Embassy location:

1015 31st Street NW, Suite 300,
Washington, D. C. 20007
Tel: +1 ( 202) 293 7940
Fax: +1 ( 202) 293 7941

For general inquiries and request for meeting, etc.  Please use this E-mail: info@erssdc.org 

For inquiries related to Visa, Nationality Certificate, Passport, etc.  Please use this E-mail:  consularofficedc@gmail.com

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

The RSS Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Intl Cooperation

US Embassy South Sudan


New York JFK

Akumdit Update

The Arrival of
F.v.p of the republic of South Sudan
H.E.Gen. Taban Deng Gai was received by
H.E. Akuei Bona Malwal
(Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Sudan to the United Nation)

H.E. Amb. Garang Diing Akuong
( South Sudanese Ambassador to the United States)

Amb. John Andruga Duku ,
Hon. Hussein Mar.
Amb. Joseph Malok, Amb.Gorden Buay ,
Hight level South Sudan Government Officials and South Sudanese at Large.


Welcome to the Official website of the Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan in USA. Some sections of this website are still under construction, but will be populated with relevant content soon. Please visit us again at your earliest convenience, and send us your comments or advice on how to improve this website.

On these web pages you will access information about the Embassy’s work, together with a host of useful information on a variety of subjects. Plus, you will access the necessary forms on the Consular Services section, etc. Please visit our Embassy’s Facebook account for more content, i.e. photos and videos.

The Embassy in Washington D. C. extends its services to Canada, as the Head of Mission, H. E. Ambassador Garang Diing Akuong is also the non-resident Ambassador of South Sudan to Canada. The primary functions of the Embassy in both; USA & Canada, includes strengthening Bilateral Relations with the host countries, attracting trade and investment to South Sudan, providing consular services to South Sudanese citizens residing or traveling in USA & Canada, etc.


  1. The Embassy is now ready to receive applications for South Sudan Nationality Certificates & Passports. Therefore, all South Sudanese who do not hold these important identification documents, and wish to do so, are asked to apply;
  2. The Embassy is now compiling a Database of all South Sudanese residing in USA & Canada, for the purposes of ease of contact and improving the provision of consular services, etc. Therefore, all South Sudanese residing or visiting these two countries are asked to please register with the Embassy as soon as possible, at Registration Form.

Thank you for visiting, and please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

South Sudan elevates Buay to deputy head of mission in United States

May 5, 2017 (JUBA)- The ministry of foreign affairs in dissident turned a diehard supporter of President Salva Kiir, to a deputy head of its diplomatic mission in the United States.

President Salva Kiir moved Gordon Buay through a republican order in 2014 to a second grade ambassadorial position after previously appointing him as third grade ambassador in fulfillment of the terms of the agreement which the government signed with a collection of armed groups that responded to a presidential amnesty in 2012, after agreeing to lay down their arms and abandon rebellion in several parts of the country, including Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei states.

Buay, according to a letter dated April 2017, notifies him of his new assignment as the Deputy Head of Mission with effect May 1, 2017.

The letter of assignment seen by Sudan Tribune bears the signature of Lumumba Makelele Nyajok, acting undersecretary at the ministry of foreign affairs.

Nyajok, in the letter, requested Buay to accept the appointment with assurances of support.

Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau Concludes The IMF And The World Bank 2017 Spring Meetings Successfully

Dear all,

Greetings from Washington D.C. USA, April 24, 2017

The delegation of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan led by Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau, Minister of Finance and Planning, comprising of senior officials from the Ministry of Finance and Planning and the Bank of South Sudan has concluded various multilateral and bilateral meetings at the sidelines of 2017 Spring Meetings of International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Bank Group (WBG), in Washington D.C. USA.

According to Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau, Minister of Finance and Planning and the team leader, the delegation had successful engagements with relevant officials representing various departments in the IMF and the WBG, including at senior levels, such as the meeting with the Deputy Managing Director for IMF and Vice President for Africa of WBG.

The delegation also had bilateral meetings with senior officials from the US – State Department and USAID, as well as representatives of other countries to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The delegation briefed the IMF, the WBG and State Department representatives on the current status of South Sudanese economy, including the reform and revitalization agenda, which is now a top priority for the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU), the humanitarian situation in the country and the urgent need to reactivate and where possible, initiate developmental projects in the country. Read More..

Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau Singed Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation in Turkey

Dear all,

Greetings from Ankara, Turkey – April 26, 2017

The South Sudan Minister of Finance and Planning, Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau who is currently in Turkey on an official visit and the Turkish Minister of Economy, H.E. Nihat Zeybekci singed a Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement between the Republic of South Sudan and the Republic of Turkey in Ankara, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

In his remarks during the agreement signing, the South Sudan Minister of Finance and Planning, Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau paid tribute to the leadership of the two friendly countries represented by the two Presidents; H. E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan and H. E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey who have been working very hard to develop bilateral relations between South Sudan and Turkey at the highest level for the benefit of the two friendly people and countries (Turkey and South Sudan). Read More..