COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

U.S. Citizen Travelers: Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest U.S. Embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM . Last updated: 9/19/2022 ***Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status …

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Important Upcoming U.S. Midterm Elections Reminder!

Important Upcoming U.S. Midterm Elections Reminder! As a U.S. citizen residing overseas, you are still eligible to vote. If you plan to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, it is important to ACT NOW!  Remember the U.S. Embassy is not a polling place; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States. Many states require voted ballots to reach …

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Negative COVID-19 test no longer required for travel to the United States

As of 12:01AM ET on June 12, 2022, CDC will no longer require air passengers traveling from a foreign country to the United States to show a negative COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board their flight. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is still required for entry. For more information, see  Rescission: Requirement for Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Result or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19 for all Airline or Other Aircraft Passengers Arriving into the United States from Any Foreign Country . ​ …

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U.S. Embassy in Stockholm Closed for Routine Citizenship Appointments from January 18 until February 8

The Consular section of the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will close for critical renovation work on Monday, January 18.  We will resume limited routine passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad services on Monday, February 8.  We regret the inconvenience caused by this temporary closure and will process cases as quickly as possible when we …

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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Washington DC, January 21, 2016 The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining …

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