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U.S. Embassy Bamako
ACI 2000, Rue 243 Porte 297, BP 34 Bamako, Mali
Consular Section: (+223) 20 70 25 05
Facsimile: (+223) 20 70 23 40

Consular Section Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am to 11:30 am

*Please note that the U.S. Embassy is closed on all U.S. Federal and Malian holidays.*

Our Mission

The Consular Section of the United States Embassy in Bamako, Mali is committed to providing visa services respectfully, efficiently, and in accordance with U.S. law.

To assist and protect American citizens in Mali, and to facilitate travel to the United States.

To improve U.S. border security by identifying those not eligible for visas, while welcoming legitimate travelers who greatly contribute to America's social and economic well-being.

Our Values

Loyalty: Committed to the United States and the American people

Character: Maintaining high ethical standards and integrity

Service: Implementing consular rules and policies regardless of personal views

Accountability: Achieving our mission while meeting the highest performance standards

Nonimmigrant Visas

The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy Bamako provides nonimmigrant visa services to individuals applying in Mali. 

For more visa information, please click on the Nonimmigrant Visa link on the left side of the page or visit the Department of State's website.

Immigrant Visas

The U.S. Embassy in Bamako does not process immigrant visas.  Immigrant visas for residents and nationals of Mali are processed by the U.S. Embassy in Dakar, Senegal.

For more information on how to apply for an Immigrant Visa, please visit the website for the U.S. Embassy in Dakar.

For information on immigrant visa petitions (Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative), please click the Immigrant Visas link to the left or click here.

General Information

For more information on U.S. visas, please visit the Department of State's visa website.

For more information on all consular and travel related subjects, please consult the Department of State's A-Z index.

Passport and Visa Systems Issues

  • The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our overseas passport and visa systems.  This issue is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability.

    Passport applications accepted overseas or after May 26, 2015 are affected by this delay.  If you applied for a U.S. passport overseas during this time frame and have travel plans within the next 10 business days, please consider requesting an emergency passport at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate at which you originally applied. 

Contact Information

Supporting Documentation

  • Do not have supporting documentation faxed, emailed, or sent to the Embassy; it will be deleted or thrown away. 

    Bring all supporting documentation with you for your interview.

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