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Bureau of Consular Affairs

The Bureau of Consular Affairs provides passport services to U.S. citizens, issues Visas to enter the U.S., manages the Diversity Visa Lottery, and provides services to U.S. citizens abroad.

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Bureau of Consular Affairs


Contact the Bureau of Consular Affairs

Main Address:

2201 C St., NW
Washington, DC 20520

Phone Number:

1-202-501-4444 (for emergencies abroad)

Toll Free:

1-888-407-4747 (for emergencies abroad)

1-877-487-2778 (for U.S. passports)


1-888-874-7793 (for U.S. passports)


Bureau of Consular Affairs Forms

Government branch:

Executive Department Sub-Office/Agency/Bureau

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