September 24, 2019 – National Voter Registration Day

September 24, 2019 is National Voter Registration Day! Be a part of this nation-wide movement by using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register to vote, request a ballot, and/or update any contact information. https://www.fvap.gov/r3/fpca/state

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Outreach/Acceptance Events in Switzerland – Fall 2019

  The U.S. Embassy in Bern presents the following Outreach-Acceptance events for U.S. citizens       St. Gallen: Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (by appointment only)   To request an appointment please email: BernConsOutreach@state.gov Location: Bibliothek Hauptpost Gutenbergstrasse 2 9001 St. Gallen Available services: Passport Applications for Children Consular Report of Birth Abroad …

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AlertSwiss App

Disaster can strike at any time. Luckily, there is Alertswiss , a mobile app developed by the Federal Office for Civil Protection to help you plan for and stay safe in an emergency while in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. With Alertswiss , you receive alerts, warnings and information in real time. So that you always know exactly and …

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Top Tips for Americans Visiting Switzerland

Top Tips for Americans Visiting Switzerland Check your passport validity: You will be denied entry into Switzerland if your passport is expired or is expiring soon.  To enter Switzerland or the Schengen area, your passport must remain valid for 90 days after your planned date of departure from the Schengen area.  Before leaving the U.S., …

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Re-Opening of U.S. Consular Agency in Geneva

We are pleased to announce the official re-opening of the Consular Agency in Geneva on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Currently, more than 40,000 U.S. citizens reside in Switzerland, and Swiss authorities estimate over one million U.S. tourists visit Switzerland each year. The agency has previously been offering limited services due to a staffing gap. Keeping …

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