U.S.- Guinea Relations

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  2. Current Issues
  3. Embassy Fact Sheets

Welcome to the web page for the Embassy of the United States in Conakry, Guinea! 


The U.S. Mission to Guinea has been in Conakry since the country’s independence in 1958. The Embassy was first located in downtown area of Conakry called Kaloum until 2006, when it moved to its current location in Koloma.

The U.S. Mission to Guinea comprises 5 agencies of the United States Government: the Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Defense, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). Peace Corps volunteers work throughout the country on projects related to education, public health, agro-forestry and community economic development.  Ambassador Simon Henshaw was Chief of Mission until his passing on June 9, 2020. Currently, Audu Besmer serves as Chargé d’Affaires a.i.

On this website you will find information about the different sections and agencies represented within the Embassy. You can also learn about the services we offer to American citizens and the Guinean, including information about consular services such as visas for travel to the United States, passport services for American citizens, voting, and more. A French version of this website is also available.  Please also refer to the Embassy’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, which provide up to date information on a variety of activities and issues: www.facebook.com/usembassyconakrywww.instagram.com/usembassyconakry  and www.twitter.com/embassyconakry