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Consular Section Closures
U.S. Embassy Vientiane

The consular section is open for business Monday-Thursday 8-11AM and 2-3:30PM, Friday 8-11am, except most American and Lao Holidays.  All routine consular services are provided by appointment only.  Federal Benefits Services are on a walk-in basis. We regret we do not have the resources to answer phone inquiries.  Lost and Stolen passport replacement, and requests for temporary emergency passports are seen on a walk-in bases during regular business hours.

EMERGENCIES: For emergencies such as the death, arrest, being a victim of a crime, serious medical emergency, or hospitalization of a U.S. citizen call +85621487000.


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