Visit the STEP home page on the U.S. Department of State websiteand create a username and password. Step 2 Fill out an online itinerary with your arrival and departure dates, as well as the addresses and phone numbers for all places where you’ll be staying.
Where can I find contact information for foreign embassies and consulates?
You can find contact information for the foreign embassies and consulates on our web page. If a foreign national is medically detained for a contagious disease, it is necessary to notify the foreign embassy or consulate. See our information on notification for medical detentions/quarantine.
How to notify a foreign embassy of an arrest or detention?
? Notify that country’s nearest embassy or consulate, without delay, of the arrest or detention. We maintain contact information for foreign embassies and consulates in the U.S. Use the Suggested Fax Sheet for Notifying Consular Officers of Arrests or Detentions.
How to notify the foreign consular officers of your immigration status?
If you used fax or email to notify the consular officers, you should keep the fax confirmation sheet or sent email in your records. ? Any other relevant actions taken. These steps should be followed for all foreign nationals regardless of their immigration status. Notify the foreign embassy or consulate.
What should I do Before I travel to the US Consulate?
Confirm the details of your trip to save and send the information to the consulate. In addition to registering with the consulate, leave photocopies of your passport with family and/or friends back home along with itinerary information so they know where you are during your trip. Tom Ryan is a freelance writer, editor and English tutor.
What is the step process?
The U.S. Department of State is committed to ensuring that any personal information received by our overseas U.S. embassies and consulates via the STEP process, whether in person or otherwise, is safeguarded against unauthorized disclosure. The data that you provide the U.S. Department of State is subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act (5 USC 552a). This means that the U.S. Department of State will not disclose the information you provide us in your STEP application to any third parties unless you have given us written authorization to do so, or unless the disclosure is otherwise permitted by the Privacy Act. For additional information, please see the Department of State’s website .
What is smart traveler?
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program is a free service that allows U.S. citizens traveling or living abroad to receive the latest security updates from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
Does the Department of State have responsibility for the quality of services provided by the entities or individuals whose names appear on the?
The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on or are linked to the above page. Inclusion of private groups on this page is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. The order in which names appear has no significance. The Department is not in a position to vouch for the information.
How Do I Book Shore Excursions on Holland America Panama Canal Cruise?
The Panama Canal, a man-made connection between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, is in the center of the county of Panama. Holland America offers a number of cruises from the United States to the Panama Canal, ranging from 10 days to one month. Shore excursions on these trips include opportunities to explore parts of Colombia, Panama, the Bahamas, Costa Rica and Mexico. You can book your choice of shore excursions after you complete your main cruise booking.
How to book a Panama Canal cruise?
Book your Panama Canal cruise through a travel agent or the Holland America Lines website. Review which shore excursions are available on each Panama Canal cruise by visiting the Holland America website, selecting "Panama Canal" as the destination , clicking "Cruise Details and Availability" under the cruise of your choosing and clicking the "Shore Excursions" tab.
Why add your email to the step email list?
Add your email to the STEP email list for each country that you’re visiting. This ensures that you receive travel warnings and alerts relevant to your destinations.
Do you leave photocopies of passport with family?
In addition to registering with the consulate, leave photocopies of your passport with family and/or friends back home along with itinerary information so they know where you are during your trip.
Where to find the step home page?
Visit the STEP home page on the U.S. Department of State website and create a username and password.
Who is Tom Ryan?
Tom Ryan is a freelance writer, editor and English tutor. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in English writing, and has also worked as an arts and entertainment reporter with "The Pitt News" and a public relations and advertising copywriter with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
What to do if a legal representative was previously designated to a case?
If a legal representative was previously designated to a case, please also submit the petitioner or beneficiary’s original, notarized letter instructing us to remove the previous legal office from our record.
What is a G-28 form?
Submit the representative’s original form G-28 (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative) or form G-28I (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney in Matters Outside the Geographical Confines of the United States) as applicable. For further information and instructions on how to complete the forms, please visit the USCIS website.
Can my spouse immigrate to the US?
If your spouse or children cannot immigrate to the United States with you when you immigrate, they may be eligible for follow-to-join status so they can travel at a later date.