Need to find U.S. Government information and services in Spanish? You've come to the right place! GobiernoUSA.gov is the U.S. Government's official portal in Spanish and offers current and authoritative information on federal, state, and local government programs and services in areas such as immigration, federal benefits, employment, business, housing, education, health, nutrition, and safety, and many more.
Launched as FirstGov en español in April 2003, GobiernoUSA.gov offers Spanish speakers easy access to official information and services from the U.S. Government in their language. The site is part of USA.gov, the official web portal of the U.S. Government, managed by the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies (OCSIT) of the General Services Administration (GSA). In addition, OCSIT operates and maintains a toll-free National Contact Center, an e-mail response system, and a print publications center. To learn more about USA.gov, visit About Us.
GobiernoUSA.gov is part of a broader effort of the U.S. Government to ensure that people with low English proficiency can have meaningful access to important government programs and services. This effort is based on the Presidential Executive Order titled "Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency." To read more about this initiative, visit the Low English Proficiency website.
In support of this effort, GobiernoUSA.gov has as its goals:
- To facilitate access for people with low English proficiency to government information and services, such as applying for benefits, locating health information, and completing government forms;
- To serve as an educational tool for Spanish-speakers to learn about the U.S. Government, its programs, and services;
- To provide resources for educators who work with students learning both English and Spanish;
- To highlight current government initiatives that benefit the Hispanic community; and
- To strengthen the quality of Spanish-language information and services available on U.S. Government websites.
Easy Access to Government Information and Services
GobiernoUSA.gov is organized into topics so you can easily find information and services without having to know how the U.S. Government is organized or the names of government programs. You can find information in Spanish on a broad range of topics, such as:
and much more or read the articles written by the Government about current topics of interest to the Hispanic community. You can also complete online services, in Spanish, such as checking the status of your immigration case and applying for student financial aid, among others. You can also subscribe to receive free email updates on the topics of your interest or subscribe to the RSS feed and keep up to date with the latest news.
To find information from a specific government agency, just use our easy Index of Federal Government Agencies. GobiernoUSA.gov also links to a growing number of state and local government websites in Spanish. You can also search through thousands of Spanish-language federal and state web pages—just by typing in any Spanish word or phrase in the box marked "Búsqueda."
Information Through Our Social Media Channels
GobiernoUSA.gov provides other convenient ways to deliver the official information that you need. You can connect with Government through our pages in Facebook and Twitter or watch videos on our YouTube channel.
Contact us through e-mail or telephone if you have a question about GobiernoUSA or the Government in general; you will receive assistance in Spanish.
GobiernoUSA.gov links to websites that provide useful, timely, user-centered government information and services consistent with our linking policy.
Privacy and Security
GobiernoUSA.gov has a clear privacy and security policy: we will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide the information to us.