Report Death Abroad
To report the death, serious illness, or arrest of a U. S. citizen,
please contact the Embassy switchboard at (249) 187-022000. After hours, please call (249) 187-022000 and ask to be connected to the Consular Duty Officer.
If you wish to report the death of a Social Security beneficiary, please contact the Consular Section, from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM, Sunday through Thursday. Provide the following information: the name and the Social Security claim number of the deceased beneficiary; the date of death of the beneficiary; if the beneficiary is survived by a spouse or a child; and your own name and address. Please allow about 120 days for a reply.
- 2013 Disposition of Remains (PDF 46 KB)
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