Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Odesa on November 18, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Odesa in the evening on Monday, November 18, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site. These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  renewal applications. In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you have photocopies of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Uzhhorod on November 19, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Uzhhorod in the evening on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Vinnytsia on October 28, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Vinnytsia in the evening on Monday, October 28, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Dnipro on October 24, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Dnipro in the morning on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Kherson on Thursday, October 24

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Kherson in the morning on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Mykolaiv on Wednesday, October 23

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Mykolaiv in the morning on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (October 14, 2019)

Location: Shevchenko Park to Maidan Nezalezhnosty, Ukraine Event: On October 14, there are plans for a large protest, which coincides with the celebration of Ukrainian Defenders Day.  The protest is currently scheduled to begin at Shevchenko Park (across from the University) at approximately 1600 and then move to Independence square (Maidan Nezalezhnosty).  Over 5,000 individuals are …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Odesa on Tuesday, October 15

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Odesa in the evening on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you have photocopies of all …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular visit to Odesa on October 9, 2019, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk on October 10, 2019

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular visits to Odesa on October 9, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk on October 10. Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Odesa, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens.  The Odesa visit will be in the morning on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The Ternopil visit will be in the …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (October 3, 2019)

Location: Ukraine, countrywide Event: Over the last 24 hours, protestors in Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv, and other cities have held peaceful demonstrations regarding recent government discussions on the war in eastern Ukraine.  In Kyiv, the protests have been concentrated at Independence Square (also known as Maidan Nezalezhnosti), the Presidential Administration building located at Bankova 11, and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Lviv on October 2, 2019

Event:  A U.S. Consular officer will visit Lviv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you have photocopies of all …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Chernivtsi on October 03, 2019

Event:  U.S. consular officer will visit Chernivtsi in the morning on Thursday, October 03, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you have photocopies of all …

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Demonstration Alert — U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (August 9, 2019)

Location: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine Event: On August 12, a group of demonstrators plans to gather outside the U.S. Embassy, which is located at 4 Igor Sikorsky St. in Kyiv. Expect heavier than normal police, crowds, traffic congestion, and delays in the area. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (August 2, 2019)

Location: Throughout Ukraine Event:  ISIS and other extremist groups tend to use holiday periods to further their agenda and conduct attacks.  Holidays, and the period leading up to that holiday, can be targeted.  During the month of August, the Islamic holiday of Eid-al Adha (August 11-12) and Ukrainian Independence Day (August 24) are examples.  Locations …

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Security Alert — U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (July 19, 2019)

Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide           Event:  Parliamentary elections in Ukraine will take place on July 21.  The risk of violence is heightened during election periods, and in the lead-up to previous elections some election-related demonstrations have resulted in violence. Actions to Take: Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Expect heavier than normal …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular visit to Cherkasy on July 12, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Cherkasy in the morning on Friday, July 12, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Odesa on June 27, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Odesa in the evening on Thursday, June 27, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (June 07, 2019)

Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide  Event:  Parliamentary elections in Ukraine are expected to occur July 21.  The risk of violence is heightened during election periods, and in the lead-up to previous elections some election-related demonstrations have resulted in violence. Actions to Take: Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Expect heavier than normal police presence. Expect street …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (May 23, 2019)

Location: Ukraine, countrywide Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv advises U.S. citizens of a growing crime trend across Ukraine.  Foreign visitors report being befriended by a previously unknown individual and subsequently becoming ill and/or unconscious after having a drink, and then being robbed. The perpetrator may initially make contact with victims by claiming to be …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (May 08, 2019)

Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide Event:  Starting on May 8 and continuing through May 12, numerous events and marches are scheduled throughout Ukraine during the Victory Day holiday weekend.  These events are expected to attract anywhere from 5,000 to well over 100,000 people. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. Expect heavier than normal …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Uzhhorod on May 17, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Uzhhorod in the morning on Friday, May 17, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you have photocopies …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (April 26, 2019)

Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide Event:  There has been an uptick in unconfirmed bomb threat reports around Ukraine, including airports, government buildings, and several metro stations. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds. Expect heavier than normal police presence. Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches. Be aware of your surroundings. Follow local law enforcement instructions. Monitor …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Lviv on April 24, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Lviv in the morning on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Poltava on April 18, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Poltava in the evening on Thursday, April 18, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Kamianets-Podilskyi on April 8, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Kamianets-Podilskyi in the evening on Monday, April 8, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens.  The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (March 21, 2019)

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event:  On Saturday, March 23, a Ukrainian nationalist group plans to demonstrate at Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square (also known as Independence Square), located on Khreschatyk Street near the city center.  This group has been linked to violence and public disorder, including clashes with police; earlier this week, members attacked police during a demonstration …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (March 15, 2019)

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event:  On Saturday, March 16, a Ukrainian nationalist group plans to demonstrate at Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square (also known as Independence Square), located on Khreschatyk Street near the city center.  This group has been linked to violence and public disorder, including clashes with police.  Large crowds are expected in the area. Actions to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (March 7, 2019)

Location: Ukraine – countrywide  Event:  On Sunday, March 31, Ukrainians will vote in a nationwide presidential election. In the lead up to the election, rallies and large crowds are expected throughout the country. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. Expect heavier than normal police presence. Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches. Be aware of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Kharkiv on February 12, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Kharkiv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens.  The Kharkiv visit will be in the evening on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 25, 2019)

Location: Odesa, Ukraine Event: Ukrainian law enforcement agencies are investigating improvised explosive device attacks that took place in the Arcadia area of Odesa on January 21 and 22, 2019.  The attacks injured one individual and caused considerable damage.  The U.S. Embassy believes these types of criminal attacks are likely to recur, and they could affect …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 22, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 22, 2019) Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event: Today, January 22, 2019, marks the 100th anniversary of the unification of eastern and western Ukraine. Numerous Unity Day events throughout Kyiv are expected to create heavier than normal vehicle and pedestrian congestion. Delays and increased security are anticipated throughout the …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide Event:  On Saturday, December 15, a vote regarding autocephaly for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will take place at the St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv (Volodymyrska St., 24). Large crowds are expected in the area. Crowds and protests are also expected at other religious sites throughout the country. Actions to Take: Avoid …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (3 December 2018)

Location: Ukraine, countrywide  Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Ukraine remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by Westerners. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Consular Visits to Rivne and Uzhhorod on Thursday, Dec. 6

Event:  U.S. consular officers will visit Rivne and Uzhhorod to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The Rivne visit will be in the evening on Thursday, Dec. 6; the Uzhhorod visit will be in the morning on Thursday, Dec.6. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site. These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

November 27, 2018 Location: Ukraine, countrywide Event: The Ukrainian parliament approved November 26 a 30-day period of martial law effective November 28 at 14:00 for 10 regions of the country, including: Vinnitsya Luhansk Mykolaiv Odesa Sumy Kharkiv Chernihiv Kherson Donetsk Zaporizhzhya The U.S. Embassy is evaluating how this martial law might affect the relevants regions. …

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Alert: Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (November 26, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (November 26, 2018)  Location: Ukraine, countrywide  Event:  A violent protest took place at the Russian Embassy in Kyiv (Povitroflots’kyi Ave. 27) last night following an incident in the Azov sea between Ukrainian and Russian naval forces. Protestors clashed with police and burned tires and a vehicle. Protests continued …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Odesa on Nov. 2, 2018

Event:  Next week, a U.S. consular officer will visit Odesa to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens.  The Odesa visit will be in the morning on Friday, November 2, 2018. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visits to Ivano-Frankivsk and Lviv

Event:  Next week, a U.S. consular officer will visit Ivano-Frankivsk and Lviv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The Ivano-Frankivsk visit will be in the morning on Tuesday, Oct. 30; the Lviv visit will be in the morning on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Ternopil, October 10, 2018

