Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services

Location: Burkina Faso

Event:  American Citizen Services 

The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou is now offering regular passport renewal and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) services.  If you wish to apply for or renew a passport, or wish to apply for a CRBA for your child, please email  

For information on passport applications, please visit:

For information on CRBA applications, please visit:

The staff at U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou continues to telework part time.  The Embassy remains open and continues to operate in Burkina Faso.  American citizens undergoing an emergency and in need of immediate assistance outside working hours can call our switchboard at (226) 25 49 53 00 and ask to speak with the duty officer.

The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. Citizens to continue to follow the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for preventing the coronavirus disease (CDC).

Encourage your friends and family members to register at so they receive Embassy updates.

Routine consular services remain suspended.  American citizens who have an urgent need for routine services, including emergency passports, please email or visit our website for additional information:

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Secteur 15, Ouaga 2000

Rue 15.873

(226) 25 49 53 00

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444