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Living in the UK

Our Guidebook to Living and Traveling in the United Kingdom (PDF - 1.4Mb) is designed to assist U.S. citizens with a variety of administrative and personal matters.  The Guidebook is a 165-page Adobe PDF document and requires the free Acrobat Reader software. 

In addition, we have the following resources to assist U.S. citizens in England and Wales.  We hope that you find the information useful.  

If you do not have the Acrobat Reader software installed, you can download it for free.



Education and Organizations

Adobe Reader

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    All downloadable documents on this page are provided in PDF format.  To view PDFs you must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.  You may download a free version by clicking the link above.

STEP Program

  • Our free app for smartphones
    Smart Traveler
    The Department of State's App for iPhone and Android, Smart Traveler, invites you to see the world with easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel
    alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more. Click here to get it !
  • Safer Traveller Enrollment Program

    If you are a U.S. Citizen currently traveling abroad, you may wish to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.  You can do so through the Department of State's STEP system.