Government Travel Registration Services

Many government-run websites provide a free travel registration service, letting you register your upcoming trip to a foreign destination. The potential benefits of travel registration are worth the few minutes spent completing the form online:

  • government-travel-registration-abroadYour government will contact the appropriate embassy in your intended destination, letting them know of your imminent arrival.
  • Embassy staff can contact you in the event of a catastrophe, such as a natural disaster or severe civil unrest in your travel destination. They will know you’re in the region and can contact both you and your family in the event of a crisis.
  • After registering, many travel services will contact you with important travel advisories relevant to your destination.
  • Your goverment will contact you in the event of a family emergency back home.

Government Travel Registration Services:

Below is an incomplete list of government-operated travel registration services. If you know of more such services, please add them in the comments section below (ideally with a link to the appropriate page).

  • Canada (Registration of Canadians Abroad)
  • Italy (Segnala il Tuo Viaggio)
  • Spain (Registro en Línea)
  • USA (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP))

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