Submitted by Navin Pathak on Sat, 07/29/2017 - 7:15am.
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service that allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
Benefits of this enrollment:
- 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.
- Your family can contact you in case of emergency or if there is a crisis where you are traveling.
Step 1: Register your trip at step.state.gov/step
Step 2: Give the number 1-888-407-4747 (calling from US or Canada) or +1-202-647-5225 (calling from abroad) for Office of Overseas Citizens Services to your family members. These numbers are available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM EST, Monday through Friday
Foreign Nationals including US Citizens, who are visiting India for long term, have to register with Foreigner Regional Registration Offices (FRRO).
FRRO also handle visa renewals as well as permits for Restricted Areas in India.
To find nearest FRRO center, click boi.gov.in/content/frro-contact-list
FRRO Office in Delhi:
East Block-VIII, Level-2, Sector-1, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066.
+91-11-2671-1443, +91-11-2671-3851; firstname.lastname@example.org