News & Events

Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4

Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! U.S. citizens living overseas are entitled to vote absentee, and the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane can help you submit your ballot this November. If you have never voted while overseas before, it’s not ...
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Travel Advisory & Voting Information– U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos

Event:  Reconsider travel to Laos due to COVID-19.  Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel.  Visit the Embassy’s  website  for more information on COVID-19 in Laos. Information for Voting in U.S. Elections for U.S. Citizens Abroad U.S. Embassy Vientiane is accepting absentee voter registration and ballots to mail to the United States. ...
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Travel Advisory Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Laos due to COVID-19. Read the entire Travel Advisory . Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. Laos has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Laos. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in ...
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Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos

Event: Government of Laos Announces Updated Entry and Exit Regulations The Government of Laos announced new entry and exit regulations to reduce and contain the spread of COVID-19.  These regulations complement the measures that the Government of Laos announced on February 3 and July 29, 2020.  These regulations will be in effect until further notice.  The ...
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Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos

Event: Commercial Flight from Vientiane to Seoul on August 12; Consular Section Open for Limited American Citizen Services (ACS) Appointments; Presidential Proclamations Suspending Entry of Certain Foreign Nationals; Extending Visas in Laos.   Commercial Flight from Vientiane to Seoul on August 12   A private business, TicketLao, has organized a special Lao Airlines flight from Vientiane (VTE) to Seoul ...
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