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About the US embassy and its location in Yaounde, Cameroon.

About Cameroon

Cameroon is located in west-central Africa. The main languages spoken are Mauritius is French and English.. The current population (as of 2016) is 23,439,189. Cameroon has a human development index (HDI) of 0.556 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 Cameroon. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Yaounde

Yaounde is located in the province of Mfoundi and is the capital of Cameroon. 2,765,600 people are living in Yaounde (as of 2015). The city is very important and represents Cameroon internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon

Offices located within the US embassy located in Yaounde include:

  • Public Affairs Section
  • Political and Economical Office
  • Defence Attache Office
  • Marine Security Guard Detachment
  • Peace Corps
  • CDC
  • USAID Cameroon Field Office

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon

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 (237) 22220-1500.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon

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 Yaounde, Cameroon

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.