Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure AND Federal Taxes

 

April 12, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed for routine services on April 17, 2017 in observance of Easter Monday.

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena also reminds U.S. Citizens that as overseas residents you are provided an automatic two month extension by the Internal Revenue Service and have until June 15 to file your 2016 tax return.  U.S. federal taxes are officially due April 18, 2016.  For more information on requesting a six month extension please visit www.irs.gov.

For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 63 51 78 00 or +235 22 51 70 09.

The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to review and follow the guidance in the Travel Warning for Chad, and remain alert for potentially dangerous situations. U.S. citizens are reminded to exercise caution throughout Chad, and maintain vigilance in daily affairs, even when visiting familiar locations.

For further information:

  • See the State Department’s travel website for Worldwide Cautions, Travel Warnings, and Country Specific Information for Chad.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, located at Avenue Felix Eboué, mailing address B.P. 413, N’Djamena, Chad , at +235 22-51-70-09. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +235 63 51 78 00 or +235 22 51 70 09.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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