Welfare & Whereabouts

If family or close friends of an American citizen, believed to be in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, become concerned about the citizen’s welfare or whereabouts, they can request the U.S. Embassy assistance in locating the citizen. If the US Citizen is believed to be in Dubai or the Northern Emirates, you need to contact the U.S. Consulate-General in Dubai. Please note that if the citizen is located and he/she is over the age of 18, he/she must provide a Privacy Act waiver before the U.S. Embassy or Consulate General can provide information to third parties.