Embassy of United States in Colombo

If you are living or residing in Colombo and planning a trip to United States, you may want to know the address, phone or office hours of the Embassy of United States in Colombo.

This information is for:

  • Sri Lankan passport holders living in Colombo
  • U.S. passports traveling/working or living in Colombo
  • Foreign passports currently residing in Colombo

Embassy Information

Address: 210 Galle Road Colombo 03 Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 11 249 8500
Fax: +94 11 243 7345
Email: support-srilanka@ustraveldocs.com
Website: https://lk.usembassy.gov/
Office hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m
Current time in Colombo 04:39 AM Tuesday, June 22 2021-06-22 (GMT +0530)
Current time in Washington D.C. (United States) 17:09 PM Monday, June 21 2021-06-21 (GMT -0600)

The following services may be available at the Embassy:

  • Issuance/renewal of passports
  • Document notarization
  • Issuing visas to United States
  • Offering assistance in case of emergencies for U.S. citizens

Fast Facts:

  • Distance: The distance between Colombo and Washington D.C. is 14395.80 km (8945.14 miles). The average travel time is 29 hours 59 minutes.
  • Time difference: Colombo is 11:30 hours ahead of Washington D.C.. When the time is 04:39 on June, Tuesday 22 in Colombo, it is 17:09 on June, Monday 21 in Washington D.C.

Map and Directions

Get directions to the Embassy of United States in Colombo.
Distance from city center 9.19 km ( 5.71 miles)
Nearest airport Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base (DWO)
Distance to airport 6.78 kms

Office Hours

Date Office hours Note
Tuesday (Today, June 22, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00 Open in 3 hours, 51 minutes
Wednesday (June 23, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Thursday (June 24, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Friday (June 25, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Saturday (June 26, 2021) Closed
Sunday (June 27, 2021) Closed
Monday (June 28, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00

Upcoming holidays:

  • Independence Day (in lieu): July 3, 2021 (Next 1 week, 3 days)

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. Where is the embassy of United States located?

It is located at 210 Galle Road Colombo 03 Sri Lanka. Coordinates: (79.8486952, 6.913257199999999).

2. How do I contact the United States Embassy in Colombo?

You can contact the embassy by phone at: +94 11 249 8500. The working hours are from Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m except official holidays in United States and Sri Lanka.

3. Is the embassy open now?

No, it is closed now and it will open in 4 hours 21 minutes. The current time in Colombo is 04:39.

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