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Security Notification:
Applicants (including U.S. Citizens) are not able to bring in cell phones or any other electronic devices into the Embassy. Applicants will be turned away since there is no storage for electronic devices available.

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U.S. flag imageWelcome to the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the U.S. Embassy Ankara.  We provide the following routine and emergency services and information: passport issuance and renewals, reports of birth abroad, notarial services, information for travelers, death of an American Citizen abroad, voter assistance, tax forms, living in Turkey, how to protect yourself from various types of scams and emergency services for American citizens.  

The American Citizen Services Unit will not be responding to queries about Immigrant and Nonimmigrant visas.

 

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Announcement

  • ATTENTION!

    U.S. Embassies and Consulates are currently experiencing technical difficulties that may result in delays in visa processing and receiving and sending communications. Additionally, applicats who have interviews for student and exchange visitor (F/M/J) visas scheduled for this week should bring proof of payment of the SEVIS fee. The Embassy Consular Section is not able to accept credit card payments at this time. U.S. citizens and visa applicants may also experience delays in sending and receiving communications.

    U.S. citizens in Turkey requiring emergency assistance can reach consular staff through the following website:

    http://turkey.usembassy.gov/service.html

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    Inform yourself of what you CANNOT bring into the consulate.
    Forbidden Items :
    • NO Laptops
    • NO Cell/Mobile Phones (including iPhone & Blackberries)
    • NO Handheld Tablets (iPad or similar) or E-Readers
    • NO MP3 or similar music players (iPod or similar)
    • NO USB sticks/flash memory devices
    • NO Cameras or Camcorders
    • NO Portable Game Devices
    • NO Luggage, Bags or Backpacks
    • NO Bottled Liquids (including perfume & drinks)
    • NO Flammable Liquids or Lighters
    In addition to the list above, security may decide not to admit other unlisted items into the waiting area.