Message for U.S. Citizens – Telephone Outage July 23, 2016

Embassy’s telephone switchboard will be taken offline on Saturday, July 23 from approximately 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in order to perform maintenance and upgrades. All Embassy telephone lines will be down including the local telephone service. The U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil will not be affected.

U.S. citizens with emergencies should call 099-788-3222 (011-593-99-788-3222 if dialing from the United States). The Department of State’s Overseas Citizens Services call center can be reached at 1-888-407-4747.