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    Signing of MOU for English Language Fellow Program in Sudan

    The Embassy of the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Education of the Government of Sudan to begin a partnership regarding the hosting and placement of a Senior English Language Fellow at the Ministry of Education's Sudan National Centre for Languages (SELTI).

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    Women Empowerment Workshop

    In celebration of Women's History Month, the Embassy organized a women's empowerment workshop with activists, scholars, and students. The group discussed women in politics, career opportunities, and preventing violence against women.

  • Visiting Gum Arabic Factories.(Photo Credit: State Dept.)

    Visiting Gum Arabic Factories

    On April 9, an Economic Officer at the U.S. Embassy visited the Afritec, Massaie and Oet & Sons Gum Arabic Factories in Soba, Khartoum which clean and export raw Gum Arabic. 60% of Gum Arabic originating from the Sudan arrives in the United States where it is used as an additive to a variety of food, beverages and medicine.

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    Screen on the Green Movie Night

    As part of our ongoing celebration of Technology and Innovation Month, the Embassy invited Sudanese moviegoers to view a showing of "I,ROBOT" on the Embassy lawn.

Latest Embassy news

  • Fulbright Call for Applications

    The United States Embassy Khartoum is now accepting applications for the 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.


Regional News

Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)

  • The exam will start at 10am and end at 1pm. Please instruct the potential FSOT participants that they can register by clicking the link and by following the directions given by the website. After they have registered we will contact them before the testing date, to inform them of the identification documents they will need to bring, and what time they should arrive to the testing site.

    If they have any questions or concerns they can contact me at AmaralSH@state.gove.

Diversity Visa

  • Diversity Visa Lottery program 2014
    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:
    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:

Diversity Visa


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Emergency Contacts

  • Emergency Contacts

    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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