Voters, Time is Getting Short!

Voters, Time is Getting Short! U.S. Embassy, Paris  October 16, 2020  Attention voters! Time is getting short. The recommended mailing deadline for overseas ballots has now passed. If you have not yet returned your ballot, please read this message carefully. While each state’s deadline to receive mailed ballots is different, for many states your ballot may not reach …

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U.S. Elections Returning Your Ballot

Returning Your Ballot U.S. Embassy, Paris  October 13, 2020 If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!   Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away!  Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance …

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Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By 

Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By  U.S. Embassy, Paris  September 30, 2020     If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!   Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you …

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COVID-19 Information

The Department of State has issued COVID-19 Traveler Information and advises all U.S. citizens to read the country-specific Travel Advisories  and  U.S. Embassy COVID pages for updates on the impact of COVID-19 worldwide.   Updated October 15, 2020 Country-Specific Information: France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. As of Saturday, October 17, and continuing for at least four weeks,  local curfews have been …

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Update on Travel Restrictions to the United States

March 12, 2020 For the most current information regarding COVID-19, the March 11 Presidential proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit  www.dhs.gov  and  www.whitehouse.gov /. The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and (generally) immediate family members of U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens who have been in the Schengen zone …

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FACEBOOK LIVE CHAT ON VOTING IN THE U.S. ELECTIONS

JOIN U.S. EMBASSY PARIS FOR A FACEBOOK LIVE CHAT ON VOTING IN THE U.S. ELECTIONS on Thursday, February 6, 14:00, https://www.facebook.com/usdos.france/ Want to know more about registering to vote?  Join us on February 6, 14:00 for an online Facebook Chat on voter registration for the U.S. 2020 elections and primaries.  Representatives from the Embassy’s Consular Section will answer …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in U.S. Elections

VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate 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 …

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U.S. Consulate General Marseille, France: Reopening of In-Person Consular Services

Great news everyone! U.S. Consulate General Marseille is pleased to announce the American Citizen Services section will reopen to the public on Monday October 7, 2019. The Consulate will resume all regular services, including passport, citizenship, and notary services. U.S. Consulate General in Marseille suspended in-person consular services in May 2019 to complete security upgrades …

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Travel Advisory for France – Level 2

Current safety and security information and recommendations are provided in our Travel Advisory for France , currently a Level 2 due to terrorism and civil unrest.  The Travel Advisory is reviewed regularly and updated as conditions require.  Our current Level 2 Travel Advisory was most recently updated on April 1, 2019.

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U.S. Embassy Consular Services Days in Bordeaux and Rennes

The U.S. Embassy in Paris, in collaboration with the American Presence Posts in Bordeaux and Rennes, is pleased to announce the provision of off-site consular services:     Bordeaux on April 15, 2019 Rennes on May 6, 2019 1 – Who qualifies for an appointment? If you have a 5-year-passport (minor or first-time adult application) If you are no …

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Changes to French Tax System Affecting U.S. Citizens

The French government announced that on January 1, 2019, it will move to a new income tax withholding system, known as Prélèvement à la Source.  United States citizens working in France may be impacted by this change. You can learn more about the change to France’s income tax system  here . Additional information and frequently asked …

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Traveling to France: Know Before You Go

Can I travel to France with a 12-Page Emergency Passport? No. The Government of France does not recognize the 12-page U.S. emergency passport, issued by U.S. embassies and consulates overseas, as a valid travel document for visa-free entry into France. If traveling on this emergency passport, you may be refused boarding and/or entry by immigration officials. …

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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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