Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Section is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, excluding U.S and Guyanese holidays.

To report an emergency involving a U.S. citizen in Guyana, please contact the U.S Department of State or the U.S. Embassy in Guyana. You can reach the U.S. Embassy during normal business hours or after hours, seven days a week via the following numbers:

During Business Hours (7:30 am – 4:00 pm): 592-225-4900 Ext 4222

Weekend and After Business hours: 592-225-4126 or 592-225-4127

Weekends and After Business Hours

After hours emergencies are handled by the Embassy’s Duty Officer. Situations such as the arrest, serious illness, injury, destitution, or death of a U.S. citizen constitute emergencies. In an emergency involving an American citizen in Guyana, you can reach us after hours via Post One on telephone number: 592-225-4126 or 592-225-4127.

From the United States: 011-592-225-4126 or 011-592-225-4127

Please note that these numbers are not for visa inquiries. The ACS Unit is unable to respond to visa inquiries. You may refer to the Visa tab of this U.S Embassy website for visa-related information.

For a list of emergency and non-emergency ACS services, please click on Emergency Services or Non-Emergency Services.


The Department of State’s Citizen Emergency Center can be reached at (202) 647-5225 or toll-free from within the U.S. at (888) 407-4747. The Department will contact consular officers at the U.S. Embassy in Georgetown. Consular officers will try to locate a missing U.S. citizen or provide other assistance as appropriate, pass on urgent messages, and, consistent with the Privacy Act, report back to the caller.