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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: June 4, 2021 COVID-19 Testing required for all passengers boarding flights for the United States: TESTING REQUIREMENT All airline passengers to the United States, including U.S. citizens, ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide ...
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World Press Freedom Day

We at the U.S. Embassy Lisbon also recognize the important part that independent media play to achieve a vibrant, resilient democracy. During this month, we will be meeting with several members of the Portuguese press to further our relationship and collaboration efforts. Follow this space to find out more as we update it, and find  here ...
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Earth Day 2021

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection. In 2021, this occasion was marked with the following events happening globally and in the U.S. Embassy in Portugal: Leaders Summit on Climate President Biden made sure the United States rejoined the Paris Agreement on his first day in ...
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Women’s History Month 2021

Every year, March is designated as Women’s History Month by presidential proclamation, and the month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history.  Women’s History Month began as a local celebration in Santa Rosa, California.  The Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women planned and executed a ...
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