- The U.S. Embassy in Bamako provides routine processing of U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, and notarial services. All services are by appointment only.
- To make an appointment for the first-time passport for a child and a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA), please email: CRBABamako@state.gov
- To renew a passport, please schedule an appointment online here, and fill out and print your application here. It is important to please fill out your application online before printing it.
- For a notarial service, including providing parental consent for a passport for a child not in Mali, please schedule an appointment online here.
- If you need an emergency service, please email: ACSBamako@state.gov
- Please do not call the U.S. Embassy for routine problems or visa issues, as we will not respond to your call; please limit phone calls for emergencies for a U.S. citizen only.
U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. For more information, please click here.
The Consular Section of the United States Embassy in Bamako, Mali is committed to providing consular services respectfully, efficiently, and in accordance with U.S. law. We provide the full range of American Citizen Services including passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarials.
To assist and protect American citizens in Mali, and to facilitate travel to the United States.
To improve U.S. border security by identifying those not eligible for visas, while welcoming legitimate travelers who greatly contribute to America’s social and economic well-being.
- Loyalty: Committed to the United States and the American people
- Character: Maintaining high ethical standards and integrity
- Service: Implementing consular rules and policies regardless of personal views
- Accountability: Achieving our mission while meeting the highest performance standards
- Community: Dedicated to teamwork, professionalism and outstanding customer service