If you are an American expat living in Albania then you would be able to seek assistance at the US embassy in Albania. The Embassy is located in Tirana. They will be able to assist you with a birth registration, death registration or assist you with applying for a US passport if you have lost your passport or it is full. We have listed a map, contact details and also the email address of the US Embassy in Tirana.
US Embassy in Albania
Should you require more information then speak to the Embassy staff. Note that Albania has had a number of travel warnings in the past and you can see Albania travel advice on another website with details on where it is safe for tourists. You can also apply for a US visa at the Embassy be this a tourist visa, fiancee visa or a spouse visa if you have an Albania wife. See also the I-131: advance parole article as well as the adjustment of status once you have gone through the US visa process. You can also take a look at the US visa interview questions.
If you are getting married in Albania you will need to have your original divorce or death certificate of your ex-spouse with you. Complete the application for the Freedom to Marry letter and wait a few days to collect this. The document needs to be verified, then translated and certified. From there these documents can now be used to register your married in Albania. The US visa process will then start from there. All these documents will then need to be translated and certified into English again.
Details of the US Embassy Tirana
Address : Rruga Stavro Vinjau, 14, Tirana, Albania
Phone: +(355) 4 2247 285
Fax: +(355) 4 2232 222
US Visa Application
Telephone: Please contact a customer service representative using one of these telephone numbers:
- Callers in Albania: Call +355 4 4500037
- Callers in the United States: Call +1-703-520-2498
- Skype: usvisaalbania
In case of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen, please call the Embassy at +355-(0)-4224-7285 and ask to speak with the American Citizen Services Unit.