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  • Jun. 12 - Press Release

    Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs currently experiencing technical problems with overseas passport and visa systems

Ambassadors' Funds for Cultural Preservation 2015 - 2016

Nandaime Church Altar Restoration Detail

Nandaime Church Altar Restoration Detail

The Embassy of the United States of America in Managua is accepting project proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors’ Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2015 competition.  This program has the purpose to support projects to protect and preserve the Nicaraguan culture and patrimony.  The funds to preserve the cultural heritage range from $10,000 to $200,000.00 USD to support projects from 12 to 18 months.



  • Briefing Requests

    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... »

More News from the Embassy

  • youth playing baseball
    Apr. 24 - Baseball Clinics

    Ambassador Powers threw out the first pitch in Managua to inaugurate the US Embassy, Fabretto, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and 4H leadership training for youth through sports program in Nicaragua.  More... »

  • students demonstrating their inventions
    Apr. 24 - NASA Hackathon

    A group of university students and other guests representing Nicaraguan universities and private sector participated in NASA’s annual Space Apps Challenge.  More... »

  • Girl holding 2 glasses of water one filled with muddy and the other with clear water
    Apr. 24 - Donations

    Embassy's MILGROUP & NGO Waves for Water went to rural communities in Chinandega to distribute water filters and teach local residents in those communities how to use them.  More... »

  • Group Photo
    Apr. 20 - Training

    Officials from the NNSA trained Nicaraguan government officials on how to search for and secure low-level radioactive materials.  More... »

  • Group photo
    Apr. 14 - youth development

    U.S. Embassy supports youth development in Puerto Cabezas, RACN  More... »

  • Embassy's Deputy Chief of Mission, Marta Youth cuts the ribbon opening the fair
    Mar. 30 - Education Fair

    On March 20 15 U.S. higher education institutions visited Nicaragua to promote their academic programs for undergraduate, postgraduate studies, and other academic opportunities they offer.  More... »


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Procurement and Contracting Opportunities

• Pre-solicitation Notice for Cell Phone & Data Services
• Call for Quotations for the Purchase of one (1) 4WD vehicle

More info on our Procurement and Contracting page here

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.


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