Recently, the Embassy had to deal with very unfortunate situations where some Moroccan citizens in the US have been held in detention centers for failing to comply with the US Immigration terms and procedures.
While the Embassy spared no effort to assist them in their ordeal, it cannot but admit that the responsibility rests with these citizens who, unwillingly and inadvertently, broke the law.
In order to avoid such situations in the future, the Embassy earnestly requests all Moroccan citizens visiting the US (tourists, students or workers) as well as those permanently residents to fully comply with the American immigration regulations and:
Read carefully the immigration documents received at the US consulate in the country where the visa was issued
Visit the US Citizenship & Immigration Services portal
Do not hesitate to contact the Consular Section in Washington, DC and the General Consulate in New York for further information.
The embassy is located at:
1601 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Monday - Friday 9AM to 5PM
The embassy Annex (Economic &
Consular Section) is located at:
1211 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
The Consular Section is open
to the public according to the
Monday – Friday: 10AM to 12PM
Monday – Friday: 12PM to 2PM
(documents retrieving only)
All information regarding
required documents and consular procedures, fees are
available online in Consular
Visitors from remote areas are
encouraged to call and make sure
the section is open before they come.
202.462.7979 or 202.457.0012