Consulate of El Salvador los Angeles



El Salvador Consulate in Los Angeles

The Consulate of El Salvador is located in the heart of Los Angeles, CA. It provides a variety of services to citizens and residents, such as passports, visas, notary services and more. The Consulate General of El Salvador in Los Angeles California is a department that belongs to the Embassy of El Salvador in Washington D.C., it has been functioning since September 28th 1977 with the purpose to provide consular assistance to Salvadorans living or travelling abroad.


Services offered by the Consulate

The Consulate offers a wide range of services for those who need assistance, including:

  • Passport and visa issuance – Birth certificate requests – Marriage and civil union registration
  • Driver’s license applicability determination
  • Notarial – Legalization of documents
  • Police certificates
  • Civil registry records requests

The Consulate also offers notary services on Saturdays from 9am to 12pm.


How to apply for a visa to El Salvador

A visa application must be submitted at least one month prior to your date of travel. You can submit your application by mail or by hand-delivery, whichever you prefer. A list of required documents for applying for a visa are listed below. If you have any questions about what documents are needed for your specific situation, please contact us.




Requirements for a visa application

Requirements for a visa application:

  • A completed visa application form;
  • One passport size photo;
  • A valid passport or travel document (must be signed);
  • Two copies of the applicant’s round trip airline ticket;
  • Proof of financial solvency (must show that the applicant has more than $500 USD available);
  • Proof of medical insurance coverage;
  • Authorization letter from employer or university for students and scholars, and/or work permit if applicable.



Location of the Consulate

The Consulate of El Salvador in Los Angeles is located at the following address: 3609 W. Washington Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90018-5209


Contact information for the Consulate

The Consulate can be reached by phone at (310) 575-0134. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information on the Consulate of El Salvador in Los Angeles please visit our website at