Traveling Abroad – U.S. Department of State

Please review the following topics provided by the U.S. Department of State regarding traveling abroad:

  • Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency.STEP also allows Americans residing abroad to get routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate .