U.S. Consulate General Dubai Open House for U.S. Citizens

Dear U.S. citizens: Greetings from the American Citizen Services Unit at U.S. Consulate General Dubai! U.S. citizens and their immediate family members are invited to an Open House on September 28, 2019.  Come join us to learn about services available to U.S. citizens, voting overseas, studying in the U.S., and visa information for the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens

Message for U.S. Citizens – U. S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai Location: United Arab Emirates, countrywide Event:  The U.S. Embassy/Consulate General in the UAE advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in the region.  U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness. Worldwide Caution …

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SCAM ALERT-Phone Spoofing!

It has come to the attention of the U.S. Mission in the UAE that fraudsters masquerading as embassy/consulate officials are making calls to the general public from the number 02-414-2200 and asking them to deposit money in different accounts for consular services. The general public is hereby informed that the Embassy/Consulate does not make such calls. The …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: New Requirement for UAE Employment-based Residency Permits

American Citizen Services would like to inform all U.S. citizens residing in the UAE of recent changes to the UAE residency permit application process. Applicants for employment-based UAE residency permits are now required to provide “Certificates of Good Conduct.” This policy went into effect on February 4, 2018. UAE officials have confirmed the following details: …

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Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice.  The Travel …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminders for New Year’s Celebrations

The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General in Dubai would like to remind U.S. citizens of the continuing need to implement sound personal security practices as they go about their daily lives and also as they celebrate the New Year. U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Citizens Traveling to Turkey

Effective October 8, the Government of Turkey suspended visa services to U.S. citizens, to include the issuance of physical “sticker” visas at the Turkish Embassy and Consulates in the United States and the online Turkish electronic visa (otherwise known as an e-visa). At the present time, U.S. citizens are no longer permitted to apply for …

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