U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to U.S. Citizens Services at the United States Embassy in Algiers. This section provides information on specific consular services available to U.S. citizens in Algeria. 

To get started, please use the U.S. Citizen Services Navigator. The navigator will ask a series of simple questions to direct you to online information on the most common topics OR provide instructions on how to contact us by email for less common questions and direct assistance.

  • Routine U.S. Citizen Services are available by appointment only.  Please note that the Embassy is closed on Algerian and American holidays.
  • Please make sure you are also enrolled in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at http://step.state.gov to ensure the U.S. Embassy can contact you in case of an emergency.
  • Please continue to check https://dz.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ and the Embassy’s Twitter and Facebook accounts for updates.
  • Please continue to check the Embassy’s Twitter and Facebook accounts for updates.

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Beginning September 15, 2023, U.S. Embassy Algiers will begin accepting online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications. Paying online allows you to drop off your application to the U.S. Embassy Algiers without the need to schedule an appointment. Please see our Passport Renewal webpage for more information.

    U.S. citizens residing or traveling abroad who require a U.S. passport are issued the latest state-of-the-art passports that incorporate photo-digitized images and other enhanced security features. These passports are produced at a domestic U.S. passport facility. U.S. citizens are encouraged to apply early for renewal of expiring passports.

Alerts and Messages

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Algeria.

See all Messages for U.S. Citizens for U.S. Visitors to Algeria.