Services By Appointments Only
Routine consular services are provided by appointment. For instructions on how to schedule an appointment, please follow the respective link:
- Passport Services
- Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA)
- Notary Services for All Nationals (including Marriage and Residency Permit affidavits)
- Federal Benefits (including Social Security, Medicare and Veterans' Benefits)
- Tax Information
- Selective Service Registration
- Absentee Voting Assistance
The Embassy can assist U.S. citizens needing urgent assistance on a walk-in basis, but please call or email in advance whenever possible to avoid delays. You can reach us at +355(0)42247285 or at ACSTirana@state.gov.
After Business Hours
Please see our Emergency Services page for information on how to contact us outside business hours.
Arriving at the Embassy
The Consular entrance is at the rear of the Embassy. Please bring your appointment confirmation page and a photo ID to speed entry. Only person seeking consular services will be admitted, with the exception of parents accompanying a child or those providing assistance to a disabled customer.
Mobile phones and other electronic devices are not allowed in the Embassy. To speed security screening, please try not to bring strollers, large bags, backpacks, suitcases, or packages to the consular section.
Visa Concerns and Inquiries
The American Citizen Services unit does not work with visa matters, does not have access to visa records, and cannot answer visa questions. Please direct visa-related inquiries to the Embassy's Visa Section.
Emergency Contact for U.S. Citizens
Click on the image or the link above for a map of the Embassy location.