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General Information

Welcome to the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, that provides a wide range of services to American and Cuban citizens.  
This section is designed to help you understand the services the Consular Section can offer and to provide useful information concerning your travel to the United States or Cuba. If you have a problem or question not addressed here, please contact us. 

Consular Section

Consul General:  Brendan Mullarkey
Phone:  (53) 7-839-4101
Fax:  (53) 7-839-4217
Email:  HavanaConsularInfo@state.gov  

Location

Calzada e/ L y M, Vedado
Havana, Cuba

The entrance to the Consular Section is located on the south side of the U.S. Embassy building along Calzada Street.

Access to the Consular Section

The U.S. Embassy handles several hundreds of applicants per day. As our space is limited, we must restrict access to our building to scheduled applicants (whose names appear on our daily visa appointment list), those who possess a written pass issued by the embassy or U.S. citizens who need American Citizen Services (ACS). 

IMPORTANT: ACCESS WILL NOT BE GRANTED FOR PERSONAL INQUIRIES REGARDING VISA/PAROLE CASES NOR FOR ACCOMPANYING APPLICANTS. PLEASE LEARN ABOUT OUR BUILDING ACCESS POLICIES BEFORE VISITING US.

American Citizen Services is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am-4:30pm and Friday from 8:00am-3:30pm. If you are an American citizen and have an emergency, please call the main switchboard at (+53)(7) 839-4100 and dial 1 to speak with the emergency operator. For detailed information regarding what services we provide to U.S. citizens, please visit our ACS page.

We recommend that applicants for visas and parole arrive at least one hour prior to their appointment time.

Hours of Operation

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Havana is open:

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Thursday 
8:00 AM - 3:30PM, Friday

The Section is closed on American and Cuban holidays.

CONSULAR SERVICES

Messages for U.S. citizens

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    The consular section accepts payment in US dollars or Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC) at the current exchange rate (1.00 USD = 1.00 CUC). Fees must be paid in cash the day of the interview. The consular cashier accepts all denominations, preferably $100 and $50 bills, in either currency.

UPCOMING CLOSURE DATES

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