The Embassy encourages all U.S. citizens to have a copy of important phone numbers handy and/or pre-programmed into their phones. In an emergency, U.S. citizens may have to call for help themselves, as assistance from onlookers and passersby may not necessarily be forthcoming.
Emergency Contact Information
The following phone numbers are valid throughout Colombia.
Police / Fire / Medical Emergency: 123
Emergencies involving U.S. Citizens (this line cannot assist U.S. visa or U.S. resident cases):
- E-mail: ACSBogota@state.gov
- Emergency Phone (8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday) U.S. Embassy Bogota: (57) 1 2752000
- After Hours (after 5pm, weekends and holidays) Emergency Phone, U.S. Embassy Bogota: (57) 1 2754021