U.S. Embassy in Nepal, Foreign Embassies
The goal of the United States Embassy is to promote peace and a democracy within Nepal. The United States Embassy also works to gain the support of the Nepali government in global issues. Together the countries work to fight terrorism, the control of drug trafficking and environmental protection. But first and foremost, the U.S. Embassy in Nepal serves to provide support in a number of areas to United States citizens.
The U.S. Embassy in Nepal is located in the city of Kathmandu, and has various divisions that focus on different aspects of the embassy’s mission. The Consular Services section is there to provide United States citizens information regarding the laws, culture, traditions, customs, destinations and safety advise. They are also able to assist in the renewal and application for passports and visas, voting from outside the United States, birth registration, adoptions, marriage in Nepal and emergency services. When looking at emergency services, the Embassy of the United States is able to provide listings of medical centers and doctors, assist during injury, death or illness, and during natural disasters or civil unrest. If an American citizen is detained or arrested the embassy can contact family and friends on the detainee’s behalf and recommend a lawyer at their own expense. The Embassy of the United States in not able to negotiate release, prison accommodation or participate in any matters relating to the courts.
The U.S. Embassy requests that all United States citizens read the safety updates on their website, or contact them directly for recent news. It is also extremely important to register their presence in the country with the embassy in case of emergency.
Please note: Contact details are subject to changes