U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez is closed on July 30, 2010

The U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez is closed on July 30, 2010 to review its security posture.

American citizens are advised avoid the area around the Consulate General until it reopens.

Authorities are investigating the situation.

The Consulate General has cancelled all scheduled appointments and services for Friday, July 30.

As soon as we can reopen we will inform the public by a warden notice and posting on our web page.

American citizens with appointments for passport or other services may make a new appointment via the Consulate website below.

For non-immigrant visa applicants, our call center will call or e-mail applicants to reschedule appointments.

Alternatively, applicants may re-schedule non-immigrant visa appointments without being charged by calling 01-800-719-2525.

Immigrant visa applicants should be advised that the medical clinics where they will receive their medical exams may also close on short notice.

Immigrant visa applicants will be rescheduled for their interviews at a later date. American citizens who need emergency services only should call the Consulate General duty officer at 656 327 7877 for assistance.

American Citizens Services

U.S. Consulate General Paseo de la Victoria 3650 32543 Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua CP 32543

Tel: (011) (52) 656-227-3000

For after-hours emergencies only, call 656-327-7877 for the duty officer. e-mail: CDJAmericancitizens@state.gov; website: http://ciudadjuarez.usconsulate.gov/

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