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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

If you plan to vote in the U.S. general election on November 3, 2020, it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait; return your voted ballot right away!  Remember that U.S. embassies and consulates general are not polling places; same-day, in-person voting is not available outside the United States, but you can get assistance in returning your absentee ...
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Health Alert- Changes to Entry into Saudi Arabia

Message for U.S. Citizens – September 17, 2020 Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Event:  The Government of Saudi Arabia announced changes effective September 15 that allow holders of current residence permits (iqamas) with a valid entry/exit visa as well as holders of a valid business or visit visa to enter (including exit and re-enter) Saudi Arabia. The ...
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Health Alert: Opening of online appointment system for American citizen services

Message for U.S. Citizens – September 14, 2020 Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Event:  Beginning the week of September 20, the U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia will reopen the online appointment system for routine passport and consular report of birth abroad services as well as notarial services on the Mission  website .  In March, in an effort to ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Mail your Ballot for the 2020 Election

  Mail your Ballot for the 2020 Election The U.S. general election is on November 3.  While absentee ballots can be mailed to the United States, many states also accept online registration and votes via email.  To learn more about state-specific overseas voting guidelines, registration deadlines, and election dates, please visit  FVAP.gov . If you are mailing your ballot ...
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Health Alert: September Repatriation Flights

Health Alert Message for U.S. Citizens – August 31, 2020 Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Event: Saudia Airlines has announced repatriation flights in September to Washington, DC’s Dulles International Airport (IAD). On September 5 and 12 there are flights from Riyadh and on September 6 and 13 from Jeddah. These are one-way flights with no ...
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