Information for U.S. Citizens in Ukraine

As the situation in Ukraine continues to unfold, we encourage U.S. citizens in Ukraine and family members to review the information provided on this page for resources and contact details for immediate assistance. U.S. citizens in Ukraine should complete  this online form  so that the State Department can communicate with you. U.S. citizens seeking to depart Ukraine can also call …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: July Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2022 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2022 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  in 2022.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy London

Location:  Countrywide Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .​​ Actions to Take: Travelers should AVOID : Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or genital lesions. Contact with dead or live wild animals such as small mammals including rodents (rats, squirrels) and non-human primates (monkeys, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Online Fee Payments Now Accepted for Adult U.S. Passport Renewal Applications

U. S. Embassy London 01/31/2022   ANNOUNCEMENT: Online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications are now accepted in the UK. Paying online allows U.S. citizens to submit their applications via mail without needing to obtain a postal money order or bank draft or having to appear in person at the U.S. Embassy. Qualifying …

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Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!

U. S. Embassy London January 28, 2022   Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state. Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register. Go to FVAP.gov to connect to …

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Travel and Health Alert: U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom

Travel and Health Alert: U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom (November 29, 2021)   Location:  United Kingdom Event:  Travel and Health Alert On 28 November 2021, the United Kingdom updated its COVID-19 testing and quarantine rules for travel to England.  The new rules come into effect on Tuesday, 30 November at 4:00am. There are separate rules …

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Travel and Health Alert: U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom (November 1, 2021)

Travel and Health Alert: U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom (November 1, 2021) U. S. Embassy London November 01, 2021   Location: United Kingdom Event: Travel and Health Alert The Department of State encourages all U.S. citizens to enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security and health updates. On October 25, 2021, the Biden Administration released a …

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Message to U.S. Citizens:  Disruptions in Glasgow and Edinburgh During COP26

Location:  Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) will take place in Glasgow October 31-November 12, 2021.  This may cause disruptions in transportation and other routine public services throughout the Glasgow and Edinburgh metropolitan areas.  Large protests are expected to take place throughout the duration of the conference.  U.S. Consulate …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy London (May 25, 2021)

U. S. Embassy London May 25, 2021   Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy London  Location: United Kingdom Event: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy London, UK

Location: United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Event: CDC To Require Negative COVID Test From Air Travelers From United Kingdom Effective on December 28, 2020, air passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (U.K.) must present a negative COVID test, via PCR or Antigen test, no more than 72 hours before departure from the U.K. to the United States. …

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Security Alert: UK Government Raises National Security Threat Level to Severe

Location: United Kingdom Event: UK Government Raises National Security Threat Level to Severe As a precautionary measure, the government of the United Kingdom raised its national security threat level to severe on Tuesday, November 03.A threat level of severe means that an attack is highly likely. More information about U.K. threat levels is available at the  MI5 website . …

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UK Travel Information following Coronavirus (COVID-19) Proclamation

U. S. Embassy London March 12, 2020 (updated March 17) Entry is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation, of non-LPR foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Area, the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom (March 25, 2020)

Location:  United Kingdom Event:  Health Alert The Department of State encourages all U.S. citizens to enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security and health updates. On March 23, Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined strict new measures to tackle the spread of coronavirus.  The new measures include the closure of shops selling non-essential goods, libraries, playgrounds, outdoor …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom (March 23, 2020)

Location:  United Kingdom Event:  Health Alert The UK Department of Health & Social Care confirmed 5,683 cases of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom as of March 22, 2020. U.S. government personnel are being advised to telework, whenever possible.  In accordance with guidance from local authorities, staff reporting to the U.S. Embassy are strongly advised to …

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Urgent Information for Visa Applicants Regarding Novel Coronavirus

Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy London

Location:  United Kingdom, countrywide Event:  Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness.  For additional information, please read …

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Security Alert from the U. S. Embassy for the Holiday Season 2019

Security Alert U.S. Embassy London November 27 2019 Location:  United Kingdom, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in the United Kingdom remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, …

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Security Alert from the U. S. Embassy for the Holiday Season 2018

Security Alert U. S. Embassy London December 03, 2018   Location United Kingdom, countrywide Event During the holiday season security measures in the United Kingdom remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Edinburgh

Location: Throughout Scotland and U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh Event: Several demonstrations are being planned surrounding the visit of the President of the United States to Scotland on July 13 and July 14, 2018. Several of the events are expected to attract large crowds and there will be road closures in connection with those events. Demonstrations …

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