Passport Information for United States Citizens
General Questions about Passports: 877-487-2778
Status of passports: 877-487-2778
Lost/Stolen passports: 202-955-0430
Travel Advisories for All Countries (issued by U. S. Government)
Dialing telephone numbers in other countries can be quite confusing, but this site makes it easy. With their interactive tool, all you need to do is enter where you’re calling from, where you’re calling to, and you’ll know the country codes. They also tell you the local time within seconds!
Travelers can check the latest health information with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. A hotline at 877-FYI-TRIP (877-394-8747) and a web site at http://www.cdc.gov/travel/index.htm give the most recent health advisories, immunization recommendations or requirements, and advice on food and drinking water safety for regions and countries. A booklet entitled Health Information for International Travel (HHS publication number CDC-95-8280) is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, tel. (202) 512-1800.
Emergency Information During A Crisis
Emergency information concerning Americans traveling abroad may be obtained from the Office of Overseas Citizens Services at (202) 647-5225. For after-hours emergencies, Sundays and holidays, call 202-647-4000.
Travel & Evacuation Insurance
This is worth considering depending on your destination(s). We have used various companies over the years. The best choice depends on your personal circumstances. Your insurance agent may be able to steer you to the best policy.