Renouncing citizenship

A person wishing to renounce his or her citizenship abroad must appear in person before a U.S. consular officer at a U.S. embassy. Renunciation is irrevocable.

To receive the renunciation documents or to schedule an appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Lome, please send an email to

To apply, a non-refundable renunciation fee of $2,350.00 is payable at the time of submission. We only accept payment by US dollars for this service.