In Case of an Arrest Overseas: Ask the prison authorities to notify the U.S. embassy or consulate. Reach out to the closest U.S. embassy or consulate to let us know of the arrest. Consular Assistance to U.S. PrisonersWhat is locked up abroad?
provider-logo browse Live TV account Locked Up Abroad Dream adventures turn into hellish nightmares for the travelers featured in this series, which recounts through first-hand interviews and re-enactments their experiences of being arrested in a foreign country for drug smuggling, and how they coped with the resulting lengthy prison terms. ABOUTWhat is the US government doing to help US citizens incarcerated abroad?
One of the highest priorities of the Department of State and U.S. embassies and consulates abroad is to provide assistance to U.S. citizens incarcerated abroad. The Department of State is committed to ensuring fair and humane treatment for U.S. citizens imprisoned overseas.How do I travel to another country if I am in prison?
For more information on a specific country’s laws, contact that country’s nearest embassy or consulate in the United States before you travel. Ask the prison authorities to notify the U.S. embassy or consulate.