These are the details of the US Embassy in Burundi. In Burundi the US Embassy is located in Bujumbura. The US Embassy staff can provide you with consular assistance if you need assistance while in Burundi. This can be a birth abroad, assistance in the event of an accident or also a letter of affirmation if you are getting married.
US Embassy in Burundi
The Embassy can also assist you with notarization of documents, add pages to your passport, or apply for a new US passport. We have listed the contact details below with the street address, telephone number and also a map to the Embassy in Bujumbura. Always call the Embassy before arrival to ensure that they will be open on the day you are visiting the Embassy.
See also the US Embassy in Kinshasa as well as the US Embassy in Republic of the Congo. and the US Embassy in Cameroon. The rules are all the same when it comes to consular assistance. There is a limit to what the government can do in a foreign country. Should you have lost or had your passport stolen. This has to be reported to the local police. The case number will be needed by the Embassy to issue you with a travel document or new passport. You cannot apply for a new one without the criminal case number from the police.
If you are getting married you need a freedom to marry letter. If you are divorced then you will need the original divorce decree or death certificate of your spouse. This take 2-3 days to be issued by the Embassy. The document will then need to be verified as authentic and translated and then certified. Only then is it acceptable. If you have children born in country then see the born abroad article on here.
As for a US visa there are a number of them. See the I-131: Advance Parole if you have a fiancee going home on a K1 visa. Also see the requirements for the K1 Visa. See here how this is done, when applying for a K1 Visa in Burundi. If it is your wife then see the CR1 visa as an option.
US Embassy Bujumbura
Address: B.P. 1720, Avenue Des Etats-Unis, Bujumbura, Burundi
Phone: +257 22-207-000
Fax: +257 22-222-926
Tel : +257 22 20 7000 (ext. 7225)
Office Hours: Mondays – Thursdays 7:30 – 17:15 / Fridays 7:30 – 12:30