Public Notice

Wednesday March 18th, 2020

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Alert [Updated 03/18/2020]

Further to his Public Notice of March 13th, 2020 relating to the new precautionary measures applied by the Embassy of Cameroon in Washington DC and the Government's decision to close the borders of Cameroon from March 18th, 2020,

The Ambassador of Cameroon to the United States, His Excellency Henri ETOUNDI ESSOMBA, informs the public that THE ISSUANCE OF ENTRY VISAS TO CAMEROON IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Please read the following documents for more information:
[Signed]
The Ambassador,
Henri ETOUNDI ESSOMBA
Friday March 13th, 2020

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Alert

In response to the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon in Washington DC has taken new measures on the delivery of the Embassy's services. These measures will take effect as from Monday March 16th, 2020. Please read the following documents for more information:
[Signed]
The Ambassador,
Henri ETOUNDI ESSOMBA
Wednesday November 20th, 2019

New Cameroonian passports are available for pickup

Please visit the following link:

List of Available Passports (Updated on November 20th, 2019)

How to Collect Your Passport
Tuesday June 4th, 2019

Appointment/ Passport Renewal

All Cameroonian university full time students, holders of the F1&J1 Visas resident within the jurisdiction of the Cameroonian Embassy in Washington DC, should henceforth contact the Cultural Service through the addresses listed below for the renewal of their passports.
  • mail@cameroonembassyusa.org
  • culturalservice@cameroonembassyusa.org
The passport renewal request must include the following documents:
  • 1-Photocopy of the identification page of their old passport
  • 2-Photocopy of their current F1 or J1 Visa, or any other document deemed necessary.
NB: Requests that do not include the above documents will not be processed.

[Signed]
The Ambassador,
Henri ETOUNDI ESSOMBA

Important Notes:
  1. This process concerns ONLY International Students with F1 or J1 status
  2. Applicants must indicate in their email request a phone number where they can be reached

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