For Emergencies involving U.S. citizens in Tunisia, e.g. death, arrest, or serious medical emergency please use the following contact numbers.
During normal business hours (Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm), please call +216-71-107-000. Press “0” for the operator and ask for American Citizen Services and state that you calling regarding an emergency. Tunisia is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST) or 5 hours ahead of eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Other times (before 8:00 am or after 5:00 pm or on weekends or holidays), please call +216-71-107-000. Press “0” for the operator and ask for the Embassy Duty officer. Please state that you are calling regarding an emergency and be prepared to provide a phone number where you can be reached.