Embassy of Mauritania in Washington


The Mauritanian Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Mauritanian interests in the United States. The embassy of Mauritania also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Mauritanian Embassy in Washington is headed by Mr Mohamed Lemine El Haycen - Ambassador of Mauritania to the United States.


Mauritanian Embassy in Washington, the United States 2129 Leroy Place, NW Washington D.C. 20008 United States


(+1) 202-232-5700


(+1) 202-319-2623





Mr Mohamed Lemine El Haycen - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Mauritanian embassy in Washington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Mauritania

For all Mauritanian visa related matters contact the embassy in Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (mauritaniaembassy.us ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 202-232-5700 or email

Consulates of Mauritania in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Mauritanian consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the Mauritanian consulates in the United States.

Mauritanian Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Mauritania has consulates in the following cities: Philadelphia

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Mauritanian Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to Mauritania as wel as for Mauritanian citizens in United States. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Mauritanian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.