Thanks for rating our content!
[Total: 1 Average: 1]

About the US embassy and its location in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

About Mauritania

Mauritania is located in north-west Africa. The main languages spoken in Mauritania are Arabic, Wolof, Salinke, Malinke and Pulaar. The current population (as of 2016) is 4,301,018. Mauritania has a human development index (HDI) of 0.520 and therefore can be considered as country with low human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Mauritania. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Nouakchott

Nouakchott is located in the province of Nouakchott and is the capital of Mauritania. 958,399 people are living in Nouakchott (as of 2013). The city is very important and represents Mauritania internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

Offices located within the US embassy located in Nouakchott include:

  • Public affairs section
  • Defence attache office
  • Consular section
  • Office of security cooperation
  • Political and economics office
  • US agency for international development
  • Program and grants office

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone 222-4525-2660.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.