Death of a U.S. Citizen

To report the death, serious illness, or arrest of a U. S. citizen, please contact the Embassy switchboard at (249) 187-022000. After hours, please call (249) 187-022000 and ask to be connected to the Consular Duty Officer.

If you wish to report the death of a Social Security beneficiary, please contact the Consular Section by email at Provide the following information: the name and the Social Security claim number of the deceased beneficiary; the date of death of the beneficiary; if the beneficiary is survived by a spouse or a child; and your own name and address.

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