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Health Alert: Status of Operations for American Citizens Services, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Consular Services for American Citizens  Routine consular services for American citizens remain suspended.  American citizens whose passports are expired or will expire within 30 days can request an appointment to be issued an emergency passport by emailing consularouaga@state.gov .  Notarial services are only offered to American citizens and for extremly urgent matters.   ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso Event:  Embassy Operations Continue via Telework The staff at U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou continues to telework full 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 ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Death of George Floyd and Events in the United States

We at the United States Embassy in Ouagadougou are outraged and deeply saddened by the death of George Floyd.  Four police officers have been dismissed and charged, one with second degree murder, and three others with aiding and abetting in his murder.  All are under investigation by federal and state authorities.  We join our fellow ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Assistance, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Event: Mailing Ballots for Primaries and Elections All U.S. citizens can receive their blank ballots electronically. Depending on the state in which you are eligible to vote, you may get your ballot by email, fax, or internet download. For further information on voting from overseas locations, please visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program webpage (fvap.gov). Returning Your Completed, Signed Ballot:  Some ...
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