News & Events

American Consul in Óbidos

 Are you an American Citizen?   The Embassy is pleased to announce that consular staff will be in Óbidos on January 24, 2019 to host a TOWN HALL and to provide the following CONSULAR SERVICES (by appointment only): U.S. passport services Consular reports of birth abroad Notary services If you would like to make an appointment ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert

Location: Announced gathering point in Lisbon includes, but is not limited to, Marques de Pombal.  The 25th of April Bridge, IC19, A1, and A8 roads could be severely impacted. Organizers have also called for demonstrations to take place in Porto, Coimbra, Faro, Portimão, Ovar, V.N. Famalicao, Viseu, Santarem, and Guarda. Event: Demonstrations are expected to ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lisbon, Portugal

Location: Portugal, countrywide Event: During the holiday season, there are ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe. Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets. Actions to take: Exercise ...
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Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

Deadline: February 8, 2019 The U.S. State Department, Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs, and the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon are pleased to announce a summer institute for young Americans and Europeans. The initiative is named after the legendary American statesman and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin, in honor of the inspiration that his own life and ...
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Weather Alert – Azores, Portugal

Location: Flores Island Corvo Island Event:  Storm Diana began to pass through the Azores archipelago starting at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.  The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere has issued a red alert for the westernmost islands of Flores and Corvo.  Sea agitation and rough seas are expected, and are ...
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