Advisory: Antarctica
Issued by US Department of State

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Reissued with updates to health information.

  • Exercise increased caution in Antarctica due to environmental hazards posed by extreme and unpredictable weather and limited emergency services.
  • The U.S. government is unable to provide consular services to U.S. citizens in the Antarctic Region. The closest U.S Embassies/Consulates are in Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, and South Africa.  U.S. government resources in the Antarctic Region are committed to the U.S. Antarctic Program, per longstanding U.S. policy

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Antarctica.

If you travel to Antarctica:

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Alerts(not set)
Start Date2023-01-19
End Date(not set)
Passport ValidityMust be valid at time of entry (6 month left)
Passport Pages1
Visa Required1
Immunizations(not set)
Currency Restrictions at Border EntryNone
Currency Restrictions at Border Exit(not set)