Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens

  1. Emergency Assistance
  2. Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens

Since the U.S. does not have an Embassy or any other diplomatic presence in Guinea-Bissau, the U.S. government cannot provide services to U.S. citizens in Guinea-Bissau.  Limited American Citizen Services are available for travelers to Guinea-Bissau at the U.S. Embassy in Dakar.

In the event of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen please use the following numbers (please note that the following numbers are located in Dakar or the United States):

  • During working hours: +221 33.879.4000. Working hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • During non-working hours call Post One (U.S. Embassy, Dakar) — After Hours: +221 33.879.4444.
  • The Department of State’s Office of Overseas Citizen Services can be reached from within the U.S. toll free at 888-407-4747.

Note: These numbers are not for visa inquires.

For routine requests for information within Guinea-Bissau, please contact the BLO (Bissau Liaison Office) at:

Edifmcio SITEC,
Rua Josi Carlos Schwarz 245,
Bairro d’Ajuda