Getting Help Abroad

When traveling abroad and you run into trouble, perhaps you lose your passport or are robbed of all your money, your going to need help.  The easiest way to get help and information on what you should do is by being enrolled in the STEP program.

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country.
STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency.

STEP also allows Americans residing abroad to get routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
Every time you travel outside the country you should register your trip with STEP.  Don't forget to take your user name and password with you so you can access the website from abroad.