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The U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura is Open

  • The U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura is open.

    The U.S Embassy is operating as usual, including the Consular section. All routine consular services, including services for U.S. citizens and visa appointments, are currently available. The U.S. Embassy will only close for official U.S. and Burundian holidays. For a list of these holidays click Mission Holidays.  Mission Holidays »

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Travel Warning

  • Emergency Message: Evacuation Plans
    The U.S. Department of State wishes to inform U.S. citizens interested in departing Burundi that we are planning charter evacuation flights for Sunday, May 17, from Bujumbura, Burundi, to Kigali, Rwanda.
  • May 16, 2015
    The U.S. Department of State issued a Travel Warning on 14 May to announce the ordered departure of U.S. government family members and non-emergency staff, and recommends U.S. citizens currently in Burundi depart as soon as it is feasible because of the deteriorating security situation.
  • May 15, 2015

    U.S. Embassy Bujumbura would like to inform all U.S. Citizens that due to increased insecurity, the Embassy will be closed on Friday, May 15, 2015.

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