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Registration as an American Citizen

The State Department recently launched a secure online travel registration website which will allow you, as an American citizen, to record foreign trip and residence information that the Department of State can use to communicate with you and assist you in case of an emergency.

U.S. citizens around the world who travel or reside abroad can access this site either through a link on or directly at We invite you to register yourself and your family and get acquainted with travel registration. If you are already registered with the U.S. Embassy in Muscat, please re-register online to update your records.

The new Internet travel registration service for American citizens allows you to register and update your contact information on the Internet at any time, making it easier for you to keep your information current. The site also provides you with up-to-date travel information customized to your unique travel agenda and itinerary. The information you provide is secured behind Department of State firewalls, accessible only to cleared U.S. government personnel in embassies, consulates, and the Department of State, and releasable only under the provisions of the Privacy Act.

We would appreciate receiving feedback on how you like the new registration site. If you encounter any difficulties or have any questions about the travel registration website, please send an email to  If you have specific questions about your registration with the U.S. Embassy in Muscat please contact us at

Enroll in STEP

  • STEP 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.

    Benifits 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.

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