Register yourself with the U.S. Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The U.S. Embassy cannot help you during an emergency if they do not know where you are. This free service is for U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad. Benefits of enrolling in STEP:
- Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
- Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, of family emergency.
- Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.