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U.S. Citizen Services

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in Mauritania. Non-emergency services involving passports, notarials, and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad for U.S. citizen children born abroad are provided by appointment only.


Mailing Address:
U.S. Embassy - Consular Section
288 rue 42-100
(rue Abdallaye)
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Physical Location: Between the Presidency and the Spanish Embassy

Contact Information

  • Phone: (222) 4525-2660 ext. 4551/4527 - during business hours
  • Fax: (222) 4525 -3945
  • Email:

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact infomation

  • Consular Section U.S. Embassy Nouakchott
    Phone : (222) 4525-2660, ext. 4551
    Fax: (222) 4525-1592
    Duty Officer: 3662-8163
    Consular Emergency Recording: 4525-3701