News & Events

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: January 19, 2022   ***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered ...
Read More»

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!

Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, request a ballot, and more.  Once you confirm your registration, follow a few simple steps to vote in the ...
Read More»

Passport Fee to Increase on December 27, 2021

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo Date:  December 22, 2021 Event:  On Monday, December 27, the fee for a U.S. passport book will increase by $20.00 for all passport customers.  Effective December 27, the new passport fees will be: Adult renewing a passport – $130 Minor passport (under age 16) – $135 First time adult ...
Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: Multiple demonstrations are planned for Wednesday, December 22, 2021, throughout Kinshasa.  The demonstrations are scheduled to begin at Lemba Terminus, Rond-Point Sakombi in Kitambo, Pascal Market in Masina, and Selembao Market and end at the Tata Raphael Stadium. Other areas of the city are likely to be affected, ...
Read More»