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Visa Services

Embassy Address and Hours of Operation

Location: Consular Section is at the U.S Embassy in Nouakchott.
The Embassy Street Adress is : 288. rue 42-100 (rue Abdallaye), Nouakchott Mauritania. (Between the Presidency and Spanish Embassy)

Visa Applications : Appointments are available Mondays and Wednesdays. Applicants applying for H, L, O, P, Q, R, or K3/K4 visas who have approved petitions should first email the consular section at to set up an appointment during a time reserved for these types of visas.

To Contact the Consular Section:

Phone : (222) 4525-2660 or 2663, ext. 4551

Fax : (222) 4525-1592



  • We have made significant progress and issued most of the delayed visas worldwide. We are working to bring our systems back to full operational capacity.
    We continue to prioritize emergency nonimmigrant visa cases. We are printing visas for these cases with very few delays.