Nationwide Demonstrations and Strikes by Major Transportation Unions in France

U.S. Embassy, Paris Nationwide Demonstrations and Strikes by Major Transportation Unions in France:  Air France, French National Railway Networks and Civil Service Employees April 4, 2018 Transportation unions in France have called for nationwide strikes and demonstrations which are affecting the nation’s railway system and local transport lines, including the métro and bus system in ...
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Passport Execution Fee Increase

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. Customers applying with the DS-11 ...
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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France March 20, 2018 Location:  Nationwide demonstrations and strike by major transportation unions, Air France pilots, and civil service employees. Event:  Transportation unions in France have called for a nationwide strike and demonstrations on March 22, 2018, which could affect the nation’s railway system and local transport lines, including ...
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Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ...
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Worldwide Caution Issued December 6, 2017

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.  The U.S. Embassy in France reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal ...
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European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the ...
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Consular Services Day in Rennes on February 3, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Paris, in collaboration with the American Presence Post in Rennes is pleased to announce the provision of off-site consular services on February 3, 2017. Applicants for first passports, passport renewals, report of births, and notarial services must schedule an appointment through the Embassy in order to receive services at the off-site location. Appointments ...
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