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Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Walk-In Hours to Assist With Completion of Form DS-5528 on April 8 and 9

Subject: Embassy Walk-In Hours to Assist with Completion of Form DS-5528 Evacuee Manifest and Promissory Note The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) currently expected to depart Vientiane around 5:00 p.m. on April 11 for San Francisco, CA.  Exact departure time and routing ...
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U.S. Support for ASEAN in Fighting COVID-19

As the leader in the global health and humanitarian response to COVID-19, the United States has acted swiftly to support our ASEAN partners in combating the COVID-19 virus. Since the outbreak began, the U.S. government has provided approximately $18.3 million in emergency health and humanitarian assistance to ASEAN Member States. Globally, as of March 26, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Leaving Vientiane on April 11 to the United States

The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents that is currently expected to depart Vientiane at around 5:00 p.m. on April 11 for San Francisco, CA.  Exact departure time and routing are subject to change.  All passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. Government for the flight, and a promissory note for approximately $1900 must be signed before ...
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Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos

Location: Laos  Event: Extending Visas in Laos  According to the Lao Department of Immigration, U.S. Citizens seeking to extend visas that have expired due to unforeseen circumstances related to COVID-19 can do so at the Department of Immigration Office in Vientiane.  U.S. Citizens outside Vientiane can request extension at provincial Public Security Offices.  Extension can be requested in one-month increments, at ...
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Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos (April 3, 2020)   Location:Laos   Event: Extending Visas in Laos According to the Lao Department of Immigration, U.S. Citizens seeking to extend visas that have expired due to unforeseen circumstances related to COVID-19 can do so at the Department of Immigration Office in Vientiane.  U.S. ...
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