News & Events

Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Unit visit to Puerto La Cruz on March 19, 2015

Consular officials from the American Citizen Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas will visit Puerto La Cruz on Thursday, March 19, 2015 to provide services to U.S. citizens living in the city and surrounding areas.  U.S. citizens who wish to consult with our consular team during this visit should bring their U.S. passports ...
Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Countrywide Rallies, March 12, 2016

US Embassy Caracas informs U.S. citizens that countrywide rallies are expected to take place on Saturday March 12, 2016.  The opposition rallies in Caracas will commence at 10:00 A.M. Supporters are expected to gather in the following areas: Plaza Brion (Chacaito), Plaza Alfredo Sadel (Las Mercedes), Parque del Este and Calle Elice (Chacao). Also, an ...
Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Receiving Information from the U.S. Embassy American Citizen Services Unit

The American Citizens Services (ACS) Unit would like to remind all U.S. citizens living in Venezuela or traveling to Venezuela that there are many ways to stay informed of developments in Venezuela and services that the ACS Unit provides for U.S. citizens. Enroll with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) We believe that a well-informed ...
Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Tourist Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens Traveling to Venezuela

On March 3, the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC posted updated tourist visa information for U.S. citizens planning travel to Venezuela.  According to the website of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, U.S. citizens should plan to apply for a visa three months in advance of travel.  U.S. citizens should expect to pay $30 for a ...
Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Notifying the U.S. Embassy of Detained or Arrested U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Embassy wishes to call to the attention of U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Venezuela the Government of Venezuela’s recent detention of several U.S. citizens in Venezuela.  Under the Vienna Convention, if you are arrested overseas, you have the option to request that the police, prison officials, or other authorities alert the nearest ...
Read More»