Town Hall Meeting and Passport Renewal Services in Quetzaltenango

November 17-18, 2017

The U.S. Embassy will hold a Town Hall meeting for U.S. citizens with U.S. Ambassador Luis Arreaga. The event will take place at 2 pm, November 18, at Tertulianos restaurant, 14 Avenida 5-26, Zona 3, Villa Lesbia, Quetzaltenango. During the Town Hall meeting, Ambassador Arreaga and representatives of the Consular Section will present information of interest to U.S. citizens in Guatemala and will be available to answer your questions.

As part of the Ambassador’s visit to Quetzaltenango, the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy will offer passport renewal and notarial services to U.S. citizens beginning Friday, November 17. Please see the schedule below for further details.

EVENT                          ADDRESSED TO       PLACE           DATE        TIME

Passport renewal         U.S. Citizens           Tertulianos        Nov.17       03:00 pm
and notarial                   (children and           Restaurant                            To
services (by                   adults) who             14 Avenida                         05:30 pm
appointment                    need to renew         5-26 Z.3
only Tel. 2326-4942        a passport               Villa Lesbia       Nov.18      08:30 am
no later than 4:00           or notarize               Quetzaltenango                      To
pm, Thursday,                 a document                                                        11:30 am
November 16)

Town Hall Meeting         U.S. citizens            Tertulianos          Nov. 18    02:00 pm
residing or                        Restaurant
traveling in                       14 Avenida
Guatemala                       5-26 Z.3
We kindly                         Villa Lesbia
request U.S.                    Quetzaltenango
citizens to present
their passports upon arrival.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

For further information on traveling or residing in Guatemala:

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Our website also contains a wealth of information about the services we provide and information about local resources for American citizens.

If our website does not contain the information you need, questions about routine matters can be sent by email to We will make every effort to respond to inquiries within 48 hours.

To schedule an appointment for services, please click here.

For emergency services, contact the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala, located at Avenida Reforma 7-01, Zona 10, Guatemala Ciudad, Guatemala, at +502-2326-4000, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +502-2331-2354.

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).