Consular Notification and Access

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The CNA Team is in Providence, Rhode Island for the CALEA Conference.  Stop by the booth for info on what to do when you...
07/26/2017

The CNA Team is in Providence, Rhode Island for the CALEA Conference. Stop by the booth for info on what to do when you arrest foreign nationals.

Day 2 of the expo at IACLEA in Milwaukee.  Lots of folks have stopped by the booth to talk and pick up manuals and pocke...
06/24/2017

Day 2 of the expo at IACLEA in Milwaukee. Lots of folks have stopped by the booth to talk and pick up manuals and pocket cards. It's great to see everyone!

Join us for a webinar on consular notification and access for jail administrators and officers.  We'll provide training ...
05/04/2017
Jail Matters

Join us for a webinar on consular notification and access for jail administrators and officers. We'll provide training and answer your questions. Look forward to seeing you at the webinar!

Jail Matters is an independent source of educational webcasts for/about jails and the corrections profession.

02/05/2017

The CNA Team is at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Conference here in Washington, DC. Sheriffs, stop by the booth and pick up copies of the manual, pocket cards, and information on international parental child abduction provided by our colleagues in the Office of Children's Issues.

The CNA Team is at the American Correctional Association Winter Conference in San Antonio, TX!  If you're attending the ...
01/23/2017

The CNA Team is at the American Correctional Association Winter Conference in San Antonio, TX! If you're attending the conference, stop by our booth for information!

The CNA Team is at the CALEA Conference in Baltimore!  Stop by the booth to say "Hi" and pick up manuals and pocket card...
07/28/2016

The CNA Team is at the CALEA Conference in Baltimore! Stop by the booth to say "Hi" and pick up manuals and pocket cards!

The CNA Team is here in Monterey, CA at the National Council for Juvenile & Family Court Judges Annual Conference.  We'r...
07/18/2016

The CNA Team is here in Monterey, CA at the National Council for Juvenile & Family Court Judges Annual Conference. We're delighted to have the opportunity to bring this to the judges' attention.

06/23/2016

Stop by our booth at the IACLEA conference in Phoenix! Pick up CNA manuals and pocket cards. See you there!

04/20/2016

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the American Jail Association webinar yesterday afternoon! We're happy to have the opportunity to provide training.

We had a bit of excitement last night.  Some of the rooms in the hotel lost power.
03/30/2016

We had a bit of excitement last night. Some of the rooms in the hotel lost power.

CALEA conference hotel is right at the famous Arch!
03/30/2016

CALEA conference hotel is right at the famous Arch!

Stop by the State Dept. table to pick up CNA manuals and pocket cards.  We also have info on international parental chil...
03/30/2016

Stop by the State Dept. table to pick up CNA manuals and pocket cards. We also have info on international parental child abduction and human trafficking.

CNA training is at 9:15 a.m and 11:00 a.m. here at CALEA.  If you can't join us, email us at consnot@state.gov for infor...
03/30/2016

CNA training is at 9:15 a.m and 11:00 a.m. here at CALEA. If you can't join us, email us at [email protected] for information about our online training.

03/28/2016

Are you attending the CALEA conference in St. Louis? We'll have two consular notification and access training sessions - at 9:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. both in Grand F. Please join us!

03/21/2016

If you're attending the CALEA conference in St. Louis at the end of this month, be sure to stop by our booth! We'll have CNA manuals and pocket cards, in addition to info on international parental child abduction and human trafficking. See you there.

03/14/2016

The CNA Team is at the ILEETA conference! Stop by and pick up our info on consular notification and access, and international parental child abduction.

03/09/2016

If you're attending the ILEETA conference next week, stop by our table for information on consular notification and access. We'll also have info on international parental child abduction courtesy of the Office of Children's Issues.

02/08/2016

I'm back at the National Sheriffs' Association conference this morning. If you're at the conference, stop by the State Department booth!

