As You Prepare for Pilgrimage: Travel Related Information

Passport Information for United States Citizens

General Website:

How To Get Your Passport In A Hurry:
Extra pages for your passport:

General Questions: 877-487-2778
Status of: 877-487-2778
Lost/Stolen Passports: 202-955-0430

Telephone Calling Codes for Countries All Over the World

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’recalling from, where you’re calling to, and you’ll know the country codes. They also tell you the local time within seconds!

Health Advisories Related to Travel

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 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.

Evacuation Insurance

We use the Travelers Emergency Network    1-800-275-4836    Collect from around the world 1-603-898-9159.
Fax: 1-410-729-0469 Contact:

There may be other companies that offer the same services.

TEN Members (Members) may call for assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from around the world through On Call’s toll-free telephone numbers, or if necessary, collect. Medical, Legal, Personal and Special Services are available whenever a Member is 100 miles or more from his or her permanent residence or in a foreign country on a covered trip (see General Provisions & Exclusions). Medical Referrals and Information Services are available prior to departure or during a trip.