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United States Embassy and Consulates in Eritrea

1 Diplomatic Missions 1 Cities

United States Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea

179 Alaa Street Asmara, Eritrea
Phone: (+291)1-12-00-04 Working hours: Close now (Open in 6 hours 31 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following Eritrean and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday Date Counting down
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24 2 weeks, 3 days
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 2 weeks, 4 days
New Year's Eve Friday, December 31 3 weeks, 3 days
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 3 weeks, 4 days
Orthodox Christmas Friday, January 07 1 month
Orthodox Epiphany Wednesday, January 19 1 month, 1 week
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Thursday, January 20 1 month, 2 weeks
President's Day Thursday, February 17 2 months, 1 week
Women's Day Tuesday, March 08 3 months
Orthodox Good Friday Sunday, April 17 4 months, 1 week

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in Eritrea?

United States currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Eritrea including and Asmara.

2 - Do Eritrean citizens need a visa for United States?

Eritrean citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into United States. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of United States in Eritrea for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in Eritrea?

The U.S. representative offices in Eritrea will be closed in observance of the following Eritrean and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 3 days)

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Time in United States vs Eritrea

Washington D.C., United States time is 10:00 hours behind Asmara, Eritrea

Asmara, Eritrea 02:29AMMonday, December 06, 2021
Washington D.C., United States 16:29PMSunday, December 05, 2021

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