Americans Helping Americans Abroad

Here is a list of websites providing information about U.S. government services.

Customs -
Information about US Customs regulations and procedures that apply to travelers entering or exiting the United States. You can also find the latest alerts for travelers at this site.

Federal Citizen Information Center -
A treasure trove of information pamphlets and publications available for free download, or to order online! They also have a page of links to just about any government agency or office (consumer-related) you might need.

Internal Revenue Service -
Taxpayer information, including downloadable forms, booklets and instructions. The home page is updated daily with news and general information.

Social Security Administration -
Information about programs, benefits, and an online form for requesting your SSA earnings statement, changes in name or address, or replacing a lost social security card.

State Department -
The State Department website offers a wide range of information of particular interest to Americans living overseas. You can find travel advisories and warnings, information on citizenship issues, finding jobs and studying abroad. And there is a links page giving you access to all the US Embassies and Consulates with websites:

Contacting Elected Officials

Find and Contact Elected Officials -
Suggestions for how to contact your federal, state and local elected officials using a variety of methods.