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American Embassies and Consulates

If you encounter serious legal, political, health or economic problems, the U.S. embassies and/or consulates can offer limited assistance. They can, for example, provide you with a list of local attorneys and physicians; contact next of kin in the event of an emergency or serious illness; contact friends or relatives on your behalf to request funds or guidance; provide assistance during civil unrest or a natural disaster; and replace a lost or stolen passport. Please understand that they are the primary sources for information about where to obtain advice; however, embassies and consulates don't give advice.

U.S. embassy online registration

Registering with the embassy is extremely important and should be done online before you leave the country.

Search by host country to find the address of the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.