American Embassy Branch Office in Douala

Tel.   : (+237) 23 342-5331
(+237) 23 342-0303
Fax   : (+237) 23 342-7790
Email   :
Website   : http://cm.usembassy.gov,

Please Note:

Visits to the American Embassy Branch Office in Douala are strictly by appointment. For specific services, visitors must visit the designated section at the embassy and book an appointment accordingly on the email addresses mentioned above. For instance, if you want to apply for consular services, you should visit the Consular Section. To book an appointment, you can directly mail the high commission or consular email section .

Consular Services:

The American Embassy Branch Office in Douala offers a wide range of consular services, including the processing of visas and passports and document legalization. To apply for a new passport, renew your old passport, want to change the particulars on your current passport, or need to report about a lost or damaged passport, book an appointment with the high commission's passport service

These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa types granted by the United States of America are;

  • United States of America Emergency Visa (on Holidays/Weekends)
  • United States of America Visa for Diplomatic/official/ Laissez-Passers Passport Holder
  • United States of America Visa for individuals working in designated US Agencies or technology areas
  • United States of America Tourist Visa
  • United States of America Business Visa
  • United States of America Employment Visa
  • United States of America Transit Visa
  • United States of America Medical Visa
  • United States of America Student Visa (Study/Research/Internship)
  • United States of America Entry Visa
  • United States of America Conference Visa
  • United States of America Mountaineering Visa
  • United States of America Missionary Visa
  • United States of America Journalist Visa(Journalist/Documentary filming)
  • United States of America Film Visa: Visa for shooting Feature Films

Here are some ESTA articles that might help you.

United States of America and Cameroon Relations-

The United States of America and Cameroon enjoy cordial bilateral relations. The high commission's diplomatic mission's mandate is to forge stronger and closer ties between the two countries. Pursuing bilateral and multilateral cooperation in diverse sectors, including culture, defense, tourism, trade and investments, science and technology, security, and other fields while safeguarding mutual benefits, is vital for their relations. The countries are cooperating to resolve global issues like climate change, piracy, terrorism, cybersecurity, etc. The United States of America is the most important source market for tourism in Cameroon.
*Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the American Embassy Branch Office in Douala could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

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