Holiday and Consular Closure January 2016

Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy and Consular Section Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi will be closed to the public on Friday, January 15, and Monday, January 18, 2016 in observance of the John Chilembwe Day (Malawian) and Martin Luther King Day (U.S.) holidays, respectively.

No visa or other consular appointments have been scheduled for these days and no walk-in appointments will be seen.

U.S. citizens seeking emergency services may contact the U.S. Embassy at 01-773-166 or via email at The Consular Section will resume normal services and appointments on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

In the event that the land line is unavailable, please call one of the following cellular numbers: 0999-591-024 or 0888-734-826 (if in Malawi) or 011-265-999-591-024 or 011-265-888-734-826 (if in the U.S.).