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Consular Hours

The Consular Section strives to respond quickly and efficiently to all public inquiries. In order to do so, it is absolutely critical that all public inquiries (any inquiry that comes from outside the mission) be directed to the following channels:

American Citizen Service Hours

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday : 10:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m
Friday : 8:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m

Citizen Services by online  appointment only.

Monday  2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m
Tuesday 2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m

For emergencies during normal Consular hours please contact the Consular Section at (+223) 20 70 25 05. You are also welcome to come to the Embassy for emergency assistance.

For after hours emergencies involving an Americain Citzen in Mali, please contact the Embassy Duty Officer via the main Embassy telephone number, (+223) 20 70 23 01 or 20 70 23 02

American Citizens who wish to register with the Embassy or who require emergency services are welcome to come during regular U.S. Embassy hours:

Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.                              Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Visa Service Hours

Non-immigrant visa interviews
Monday - Wednesday  7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

Effective July 1, 2009, all applicants for non-immigrant visas will be made on line for no cost on the Embassy’s web site at –
 Applicants will need their receipt for $140 non-immigrant visa fee paid at any branch of Banque Internationale pour le Mali (BIM) in order to make an appointment.

Refugee/Asylee Cases

Thurdays 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m

To schedule a interview, please email 

Please note the Embassy closes on  Fridays at 11:30 a.m.

Consular Section contact information:
+223 20-70-25-05