Sections & Offices

American Citizen Services unit is committed to providing information and assistance to U.S. citizens visiting or living in Kenya.

The U.S. Commercial Service in Kenya offers assistance to businesses exporting U.S. made products and services to Kenya.

The U.S. Commercial Service is the largest U.S. Government agency entirely devoted to promoting American commercial interests abroad.  Our office is part of a global network of trade specialists dedicated to assisting U.S. companies enter markets worldwide and serves as the primary contact for U.S. exporters. Overseas we have offices as part of the U.S Embassies and Consulates in more than 80 countries.

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya undertakes informational, cultural and educational activities designed to promote understanding of U.S. foreign policy and society. It acts as the public affairs arm of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya, and places special emphasis on democracy, governance, human rights and economic issues. The Public Affairs Office maintains a state-of-the-art Information Resource Center at its facilities.

Public Affairs Contact Information

Public Affairs Officer
Phone: 254-20-3636202
Fax: 254-20-3636353

Press Officer
Phone: 254-2-3636199
Fax: 254-20-3636353

Cultural Affairs Officer
Phone: 254-20-3636204
Fax: 254-203636353

Information Resource Officer
Phone: 254-20-3636206
Fax: 254-20-3636353

Office Administrator
Phone: 254-20-3636202
Fax: 254-20-3636353

American Center Nairobi
Phone: 254-20-3636196/197/205/207
Fax: 254-20-3636353

Hours of Operation

PAS: Monday through Thursday 07:15 a.m.-04:30 p.m., Friday 07:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

American Reference Center: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 09:00 a.m.-04:00 p.m, Wednesday 09:00 a.m.-01:00 p.m., Friday 09:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The American Center Nairobi is your guide to learning more about the United States and exploring online resources free of charge. The ARC is located in the U.S. Embassy Nairobi and serves students, teachers, researchers, journalists, business professionals and individuals simply interested in broadening their horizons on any topic.

The EducationUSA Advising Center at the U.S. Embassy, Nairobi is an official affiliate of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Our goal is to help Kenyan students obtain up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased information on higher education studies in the U.S.  Our services are free of charge.

The Nairobi Office of the Acquisitions Division of the Library of Congress was established in 1966 as a regional bibliographic center to acquire and catalog publications of research or historical value in most subjects with special attention to government and non-trade sources.