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Ternopil to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens.  The Ternopil visit will be in the morning on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Odesa, October 4, 2018

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Odesa to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens.  The Odesa visit will be in the evening on Thursday, October 4, 2018. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine Message for U.S. Citizens Embassies and consulates are not polling places. Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 6th.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2018 U.S. elections should already …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Lviv on September 26, 2018

The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you have photocopies of all your originals and translations with you. If you need a passport for someone  under the age of 16 , please understand that in almost every …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (August 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (August 22, 2018) Location: Kyiv, Ukraine  Event:  Ukrainian Independence Day is Friday, August 24.  There are numerous events planned throughout Kyiv in celebration of this holiday, including a parade on Khreshatyk Street Friday morning. Expect a heavier than normal police presence in the vicinity of these events. Also expect …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Dnipro on August 27, 2018

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Dnipro to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The Dnipro visit will be in the evening on Monday, August 27, 2018. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition to any required documents listed on …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Kharkiv on August 16, 2018

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Kharkiv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The Kharkiv visit will be in the evening on Thursday, August 16, 2018.  The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition to any required documents listed on our  website

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (June 15, 2018)

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event:  The KyivPride March will take place in central Kyiv on Sunday, June 17, 2018. The march is expected to begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. near the Teacher’s House, at the crossroads of Volodymyrska and Khmelnytskoho streets.  The march will end near Lva Tolstoho Square/metro station at approximately 11:30 a.m. Local press …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Odesa on June 13, 2018

Event: A U.S. Consular officer will visit Odesa to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens in Odesa and the surrounding areas on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The Consular Officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site. These include notary services and acceptance of passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad applications. In addition to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular visit to Lviv on June 7, 2018

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Lviv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens in Lviv and the surrounding areas on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition to any …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (May 18, 2018)

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine  Event: The 2018 UEFA Champions League Final will take place in Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium (“NSC Olympiyskiy”) on Saturday, May 26, 2018. The accompanying UEFA Champions Festival is scheduled for May 24 through May 27 in downtown Kyiv. More than 100,000 visitors are expected in Kyiv. Authorities anticipate crowds and congestion around NSC …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location: Ukraine, countrywide Event: Tomorrow, May 9, there are numerous events planned throughout Kyiv and in major cities throughout the country in commemoration of Victory Day. Expect a heavier than normal police presence in the vicinity of these events. Also expect to encounter additional street closures, restrictions, and searches of persons and bags near demonstrations. Note that even …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Warden Recruitment

Event: Kyiv’s American Citizen Services unit is in the process of updating our network of Wardens to ensure that we are able to communicate as effectively as possible with U.S. citizens in the event of an emergency. We are looking for volunteers to serve as Wardens in various regions of Ukraine. Note: If you had …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular visit to Kharkiv on March 29, 2018

Event: A U.S. Consular officer will visit Kharkiv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens in Kharkiv and the surrounding areas on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition to …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Event: A U.S. Consular Officer will visit Kharkiv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens in Kharkiv and the surrounding areas on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Consular Officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site. These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition to …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (February 16, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Kyiv, Ukraine: Maidan Nezalezhnosti Shevchenko Park St. Sophia Square Event: A variety of celebratory events are expected to take place in and around Maidan Nezalezhnosti each day and evening from Sunday, February 18 through Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  These events are scheduled to …

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Alert: Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 31, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 31, 2018) Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv advises U.S. citizens of a recent increase in reports of criminals targeting unsuspecting visitors to Ukraine, luring them with promises of cheap lodging and/or companionship. The criminals then forcibly abduct the visitors and proceed to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 Elections

VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for House and Senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular visit to Kharkiv on January 25th, 2018

Event: A U.S. Consular officer will visit Kharkiv to provide routine consular servicesto U.S. citizens in Kharkiv and the surrounding areas on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.. The Consular Officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition to any …

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