Town Hall Meeting

The Consular Section is pleased to announce that it will host its first Town Hall of 2016 for all U.S. citizens in Chad at U.S. Embassy N’Djamena on Wednesday, January 27, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Ambassador James Knight will deliver keynote remarks followed by a question and answer period.  There will be an introduction of our new Deputy Chief of Mission, Mrs. Joyce W. Namde, and officers from our Democracy and Development Office, Office of Overseas Buildings, and Consular Section will also deliver brief presentations following the Ambassador’s remarks.  In addition to U.S. citizens, the Embassy also invites parents or legal guardians, of any nationality, of minor U.S. citizen children to attend.  Light refreshments will follow the presentations.

You can stay in touch and get Embassy updates by checking the U.S. Embassy N’Djamena website.  Please check for regular updates on the U.S. Embassy N’Djamena website.  You can also get global updates at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs website, where you can find the current Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information.  Follow us on Twitter and the Bureau of Consular Affairs page on Facebook as well, or download our free Smart Traveler App, available through iTunes and the Google Play store, for travel information at your fingertips.  If you don’t have Internet access, you can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

If you are going to live in or travel to Chad, please take the time to tell us about your trip by enrolling in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).  If you enroll, we can keep you up to date with important safety and security announcements.  It will also help your friends and family get in touch with you in an emergency.  Even if you have already enrolled, you should remember to keep all of your information in STEP up to date.  It is important during enrollment or updating of information to include your current phone number and current email address where you can be reached in case of an emergency.

The U.S. Embassy is located in N’Djamena on Avenue Felix Eboué; its mailing address is B.P. 413, N’Djamena, Chad.  The Embassy telephone number is +235 22-51-70-09.  The Embassy fax number is +235 22-51-56-54.

For after-hours emergencies, U.S. citizens should call +235 66-62-21-00 or +235 2251-70-09 and ask to speak with the duty officer.