Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens

The numbers below are provided for U.S. citizens who are distressed and require emergency services such as assistance with the death, arrest, illness or welfare of a U.S. citizen.  Routine services such as passport renewals, reports of birth abroad, and notarials are NOT considered emergencies and are processed by appointment only.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL THE EMBASSY TELEPHONE:

  • In Kosovo dial 038-5959-3001.
  • If you are calling from the U.S., please dial 011-381-38-5959-3001.

NOTE: Time difference between Washington D.C. and Kosovo is + 6 hours.

Send an email  with EMERGENCY + (brief description) in the subject line. Please note that this mailbox is monitored during working hours only. For after-hours emergency assistance, please contact the embassy’s switchboard at the number listed above and ask for the after-hours mission duty officer.

If you are calling from the United States about a U.S. citizen in Kosovo with an emergency, call the Office of Overseas Citizen Services at 1-888-407-4747, toll-free in the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.