Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

What is STEP?

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Benefits of Enrolling in STEP

  • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

How do I enroll?

To enroll in STEP, visit the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program website.  You will find instructions on creating an account to help you stay informed, stay connected and stay safe.

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Stay Informed, Stay Connected, Stay Safe- with STEP