Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Schedule for July 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi, will be closed to the public on Monday, July 4, Wednesday, July 6, for the U.S. and Malawi Independence Day holidays, respectively. The Eid El Fitr holiday is also expected to be celebrated during the same week, July 4-8.

No visa or other consular appointments have been scheduled for the week of July 4-8 and no walk-in appointments will be seen.

U.S. citizens seeking emergency services may contact the U.S. Embassy at 01-773-166.

The Consular Section reminds the public that non-emergency American Citizens Services (ACS), Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV), and Immigrant Visa (IV) services are available by appointment only.  ACS or NIV appointments are only scheduled using the online appointment applications at our website.  IV appointments in Malawi are scheduled in advance by the National Visa Center (NVC) in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

In the event that the land line is malfunctioning, please call the following mobile number 0999-591-024 and 0888-734-826 (if in Malawi) or 011-265-999-591-024 and 011-265-888-734-826 (if in the U.S.).

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