Reconstruction of the Somali state and officially resumed operations
- The Embassy of Somalia is the permanent diplomatic mission representing the Federal Republic of Somalia in Washington, D.C. Established in 1960, the Embassy has been instrumental in the reconstruction of the Somali state and officially resumed operations in November 2016 after an extended period of closure.
- The Embassy’s reopening reaffirms the longstanding friendship between Somalia and the United States as we work together to advance peace, and promote bilateral collaboration to mutually advance the interests of our two nations.
- The Embassy serves as a key link between the governments and the peoples of the two countries while facilitating travel and providing resources to those who wish to visit or do business in Somalia.
- The consular section fulfills the vital role of providing an array of services to Somalis living in the United States.