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U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to the American Citizens Services (ACS) Unit!

This unit provides a wide range of Emergency and Non-emergency services for American Citizens in the Eastern Caribbean.

Walk-in ACS services are not available for Citizenship and Passport Services or Notarials and Authentications. Appointments for these services must be scheduled online. Once scheduled, please print out your confirmation sheet and bring it with you to the Embassy.

Administrative Days

The consular section will be closed on all Administrative Days. Only U.S. citizens with emergencies or those that require urgent assistance will be admitted to the section. See below for a list of Administrative Days remaining for the year 2016;

  • June 17
  • July 22
  • August 19
  • September 23
  • October 21
  • November 25
  • December 23


American Citizens may walk-in to pick up Federal Benefits Checks.

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.  

The ACS unit is unable to respond to visa inquiries. You may visit our Visa Section for visa related information.

How to Contact Us

For routine inquiries, call 1-246-227-4193 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding U.S. and Barbados holidays). You may also send us an email at or reach us by fax at 1-246-431-0179.


U.S. Embassy Barbados
American Citizen Services
Wildey Business Park
Wildey, St. Michael

Please note: laptop computers, cameras, cell phones and other electronic devices are not allowed in the consular waiting room. 


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Emergency Contact Information

  • Emergency Contact Information If you are an American Citizen with an emergency, please click here for detailed contact information.

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