Message for U.S. Citizens – Temporary Change in Consular Agency Hours of Operation

The U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro would like to inform citizens that the U.S. Consular Agency in Salvador, Bahia will be closed from October 13 through October 21.  Should emergency services be required during these dates, citizens should contact the Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro:

U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro
Av. Presidente Wilson, 147
Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20030-020
Phone: +55 (21) 3823-2000

The Consular Agency will reopen for regular business beginning on Monday, October 24.

For further information:

  • The U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro is located at Av. Presidente Wilson, 147 Castelo, and can be reached at +55 (21) 3823-2000 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For after-hours emergencies involving American citizens, call +55 (21) 3823-2029.
  • To dial from the U.S., begin with 011-55 and then enter the numbers above.  For calls from Rio de Janeiro, begin dialing after the country and city codes (+55 21).
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).