Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens

If you are in imminent danger, you should immediately contact local authorities by dialing “123” for police and emergency services anywhere in Colombia.
In the event of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen in Colombia, you can reach the U.S. Embassy during normal business hours and after hours, seven days a week.
Emergencies include arrestinjury or serious illness, the death of an American citizen, or if you have been the victim of a crime. Emergency services do not require an appointment.
To contact the U.S. Embassy in Bogota in the event of an emergency :
General contact information:
During office hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday): 601 275 2000
Outside of office hours: 601 275-4021
Carrera 45 No. 24B-27
Bogotá, D.C. Colombia
Dialing instructions: 
U.S. Citizens calling from a Colombian mobile, please dial (601 275-2000 or (601) 275-4021.
U.S. Citizens calling from a U.S. phone number please dial (+57) (1) 275-2000 or (+57) (1) 275-4021.


You may also contact our section via e-mail at ACSBogota@state.gov.
If the inquiry is about a visa related issue, your e-mail will not be answered.
Note: Staff does not have access to email overnight or on weekends.