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    The U.S. Embassy in Managua offers briefings for American groups visiting Nicaragua. We place a high value on informing the U.S. public about the policies and programs we implement in Nicaragua. Our briefings typically consist of general information about what the Embassy does, country background, and U.S. foreign policy in Nicaragua.  For More... »

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Important Notice!

We have made significant progress and issued most of the worldwide backlog of nonimmigrant visa cases.  We are working to bring the Consular Consolidated Database back to full operational capacity.

We continue to prioritize immigrant visas, adoption cases, and emergency nonimmigrant visa cases.  We are printing visas for these cases and all cases with very few delays.

Please check with the embassy or consulate where you will apply for additional information.

Now Accepting Applications!

English Access Microscholarship Program
The Embassy will grant 350 scholarships to study English through the Access Program, which is run by the Centro Cultural Nicaragüense Norteamericano. Access will select students that come from underprivileged backgrounds, between ages 13-16, that have excelled academically and that have not had the chance to take any other English courses inside or outside their communities. More...

E-Teacher Scholarship Program
The E-Teacher Scholarship Program is a 10-week online training course on the latest U.S. methods of language teaching via distance education for Nicaraguan English language professionals. More...

Emergency Services

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    Emergency Services

    Deaths, Abductions, Robberies, Arrests, etc. will be attended to promptly. Please call (505) 2252-7104 and ask for the American Citizens Services Unit during Embassy office hours. More...

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    Note: for Notary, you do not need to be a U.S. Citizen.

    Consular Report of Birth Abroad
    To request an appointment for Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA), please email to:

    We suggest that applicants with an appointment for Consular Report of Birth Abroad, plan to arrive in the embassy 30 minutes before their scheduled appointment. Parking and security checks at the embassy entrance can take up to 20 minutes.

Now Accepting Applications!

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship
This program brings accomplished professionals to the United States for a year of study and related professional experience. Humphrey fellows participate in programs that combine graduate-level academic coursework with professional development activities. This program is not designed to offer a degree, participants receive a special certificate from the U.S. government and the host university. More ...


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