Returning to the United States on an Expired U.S. Passport:
If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until June 30, 2022. See this page for more information.
Negative COVID-19 Test Required for Entry into the United States
Please see our COVID-19 page for more information on this and other travel requirements.
CDC Policy on Importing Dogs into the United States
If you would like to import a dog to the United States, please review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Notice of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries suspending the importation of dogs from countries classified by the CDC as high risk for dog rabies AND countries that are NOT at high risk if the dogs have been in high-risk countries during the previous 6 months. Eligible individuals can apply for a CDC Dog Import Permit. For more information, please contact CDC or U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Do not bring any electronics (phones, laptops, etc) to the Consular Section. Electronics are not permitted and we do not offer storage. If you bring electronics to your appointment, you will be required to reschedule.
Please arrive on time for your appointment. If you are not on time for your appointment you will be required to reschedule.