Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam,
686 Old Bagamoyo Road, Msasani,
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tel: +255 22 229-4000

For after-hours emergencies involving a U.S. citizen, dial the number listed above and select ‘0’ for immediate assistance.

We request all U.S. citizens traveling overseas to enroll in the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive email updates to our safety messages.

If you are a U.S. citizen with a question about routine consular services for U.S. citizens, please click here.

We answer visa and residency questions only during regular business hours. Click here for visa information.

FAQs: Embassy Holidays

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO LIMIT THE RISK OF SPREADING COVID-19, VISITORS TO THE U.S. EMBASSY MUST WEAR A MASK AT ALL TIMES WHEN ON THE EMBASSY COMPOUND AND PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING WHENEVER POSSIBLE. ELECTRONICS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON EMBASSY GROUNDS. The Embassy will no longer store any items for visitors seeking Consular Services. Visitors should leave prohibited items at home or make alternate arrangements for the items’ secure storage. Additionally, The U.S. Embassy in Dar Es Salaam does not provide parking facilities to members of the public seeking consular services. The Embassy strongly recommends that those seeking consular services plan to utilize public parking, arrive by taxi, or use the passenger drop-off point located in front of the consular entrance to the Embassy compound.