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  • American Citizens Services in Manta

    The U.S. Consulate General is pleased to announce that representatives from the Consulate will travel to the city of Manta on TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015 to offer notarial, U.S. passport services and select delivery of received passports.

  • Lighting up the world with clean energy

    Lighting consumes 15 percent of global electricity production. Replacing existing lighting with greener, cleaner products could save an estimated $120 billion in electricity and fuel costs. It would also reduce global CO2 emissions by 530 million metric tons.

Delays in Passport Processing

  • The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our overseas passport and visa systems.  This issue is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability. Click here

Ongoing demonstrations in Ecuador

  • Demonstrations in response to various government initiatives are planned for June 10, 2015, throughout Ecuador.  Media reports state that demonstrations could continue beyond June 10, 2015, and recent demonstrations have occurred without advance notice, except on social media, and caused significant disruptions.   Click here to review recent security messages.

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