U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Embassy of the United States of America in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The ACS Unit provides services to United States citizens visiting and residing in Sri Lanka and Maldives.

The ACS Unit issues passports and reports of birth and death for Americans in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, as well as providing notarial services. ACS also assists U.S. citizens in distress, such as those arrested or destitute. It maintains a list of doctors, dentists and attorneys for reference.

The Embassy is located at 210, Galle Road, Colombo 03. The American Citizen Services section is open for routine services by appointment only on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Please visit our online appointment system to schedule an appointment. Please note the list of prohibited items.

Alerts and Messages

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Sri Lanka.