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.
The Pre-Flight Zone
What you need to do before travelling to the United Kingdom!
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Visiting Embassy London
Electronic devices such as laptops are not allowed within the Embassy grounds. For a list of prohibited items and storage facilities within the vicinity of the Embassy, please click here.
Large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases or packages classed above cabin-size allowance are also 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 appointment being cancelled.