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U.S. Embassy Consular Services to be Temporarily Suspended

June 21, 2011

The Embassy of the United States of America would like to announce that the Consular Office will be closed for non-emergency services between Friday, July 1, 2011 and Friday, July 8, 2011 while the Embassy moves to its new location in Ta Qali.  During this time, only emergency American Citizen Services will be available. 

Since the U.S. Embassy will be closed on Wednesday, June 29 in observation of a Maltese holiday, the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, the last date available for visa interview appointments and non-emergency Consular services, will be Wednesday, June 22.  Please remember that all Consular services are by appointment only and can be scheduled on the Appointment Calendar of the Embassy website at:  Inquiries can be directed via email to

On Monday, July 11, the Consular Office will reopen in Ta Qali and resume full business operations. Visa interviews will commence again on Wednesday, July 13.  Additional information about our new location, parking and public bus service, can be found on the embassy web site at:

The U.S. Embassy would like to thank the public for your patience and understanding.