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U.S. Department of State

The Department of State advises the President and leads the nation in foreign policy issues. The State Department negotiates treaties and agreements with foreign entities, and represents the United States at the United Nations.

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Department of State (DOS)


Contact the Department of State

Help for Americans During a Crisis Abroad

Local Offices:

Foreign Embassies in the United States

U.S. Embassies World-Wide

Find the Passport Agency Near You

Main Address:

2201 C St., NW
Washington, DC 20520

Phone Number:



1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay Service)


U.S. Department of State Form Finder

Government branch:

Executive Department

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Consular Electronic Application Center

Entry Process for Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) program

Check Status of Diversity Visa Lottery Application 

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