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Citizen Services

Since the U.S. does not have an Embassy or any other diplomatic presence in Guinea-Bissau, the U.S. government cannot provide services to U.S. citizens in Guinea-Bissau.  Limited American Citizen Services are available for travelers to Guinea-Bissau at the U.S. Embassy in Dakar.

In the event of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen please use the following numbers (please note that the following numbers are located in Dakar or the United States):

  • During working hours: +221 33.879.4000. Working hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • During non-working hours call Post One (U.S. Embassy, Dakar) — After Hours: +221 33.879.4444.
  • The Department of State's Office of Overseas Citizen Services can be reached from within the U.S. toll free at 888-407-4747.

 Note: These numbers are not for visa inquires.

For routine requests for information within Guinea-Bissau, please contact the BLO (Bissau Liaison Office) at:

Edifmcio SITEC,
Rua Josi Carlos Schwarz 245,
Bairro d'Ajuda