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NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports, starting June 4, 2018.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Ambassador douale will make a presentation in Atlanta next week

Atlanta Prepares for an Ambassador Influx Starting June 12

While it’s more coincidental than official, the week of June 12 is shaping up to be an impromptu ambassadors’ week in Atlanta, with top diplomats from four countries dropping in on the city.

It all starts that Monday with Canadian Ambassador David McNaughton, who will be hosted by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta for a discussion on NAFTA modernization and Canada’s trade ties with the U.S.

Mon, Jun 5, 2017 Mon, Jun 5, 2017

Rencontre avec le Doyen des Pays Africains aux Etats-Unis, l’Ambassadeur du Congo Brazzaville Serge Mombouli

2 février 2016 - L’Ambassadeur de la République de Djibouti aux Etats-Unis, Son Excellence Mohamed Siad DOUALE a rendu visite aux Doyens des Ambassadeurs des pays Africains aux Etats-Unis, S.E. M. Serge Mombouli, Ambassadeur de la République du Congo Brazzaville aux Etats-Unis d’Amérique dans les locaux de l’Ambassade du Congo Brazzaville à Washington DC.

Tue, Feb 2, 2016

Orlando Shooting: Condolence letter of Ambassador Douale to the US Department of State

At this most tragic moment in the wake of the terrorist attacks in your country, I hasten to convey to you and through you to the families of the victims who were killed, including the dozens wounded and to the Government and people of the United States, our sincere sadness and deepest condolences.

We are immensely shocked and outraged, there is no parallel or justification to the ruthlessness, recklessness and cowardice of this heinous action directed against innocent people. We strongly condemn such acts.

Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Djibouti: IMF expects growth of 7% in 2017

In 2016 Djibouti’s economy has seen high growth on the back of a public spending campaign involving several major projects aimed at improving logistical and energy capacity.

The country’s medium-term outlook is favourable, with public and private investments expected to spur further economic development, according to the World Bank. The IMF agreed, predicting GDP growth would remain steady this year at 6.5%, rising to 7% in 2017.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil launch the work of a four-day workshop to promote tourism in Djibouti

Le Premier ministre, M. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, a présidé hier au Palais du Peuple le lancement des travaux d’un atelier de quatre jours visant à promouvoir le tourisme à Djibouti.

Wed, Mar 7, 2018

Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s letter of condolence for the October 25 attack on Djiboutian Armed Forces in Beledweyene, Somalia

Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s letter of condolence for the October 25 attack on Djiboutian Armed Forces
in Beledweyene, Somalia

Fri, Nov 4, 2016 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh has been named member of European Tourism Academy in recognition of his visionary leadership

REPORTS FROM EUROPEAN TOURISM ACADEMY CEREMONY

Tue, Mar 27, 2018 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

TheThird Ministerial Meeting of the Djibouti-American Bi-National Forum Held in Washington

Djibouti/Etats-Unis : Tenue à Washington de la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain

Présidée conjointement par le ministre djiboutien des Affaires étrangères, M. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, et le sous-secrétaire d'Etat chargé des Affaires politiques, M. Thomas Shannon, la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain s’est tenue hier à Washington, aux Etats-Unis.

Fri, May 19, 2017

On December 5th 2019, Djibouti officially launches its campaign to run for a non permanent seat in the United Nation Security council (UNSC)

On December 5th, 2019, Djibouti officially launches its campaign to run for Non-permanent seat in the United Nation Security council (UNSC)

Mon, Dec 2, 2019 Mon, Dec 2, 2019

US delegation attended the inaugural ceremony for President Ismail Omar Guelleh

A high-level delegation led by Ambassador Bruce Warthon attended the inaugural ceremony of President Guelleh on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Sun, May 8, 2016

Change of Visa validity and fees as of March 1 , 2019

The Embassy of Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform all Visa Applicants, the Changes of visa validity and fees as of March 1, 2019, as Shown below

Transit visa ( Single Entry ) 1- 15 days 15 $

Short Stay Visa ( Single Entry ) 1- 90 days 30 $

Thu, Feb 28, 2019 Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Embassy Notice on Current Schedule Due to COVID-19

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - Due to COVID-19, the Embassy of Djibouti is open for business 2 days a week, on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and the rest of the week the personnel is working remotely, until further notice.

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Wed, Dec 14, 2016 Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Notice for the New Djiboutian Biometric passport

Notice for the biometric passports

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports soon . we will post a notice of the date in due time .

Thu, Jun 7, 2018 Thu, Jun 7, 2018

Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahamoud Ali Youssouf addresses the United Nations General Assembly

Discours Prononcé Par Son Excellence Monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Ministre des Affaires Etrangeres Et de la Cooperation International Chef de la Delegation Djiboutienne Devant le 72eme session de l'Assemblee Génerale des Nations Unies le Samedi 23 Septembre 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

The Council of Ministers of Djibouti adopted a Bill on the Refugee Status in Djibouti... the creations of an Economic Development Board and a Foundation of the Right to Housing

Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti
The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Djibouti adopted a Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti. This bill aims to strengthen and consolidate the national legal framework regulating the conditions of asylum and refugee status in Djibouti.

The Creation of an “Economic Development Board”

Tue, Sep 6, 2016 Fri, Sep 16, 2016

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports, starting June 4, 2018.

The requirements to apply for the biometric passport, in person and in Washington, DC will be posted soon on our website at djiboutiembassyus.org. Therefore, the Embassy does not issue, renew or extend the validity of the old passport.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018 Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Djibouti seeks public and private solutions to social housing shortfall

Government authorities are looking to partnerships and new programmes in a bid to address Djibouti’s affordable housing deficit.

In mid-September President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh announced a social housing plan that will provide 20,000 units, funded by grants from multiple donors, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco and China.

While the total value of the programme has yet to be disclosed, the completed housing units are expected to cost tenants between DJF15,000 ($84.40) and DJF40,000 ($225) per month, according to press reports.

Tue, Dec 6, 2016