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U.S. Citizen Services

General Information

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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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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IV

Immigrant Visas

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Nonimmigrant Visas

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Closure Dates for Izmir

  • The Izmir Consular Agency will be closed August 3-7. Izmir Consular Agent will continue to schedule appointment during this time and appointments can be scheduled by emailing Izmir Consular Agency. ACS Unit in Ankara will continue to provide passport and notarial services by appointment

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Programs for American Citizens

  • Smart Traveler
    Smart Traveler
    If you are a U.S. Citizen currently traveling abroad, you may wish to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program. You can do so through the Department of State's STEP system.


Entry Into The Consulates

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    Security
    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.