The Consular Office accepts U.S. dollars cash only. Credit cards, personal checks and other currencies are not accepted.
Consular Officers perform notary services that Notary Publics provide in the United States. If you need a document notarized for use in the United States, please make an appointment online at the Embassy’s ACS Online Appointment System to come to the Consular Office during regular service hours for United States citizens, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.
NOTICE: Starting on January 2, 2018, consular section visitors will no longer be permitted to bring personal electronic devices (PEDs) or liquids onto the Embassy compound. This policy will apply to both visa applicants and U.S. citizen visitors. PED storage will no longer be available at the Embassy.PEDs include computers, laptops, radios, cell phones, smart phones, MP3 players, iPads and other tablet devices, handheld gaming devices, smart watches, and wearable electronic fitness devices.Water fountains are available in the consular section waiting room.
Consular Officers can notarize documents, administer oaths or affirmations to people executing affidavits, and certify true copies of documents.
Please note that neither Consular Officers nor any Consular staff may sign documents as a witness. Citizens who wish to have documents witnessed and notarized must arrange to have witnesses present for the signing.
When requesting notarial services, please bring the following:
1. Identification, usually your U.S. passport
2. Witnesses, if required by the document, and identification
3. Payment of $50.00 for each notarization
Please prepare all documents before visiting the Consular Office by identifying where the documents need to be signed and by whom.
For additional information about notary services, please see Notarial and Authentication Services of U.S. Consular Officers Abroad