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American Embassy in Buenos Aires

In general, when an American citizen needs the help of the American Embassy, something went terribly wrong. The American Embassy in Buenos Aires is meant to offer assistance to the US citizens living in Argentina and those traveling to Argentina.

The emergency services offered by the American Embassy include:

  • assistance to US citizens arrested in Argentina
  • making inquires with local authorities if a US citizen is missing
  • assistance to US citizens victims of crimes in Argentina
  • if a US citizen dies while in Argentina
  • access to list of lawyers
  • replacement of lost or stolen passport
  • emergency transfer of funds

Other special consular services are provided, such as reporting birth abroad and notary services.

Emergency contact

All US citizens living in Argentina or traveling to Argentina are encouraged to register with the Embassy.

American citizens can call these numbers 5777-4354 (during the office hours) or 5777-4873 (after hours) .

US Embassy in Buenos Aires

U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires
American Citizen Services
Av. Colombia 4300
C1425GMN Buenos Aires

E-mail: BuenosAires-ACS@state.gov
Web site

Office hours : Monday-Friday: from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.