Feb 16 2022

Developing Situation in Ukraine

In response to the current situation in Ukraine, Senator Graham would like to provide the following resources if you are an American Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident in Ukraine.  If you are seeking assistance please complete the Department of State Crisis Intake Form and register in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program at the following links:

1. Department of State Crisis Intake Form: https://cacms.state.gov/s/crisis-intake

2. Smart Traveler Enrollment Program: https://step.state.gov/STEP/Pages/Common/Citizenship.aspx

Additionally, for Ukraine related calls we encourage you to contact the Department of State at:

+1-606-260-4379 (overseas)

1-833-741-2777 (toll free U.S. and Canada)

The Department of State strongly recommends that U.S. citizens depart Ukraine immediately as the security situation in Ukraine continues to be unpredictable throughout the country and may deteriorate with little notice.  U.S. citizens planning to depart Ukraine should consult the Department of State guidance on how to cross land borders when departing Ukraine.  The Department of State has stationed support teams near the Ukrainian border in Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, and Moldova to provide assistance to U.S. citizens, and have opened a Welcome Center for U.S. citizens in Poland.  U.S. citizens can seek consular services at Embassies and Consulates in the region listed below, or any U.S. Embassy or Consulate.  Visit the Department of State United with Ukraine website for more information.

U.S. Embassy Poland: https://pl.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Embassy Hungary: https://hu.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Embassy Romania: https://ro.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Embassy Moldova: https://md.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Embassy Czech Republic: https://cz.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Embassy Slovakia: https://sk.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Mission to Germany: https://de.usembassy.gov/services/

U.S. Embassy Lithuania: https://lt.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Mission to the United Kingdom: https://uk.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Mission to Turkey: https://tr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

U.S. Embassy Bulgaria: https://bg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

Additionally, as of February 14, 2022, the United States Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine has closed and all Embassy functions have relocated to Lviv. On February 21, 2022, the Department of State announced that personnel would leave Lviv for security reasons but would regularly return to continue diplomatic services and handle emergencies.  It is important to note that Department of State staff in Lviv will not be able to provide passport, visa or routine consular services. If you have a full validity passport but it expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly by air to the United States until March 31, 2022. Additional information can be found at: Returning to the United States on an Expired U.S. Passport 

If you have additional questions or would like to follow-up on an inquiry submitted to the Department of State, Senator Graham would be happy to assist.  In order to request a follow-up, please contact your regional office in the state.

(803) 933-0112 (Midlands Regional Office)

(843) 849-3887 (Lowcountry Regional Office)

(843) 669-1505 (Pee Dee Regional Office)

(803) 366-2828 (Piedmont Regional Office)

(864) 250-1417 (Upstate Regional Office)

(864) 646-4090 (Golden Corner Regional Office)