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Alert: Closing Of Consular Section During Holiday Season
December 2, 2020

The United States Embassy would like to inform all U.S. Citizens living in Malawi and the general public that the Consular Section will be closed from December 11, 2020 to January 11, 2021. During this time, all routine consular services will be suspended and only U.S. citizens with consular emergencies will be assisted. In the event of an emergency, please contact the U.S. Embassy using the numbers listed on the Embassy’s Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens page.

Enjoy the holiday season.


  • U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi, Area 40, City Center Lilongwe, Malawi
  • U.S. citizens with emergencies: +265-1-773-166 Ext. 3431
  • Outside of office hours: +265-999-960-178
  • E-mail: LilongweConsular@state.gov
  • Website: https://mw.usembassy.gov/services/
  • State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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