Routine Message for U.S. Citizens:  Closing of U.S. Embassy and Consulates throughout Brazil on December 24, 2018

President Trump has declared Monday, December 24, 2018, a holiday in the United States. The U.S. federal government, including the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, and all U.S. consulates and other offices/agencies in Brazil will close on December 24, 2018.

Closed on Monday, December 24, 2018:

U.S. Embassy Brasilia
U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre
U.S. Consulate General Recife
U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro
U.S. Consulate General São Paulo
U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Belo Horizonte
U.S. Consular Agency Fortaleza
U.S. Consular Agency Manaus
U.S. Consular Agency Salvador

With this closing, ALL regularly scheduled consular services, including visa appointments and regular American Citizen Services appointments, need to be rescheduled. People with appointments on December 24 will be informed by email that their appointment is canceled with instructions on how to reschedule.

We will continue to provide assistance to U.S. citizens requiring emergency services.

We will resume regular services on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

Please note: Our Applicant Service Centers (ASC) throughout Brazil will remain open regular hours on Monday, December 24.

United States Embassy and Consulates in Brazil:

U.S. Embassy Brasilia
SES – Av. das Nações, Quadra 801, Lote 03
70403-900 – Brasília, DF
Phone: (61) 3312-7000
After-Hours Emergencies: (61) 3312-7400

U.S. Consulate General Recife
Rua Goncalves Maia, 163
Bairro Boa Vista Recife, PE – 50.070-060
Phone: (81) 3416-3050
After-Hours Emergencies: (81) 99916-9470 or (81) 3416-3060

U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro
Av. Presidente Wilson, 147 Castelo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ — 20030-020
Entrance at Rua Santa Luzia
Phone: (21) 3823-2000
After-Hours Emergencies: (21) 3823-2029

U.S. Consulate General São Paulo
Rua Henri Dunant, 500
Chácara Santo Antonio
São Paulo, SP — 04709-110
Phone: (11) 3250-5000
After-Hours Emergencies: (11) 3250-5373

U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre
Avenida Assis Brasil, 1889
Passo d’Areia
Porto Alegre – RS
Phone: 51-3345-6000
After-Hours Emergencies: 51-3345-6000

For further information:

Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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