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About the US embassy and its location in San Salvador, El Salvador.

About El Salvador

El Salvador is located in Central America. The main language spoken in El Salvador is Spanish. The current population (as of 2016) is 6,344,722. El Salvador has a human development index (HDI) of 0.674 and therefore can be considered as country with medium human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in El Salvador. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About San Salvador

San Salvador is located in the province of San Salvador and is the capital of El Salvador. 281,870 people are living in San Salvador (as of 2014). The city is very important and represents El Salvador internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador

Offices located within the US embassy located in San Salvador include:

  • Economic Section
  • Public Affairs
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Political Section
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Justice
  • Millenium Challenge Corporation
  • U.S. Commercial Services

Visa services offered by the US embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador

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 (503) 2501-2999.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador

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 San Salvador, El Salvador

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.