Consulate of El Salvador Atlanta



El Salvador Consulate in Atlanta

The El Salvador Consulate in Atlanta is an official diplomatic mission of the Republic of El Salvador and was established on February 3rd, 2000. The Consulate oversees consular affairs for citizens and residents living in Georgia. It helps to promote, protect and defend the rights and interests of its citizens living or traveling outside their country.



El Salvador was inhabited by many indigenous tribes before the Spanish arrived. The name El Salvador means The Savior. This is because the country was originally named after Jesus Christ and His mother Mary in 1524 when it was discovered by Spanish explorers on their way to Guatemala. El Salvador became an independent nation on September 25th 182

El Salvador’s current government is a representative democratic republic with a presidential system. The president is both head of state and head of government, elected for a five-year term, renewable once. The legislative branch consists of a unicameral National Assembly which has 84 members who are also elected for five-year terms and can be renominated indefinitely.





Staff from The Consulate in Atlanta

The Consulate in Atlanta is a representative office of El Salvador’s government to facilitate the needs of the Salvadorian community in the greater Atlanta area. The staff at this office will be able to provide information about obtaining a Salvadorian passport or other consular services. The staff at this office can also provide information about other local resources for immigrants and refugees from El Salvador, such as legal assistance, English classes, healthcare, housing opportunities, and more.



Services offered by the Consulate

The Consulate in Atlanta offers a variety of services for all types of visitors including:
1) Passport Services
2) Birth Certificate Requests
3) Visa Applications
4) Notary Services
5) Authentication Services
6) Apostle Certificates

In addition to these services, the consul ado offers its citizens information on their home country through newsletters and publications available at the Consulate or online via their website.



Contact information

The El Salvador Consulate in Atlanta is located at:

431 W. Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite 240
Decatur, GA 30030
Tel: 1 404-873-7200
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8am to 4pm