Temporary Closure of Embassy Consular Services

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy, located at Mejen Weto, Oceanside, will be closed for routine Non-Immigrant Visa and American Citizens Services appointments from April 3, 2018 through April 13, 2018.  Emergency U.S. citizen services will continue during that time. The Consular Section will re-open for routine appointments on April 16th. For questions, please ...
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Important notice: U.S. Citizens

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. Accordingly, the total passport fee for such applicants will increase by ...
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DEATH: Disposition of Remains Report

DATE: September 21, 2017 TO: Department of State – CA/OCS/ACS/EAP FROM: American Embassy, Majuro TAGS: CASC SUBJECT: DEATH: Disposition of Remains Report REF: 7 FAM 260 Part I. Name of Country Marshall Islands Part II. U.S. Embassy Information U.S. Embassy, Majuro Address: Mejen Weto, Long Island, Majuro 96960 Phone: (692) 247-4011 Fax: (692) 247-4012 State Department Country Specific Information State Department Travel Information Register ...
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Primary Elections Begin This Month

Primary Elections Begin This Month – Register and request your absentee ballots for all 2018 elections now at FVAP.gov< http://FVAP.gov > This year the entire House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate are up for election. Don’t miss your opportunity to vote in your state’s primary election as it will determine who is ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections.

VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election ...
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Advisory Message from the Social Security Administration in Manila.

Please be advised that the Social Security Administration – Manila will be closed tomorrow, December 13, 2017 for an offsite event/activity. Regular Operations will resume on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Kindly send/forward inquiries to  FBU.Manila@ssa.gov <mailto: FBU.Manila@ssa.gov
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FVAP Announces Changes to Legacy Electronic Transmission Service for 2018

Beginning January 1, 2018, the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) will provide an email-to-fax conversion service for voters who have difficulty sending election materials to States that do not accept emailed documents. Voters in States that allow for email submission of registration requests, and return of voted ballots, should send those materials directly to their election ...
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2017 – 2018 South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the South Pacific region about the ongoing threat of tropical cyclones affecting the area.  While tropical cyclones in the South Pacific may occur throughout the year, the current South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season begins onNovember 1, 2017, and ends April 30, 2018.  U.S. citizens ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Traveling to Philippines

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to the city of Marawi, Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago including the southern Sulu Sea, and to exercise extreme caution when traveling to other regions of Mindanao, due to terrorist threats, insurgent activities, and kidnappings. Similar threats also occurred throughout the Philippines in 2017. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: World Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated March ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens

Important Notice Regarding Social Security: Starting October 1, 2017, if you reside in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and have questions regarding services provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located in Manila. For more information on their services and how to contact them, please ...
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Notice regarding change to Consular services appointment Calendar.

Starting Tuesday, July 11, 2017 all routine consular services provided at the Embassy of the United States of America in Majuro, the Republic of the Marshall Islands will be conducted on Tuesdays (if a public holiday falls on a Tuesday, appointments will be moved to Wednesday).  Non-immigrant visa appointment slots will be available at 8:30am ...
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Consular Notice: U.S. Embassy American Citizen Services.

The Embassy’s American Citizen Services section will be on Kwajalein to process passport applications and other American Citizens Services. (Bldg 730, Rm 135 (conference room 2) at the following times: 12 July: 0900-1200 and 1300-1700 13 July: 0900-1200 and 1300-1700 If you are applying for new passports, please bring your passport photos with you. 
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Travel Alert – Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2017

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane and Typhoon Season will last through November 2017, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those ...
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NORTH KOREA TRAVEL WARNING

1.The Department of State strongly warns U.S. citizens not to travel to North Korea/the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). U.S. citizens in the DPRK are at serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea’s system of law enforcement. This system imposes unduly harsh sentences for actions that would not be considered crimes ...
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European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.  This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017.  Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ability to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Upcoming Repairs to Fiber Optic Cable Could Disrupt Internet and Telephone Service

United States Embassy Majuro Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Repairs to Fiber Optic Cable Could Disrupt Internet and Telephone Service  December 22, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Majuro informs U.S. citizens living in Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia), the Kwajalein Atoll (Marshall Islands), the Majuro Atoll (Marshall Islands) and throughout the Republic of the ...
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IRS Implementing Significant Changes to Individual Taxpayer Identification Number Program

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is implementing significant changes to the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) program under the PATH Act of 2015 .  The new law means that any ITIN not used on a federal tax return at least once in the last three years will no longer be valid as of January 1, 2017 for use on ...
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EUROPEAN TRAVEL ALERT

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017. Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), ...
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Upcoming Repairs to Fiber Optic Cable Could Disrupt Internet and Telephone Service

United States Embassy Majuro Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Repairs to Fiber Optic Cable Could Disrupt Internet and Telephone Service October 28, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Majuro informs U.S. citizens living in Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia), the Kwajalein Atoll (Marshall Islands), the Majuro Atoll (Marshall Islands) and throughout the Republic of the ...
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Upcoming Repairs to Fiber Optic Cable Could Disrupt Internet and Telephone Service

United States Embassy Majuro Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Repairs to Fiber Optic Cable Could Disrupt Internet and Telephone Service October 14, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Majuro informs U.S. citizens living in Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia), the Kwajalein Atoll (Marshall Islands), the Majuro Atoll (Marshall Islands) and throughout the Republic of the ...
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Temporary Closure of Embassy Consular Services

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy, located at Mejen Weto, Oceanside, will be closed for routine Non-Immigrant Visa and American Citizens Services appointments from October 18th through October 27th.  Emergency U.S. citizen services will continue during that time.  The Consular Section will re-open for routine appointments on November 1st.  For questions, please contact the ...
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High Surf Advisory

Please be aware that NOAA Guam has issued a high surf advisory for Majuro that remains in effect for east-facing reefs. Hazardous surf of 10 to 12 feet will persist along east facing shores through Saturday. The advisory goes on to state that coastal inundation of 1 to 2 feet are possible along east facing shores ...
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