Other Services for U.S. Citizens
The Embassy's Special Consular Services (SCS) unit provides a variety of emergency and non-emergency services to Americans in England and Wales.
We visit Americans in jail, assist families and friends following the death of a U.S. citizen loved one, offer help to U.S. children and families involved in abduction, custody, support, and other cases, check on the welfare of U.S. citizens in England and Wales, provide routine notary services (by appointment only), can help you register to vote in U.S. elections, and can provide you with information on safety and security in the United Kingdom. Click on any of the categories to the left of this page for more information.
American Citizen Services: Helping Americans Overseas
The American Citizen Services (ACS) section of the U.S. Embassy London provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in England and Wales. Click here to play the video.
The Pre-Flight Zone
What you need to do before travelling to the United Kingdom! Click here to play the video.
Visiting Embassy London
Electronic devices such as mobile phones, Blackberries, iPods, iPads, notebook computers, PDAs, headsets, remote-entry automobile key "fobs" or anything with a power plug or battery are not allowed within the Embassy grounds. The Embassy provides no storage facilities for such devices.
Large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases or packages are not allowed within the Embassy grounds. Please see this PDF file for a list of Left Luggage storage facilities (PDF - 36kb).
Visitors who do not follow these instructions will experience considerable delays at the security check point, which could result in the interview being cancelled.