions
    about living in or travelling to Mauritania.