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    The Annual Ambassador's Iftar

    The U.S. CDA Hosted Ramadan Iftar for Religious Leaders at the Ambassador's residence on Wednesday. He delivered some remarks and read President Obama's speech from the recent White House iftar.

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    American Shelf in Atbara

    On Monday July 7, 2014 , the DCM and a delegation from the Embassy launched an American Shelf in Nile Valley University in Atbara. The University's VC welcomed the donation indicating that it will be well-used by the 500 staff members and over 16000 students who constitute the University community.

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    USAID/OFDA meeting with Darfur Partners

    On June 9th 2014, USAID's Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance met with 26 of its partners working in Darfur. With the support of OFDA, the partners, comprising UN agencies, INGOs, and IOs, cover activities in seven sectors. The meeting reflected on lessons learned from the past 18 months and looked into priorities for the future, to enable better planning.

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    Youth Leaders DVC

    On June 12 , Public Affairs Section and Pol-Econ arranged a DVC with Sudanese youth components of political parties, including the NCP and Two U.S. participants: Alejandra Salinas the Democratic President - First Hispanic President. Nicolee Ambrose - Chair, Maryland Young Republicans.

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  • Fulbright Call for Applications

    U.S. Embassy Khartoum is accepting applications for 2014 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program (Foreign Student Program). (PDF 146 KB)

Consular Updates

  • Latest Worldwide Caution - August 2, 2013

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist attacks, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, and possibly occurring in or emanating from the Arabian Peninsula. Current information suggests that al-Qa’ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks both in the region and beyond, and that they may focus efforts to conduct attacks in the period between now and the end of August. This Travel Alert expires on August 31, 2013.

  • Consular Updates

    The Consular Section has resumed regular U.S. Citizen Services.  You may schedule an appointment through our on-line system. Click Here to schedule an appointment to apply for a US Passport, Consular Report of Birth (CRBA), Notary service, or extra passport pages. 


    U.S. citizens who require emergency assistance may call the Embassy at any time at 249-187-022000 (from outside Sudan), or 0187-022000 (inside Sudan), and ask to speak to the Embassy duty officer.  U.S. citizens who require emergency assistance and come to the Embassy during business hours will be assisted by the consular staff without an appointment.


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Holiday Information

  • Embassy Khartoum Offices will officially be closed on Sunday August 31, 2014, in observance of Labor Day. Monday, September 1, 2014 will be a normal work day.

    U.S. Embassy Khartoum Holidays


  • Please join the U.S. Department of State for an online press conference featuring Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will discuss Secretary Kerry's recent trip to Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, and South Sudan. She will also preview the upcoming Africa Leadership Summit, building upon the themes outlined during Secretary Kerry's trip including the continued U.S. commitment to pursuing peace, prosperity and growth on the African continent.

    Click Here for more information. (PDF 68 KB) 


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  • Diversity Visa Lottery program 2014
    The entry registration period for the 2015 Diversity Visa program (DV-2015) is now open.
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    The entry registration period for the 2015 Diversity Visa program (DV-2015) is now open.

    2014 Applicants may check their status using the following link:

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    Emergency Contacts:
    Telephone: From Outside Sudan Dial (249) 1-870-22000. From Inside Sudan Dial    0-187-0-22000. These numbers can be called at anytime.

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