U.S. Citizen Services
updated August 21, 2013
Welcome to the American Citizen Services Unit of the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil.
Contact Information and Hours of Operation
Public hours for American Citizen Services are Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 1:30pm to 3:00pm by appointment only. We are closed on U.S. and Iraqi holidays.
The Consular Section is located on the U.S. Consulate General Compound in Erbil, Ankawa, Ishtar Street, next to the Ankawa Police Station.
For emergencies (such as death, serious injury, abduction, or imminent threat to safety):
- During business hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday (local Erbil time is seven hours ahead of the East coast time for the United States)
- From Iraq: 0770-443-1100
- From the United States: 011-964-770-443-1100
- After hours emergencies and on weekends (Friday, Saturday & Holidays):
- From Iraq: 0770-443-4396
- From the United States: 011-964-770-443-4396
There is no other information, including visa information, available at this phone number; it is only for emergencies for U.S. citizens.
For visa information or questions, you must email the visa unit at ErbilNIV@state.gov
The Consular Section currently only accepts cash (USD) for payment of passport, citizenship and notary service fees.