Laos is located in south-east Asia. The main languages spoken in Laos are Lao and French. The current population (as of 2016) is 6,758,353. Laos has a human development index (HDI) of 0.601 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 Laos. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.
Vientiane is located in the prefecture of Vientiane and is the capital of Laos. 820,940 people are living in Vientiane (as of 2015). The city is very important and represents Laos internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.
About the US embassy in Vientiane, Laos
Offices located within the US embassy located in Vientiane include:
- Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency / Detachment Three
- Defense Attaché Office
- Political/Economic Section
- Public Diplomacy Section
- International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section
- Infectious Disease Coordinating Office – What We Do
Visa services offered by the US embassy in Vientiane, Laos
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: https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/SchedulingSystem.asp
You can contact them via phone (856) 21-48-7000.
American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Vientiane, Laos
American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit (https://la.usembassy.gov/embassy/vientiane/) for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.
Notary services offered by the US embassy in Vientiane, Laos
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.