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STEP Program

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
A SERVICE OF THE BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS
U.S. Department of State
 

What is STEP?

  • The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Benefits of Enrolling in STEP

  • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

To register and learn more about STEP, please visit step.state.gov/step/