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    Black History Month Celebration

    Panel presentation at Al Ahlya University for Black History Month, some African Americans shared their experiences.

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    The American Book Club

    In honor of celebrating Black History, U.S. Embassy's monthly book club on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 discussed " A Lesson Before Dying" by Ernest J. Gaines. More than a hundred people attended the session.

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    Embassy Hosts American Writers

    The U S Embassy Khartoum Hosted distinguished American writers as part of international writers program.

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    Screen on the Green

    U.S. Embassy celebrates Black History Month and invites Sudanese public to view newly released film "The Butler"

Latest Embassy news

  • Human Rights Reports Amplification (PDF 220 KB)

    Sudan is a republic with power concentrated in the hands of authoritarian President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and his inner circle. The National Congress Party (NCP) maintained control of the government...

  • Worldwide Caution September 25, 2013

    The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.

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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