U.S. Citizen Services
Welcome to the American Citizen Services (ACS) Section of the Consulate General Edinburgh. We provide all passport, citizenship and consular related services to American Citizens in Scotland.
Hours of Operation
Our regular business hours are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Please note that we are closed on American, British and Scottish public holidays.
Non-emergency services are by appointment only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. If you require an emergency service outside these hours, you may contact us during regular business hours by email at Edinburgh-Info@state.gov or telephone on (0)131 556 8315 for more information.
Emergency Contact Details
Our regular business hours are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Please note that we are closed on American, British and Scottish public holidays. In cases of an emergency involving an American citizen in Scotland please contact us during business hours on (0)131 556 8315, selecting option 8 or emailing Edinburgh-Info@state.gov.
In a genuine emergency involving an American citizen in Scotland outside our business hours, you can reach a Consular Duty Officer at the main Embassy telephone number,  (0) 20 7499 9000.
U.S. Embassys & Consulates Worldwide
A list of websites for U.S. Embassies, Missions and Consulates is maintained by the U.S. Department of State at www.usembassy.gov
- If you are a U.S. Citizen currently traveling abroad, you may wish to register your details with the State Department. You can do so through the Department of State's Travel Registration system.