U.S. Citizen Services
Welcome to the American Citizens Services (ACS) Unit!
The ACS Unit is here to help you with emergency services for U.S. citizens, U.S. passports, notarials, federal benefits, and a few other specialized consular services. We are located in the Wildey Business Park in Wildey, St. Michael.
Notice: To better serve our American citizen community, appointments are now required for all routine passport/citizenship, notarial, and federal benefit services.
- To schedule an appointment for passport/citizenship and notarial services, go to U.S. Citizens Services Appointment System.
- To schedule an appointment for Federal benefits, go to Notarial and Other Services Appointment System.
The American Citizens Services (ACS) office of U.S. Embassy Bridgetown serves U.S. citizens living in and visiting Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Barthélemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, French St. Martin, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Most of the services we provide are also available at our Embassy in Grenada and our Consular Agencies in Antigua and Martinique.
U.S. citizens in Dutch St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius are served by the U.S. Consulate General in Curaçao.
Please note: laptop computers, cameras, cell phones and other electronic devices are not allowed in the consular waiting room.
Parking at the Embassy is very limited, and one may not park in adjacent lots. Please come to the Embassy either by taxi or ask someone to bring you and pick you up.
If questions arise while browsing through this web page, do not hesitate to contact us. We can be reached by telephone (246-227-4193; Monday through Friday, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.), fax (246-431-0179), or by email at BridgetownACS@state.gov.
All services provided by the ACS Unit may be paid for in cash (U.S. or Barbados dollars), certified bank draft made payable to the U.S. Embassy, or by credit card (American Express, Diner's, Discover, MasterCard or Visa).
Our office hours are Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 pm. Normal processing time for passports is six weeks. Persons who wish to register the birth abroad of a U.S. citizen child are urged to apply between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 pm.
The Embassy strongly recommends all U.S. citizens who are visiting or residing in our consular district to register via the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.
The Embassy also encourages U.S. citizen groups/organizations visiting the region to carry out volunteer service, charitable activities, missionary work, and related activity to contact the Public Affairs Office of the Embassy via email at BridgetownPublicAffairs@state.gov. Please provide the name of the organization, the nature of the activity, the dates and location(s) of the activity, and the name and contact information for a point of contact for the group. The U.S. Embassy to the Eastern Caribbean welcomes the direct engagement of diverse civic groups and concerned U.S. citizens with the governments and people of the countries of the Eastern Caribbean.