US Citizens Traveling Abroad: Emergency Contact Information

Its vacation time and everyone’s excited. From packing to planning it’s a trip to just get to the place your departing from. The excitement of being in a foreign land and soaking up the exceptional culture will make memories that last an eternity. To travel outside your normal everyday life is a journey that must be planned carefully and appropriately for your destination. Over 800 million people travel to foreign countries and about 3000 Americans are arrested every year in those countries. The standards of security are different from country to country, which increases the risk crime to an American tourist. Its essential to be aware of the countries laws and regulations you intend to visit. The following resources provide tips, regulations, requirement information for a safe trip abroad.

Emergency Services

Citizenship and Nationality


Road and Railroad Safety Overseas

Property Disputes

International Adoption

International Parental Child Abduction

Additional Resources