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A Valentines Day message from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

Make sure yours is a happy one! Every week we receive emails from people who have fallen victim to an Internet dating scam.  Victims range in age from teens to the elderly and include both men and women.  We’d like to share the Bureau of Consular Affairs guide to “ 6 signs your lover might…

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Preparing for the 2015 Tax Filing Season!

It’s time to file your 2015 taxes! ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015. There are lots of…

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Worldwide Caution

09 January 2015 – The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need…

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November 19th – 0900

We are now able to receive and transmit emails.  If you have sent us an email in the last few days, please DO NOT send a duplicate, as this will slow our response time. If your question is answered via the Embassy website, you will not receive a response so please ensure that you check…

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November 18th – 0830

Unfortunately, we are still unable to send or receive emails at this time.  Please check the Embassy website – – for information about visas and U.S. citizen services. Remember, if you have an appointment for a passport service today, we cannot accept credit card payments, you will need to bring cash, either U.S. dollars…

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17th November 2014 – 1700

At this time we’re still unable to receive or respond to emails.  If you have carefully checked our website and FAQs for visa information and can’t find an answer to your question, please wait to contact us. Information and FAQs from the Passport and Citizenship Unit is available from our website, here. If you have…

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17th November 2014 – 0900

We’re currently unable to receive or transmit emails. Please take the time to review the information on our website – – and if you still have a question, wait until we’re back online. If you have an appointment with the U.S. Passport and Citizenship Unit today, please note that the only acceptable method of payment…

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Oh Baby! – Our newest citizens

From October 1 2013 to September 30 2014, the U.S. Citizen Services Unit at the Embassy in London registered over 3800 babies and children as U.S. Citizens born abroad.  Ambassador Barzun even welcomed some of our newest citizens personally!  You can see our video of the event here – If you are a U.S.…