The State Department advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution because of increased tensions around the world and the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations, or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests.
Online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications begins September 25, 2021. Please see our Passport Renewal Services by Mail and Passport Renewal Services by Drop-Box webpage for more information.
The United States is grateful to the United Arab Emirates for its humanitarian efforts and its gracious offer to facilitate the safe transit of U.S. citizens, embassy personnel, and foreign nationals evacuated from Kabul to third countries. The United States greatly appreciates the Emirati government’s support; it is emblematic of our strong and enduring partnership. We have no higher priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas, including our diplomats and service members in Afghanistan. We thank our Emirati partners for their support in this effort.