Message for U.S. Citizens: New Electronics Policy for Consular Customers

Effective August 4, 2019, persons entering the Consular Section (for all visa, American citizen, and immigration services) will be unable to leave any battery operated or electronic devices including, but not limited, to mobile phones, laptops, digital watches, cameras, or portable music players with our security personnel. You must make arrangements to store these devices elsewhere, such as in your vehicle or at a nearby business, before coming to the Embassy for your interview or appointment. This policy will enable us to admit you into the Embassy more quickly and efficiently, resulting in a better customer experience. We thank you for your understanding.