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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai

Plan Ahead – Scheduling Delays for Passport Renewal Services – U.S. Mission UAE The U.S. Mission to the United Arab Emirates (U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai) is experiencing significant demand for passport renewal services. At this time, the earliest available appointments for passport renewal services are mid-April at both U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai.  (An additional 2-4 weeks ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai

(January 26, 2021) The Consular Sections in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will accept and mail ballots for U.S. citizens registered in Louisiana’s 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts which are conducting special primary elections on March 20, 2021, to fill vacancies.  Information regarding special primary elections, including registration and voting deadlines, can be found at FVAP.gov . ...
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U.S. Citizen Alert: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 24, 2021) Location: Worldwide: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event: Effective January 26, all ...
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FAQs Regarding PP 9645 and PP 9983

On January 20, President Biden revoked Proclamations 9645 and 9983, which had restricted issuance of visas to individuals from several countries. What countries were impacted by the Proclamations? Certain applicants from the following countries had been, but no longer are, ineligible for visas under Proclamations 9645 and 9983:  Burma, Eritrea, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Nigeria, North ...
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