Message for U.S. Citizens – Town Hall

All U.S. citizens living in Myanmar are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Yangon on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Ambassador Scot Marciel will provide an overview of current U.S.-Myanmar bilateral relations and will answer questions from the floor. We will also provide information and answer questions about overseas voter registration, U.S. visas, and health and securityissues.  If you have any specific questions or issues that you would like addressed, please let us know by emailing

If you would like to attend the event, please RSVP with your name, passport number, and your place of residence in Myanmar to: Attendance is strictly limited to the first ninety persons who RSVP. The deadline for RSVP’s is 5 p.m., Monday, September 19, 2016, or when the ninety person limit is reached, whichever is soonest.

The event will start at 5:30 p.m. sharp. Visitors should plan to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. for security screening.  Please bring your U.S. passport for entry into the Embassy. Note that large bags or back packs, cell phones, computers, cameras, or electronic items will not be allowed inside the Embassy.

For further information:

  • See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Myanmar Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Myanmar, located at 110 University Avenue, Kamayut Township, at +95 1 536 509, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.  After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +95 (0)9 512 4330, or +95 1 500 547.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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