Wally Doerge with Sheriff Sam Page at the NSA Winter Conference
02/07/2016

Wally Doerge with Sheriff Sam Page at the NSA Winter Conference

Good morning!  We're here at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Conference.  Very happy to have the opportunity t...
02/07/2016

Good morning! We're here at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Conference. Very happy to have the opportunity to network with the sheriffs and talk about consular notification and access.

02/03/2016

Will you attend the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Conference here in DC? Stop by the U.S. Department of State: Consular Affairs booth to pick up our consular notification and access materials, and information on international child abduction and human trafficking. See you there!

01/26/2016
"It's the Right Thing to Do"

Whether you need a refresher or are initiating a consular notification and access program, be sure to watch our 12-minute training video.

When U.S. law enforcement arrests and detains foreign citizens, it is required by U.S. law that the foreign citizen is given the choice to have his or her co...

01/13/2016

We have added the consular notification statements in Burmese to the web page. We take requests! If you need the statements in a foreign language that isn't currently available, let us know. We can get that for you and you'll help other law enforcement agencies that need it.

Passport Services is pleased to announce an online tool to report lost or stolen U.S. passports.  The lost or stolen pas...
10/13/2015
Lost or Stolen Passports

Passport Services is pleased to announce an online tool to report lost or stolen U.S. passports. The lost or stolen passport is invalidated for travel purposes at the time the online report is submitted.

Immediate reporting of a lost or stolen passport helps to prevent the misuse of this citizenship and identity document and protects against identity theft.

08/24/2015

Did you know that.... Duke Kahanamoku, Olympic champion and expert Hawaiian surfer, served 13 terms as Sheriff of Honolulu from 1932-1961.

08/21/2015

We are very happy to announce that we have the consular notification statements in three new languages: Hebrew, Indonesian and Romanian. All of these were requested by our law enforcement colleagues. If you need the statements in a language that isn't on our web page, feel free to email us at [email protected] and let us know what language you need. We'll do our best to add it to the growing list of statements in foreign languages.

06/26/2015

We are here to help you! The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs not only provides resources for Consular Notification and Access we also offer training for federal, state, and local law enforcement. Please visit us at travel.state.gov/CNA for more on our trainings and workshops.

05/18/2015

Find updated contact information for foreign Embassies and Consulates by visiting: travel.state.gov/cna

Death notifications are vital.  The FBI has developed a new training module: "Death Notification with Compassion - FBI T...
04/29/2015
Death Notification with Compassion

Death notifications are vital. The FBI has developed a new training module: "Death Notification with Compassion - FBI Teams Up with Penn State to Offer Online Training."

FBI, Penn State offer online death notification training for first responders.

04/24/2015
Consular Notification and Access

Did you know that consular notification applies to minors?

Whenever a probate court or other legally competent authority considers appointing a guardian or trustee for a foreign national who is a minor or an adult lacking full capacity, a court official or other appropriate official involved in the guardianship process must inform the nearest consular officers for that national’s country without delay.

Find out about other special circumstances where consular notification and access is applicable by visiting our website: travel.state.gov/CNA

03/25/2015
http://travel.state.gov/CNA

Please visit the resource center at our website: travel.state.gov/CNA to find helpful contact information for foreign embassies and consulates, sample CNA correspondences, and registration information for CNA accreditation training.

What should Consular Notification and Access look like? What’s required of a law enforcement officer when a foreign nati...
01/29/2015

What should Consular Notification and Access look like? What’s required of a law enforcement officer when a foreign national is arrested or detained? Find a quick review of the process in the guide below:

It may be necessary to quaratine a foreign national who has Ebola or may have Ebola.  Quarantine is considered detention...
10/17/2014
Quarantined Foreign Nationals

It may be necessary to quaratine a foreign national who has Ebola or may have Ebola. Quarantine is considered detention for purposes of consular notification. See the link below to our web page for information.

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CA/P, SA-17, 12th Floor
Washington D.C., DC
20522-1712

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General information

If foreign nationals in the United States are arrested or detained, we have a system in place for consular notification.

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

(202) 485-7703

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Consular Notification Manual 2014
CNA pocket cards 2014

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