In the absence of diplomatic or consular relations of the United States of America with the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Swiss government, acting through its Embassy in Tehran, has served as the Protecting Power of the USA in Iran since 21 May 1980. The Swiss Embassy’s Foreign Interests Section provides consular services to U.S. citizens living in or travelling to Iran.
The Swiss Embassy can provide the following services: Reporting the Death of a U.S. Citizen, Passport Services, Report of a Birth Abroad, Local Resources (Notarial Services, Medical Assistance) and Social Security.
For support on the following services, visit Travel.state.gov: Arrest of a U.S. Citizen, Victims of Crime, Citizenship Services, IRS, Veterans Affairs, Voting, Adoption, International Parental Abduction.
The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel warning to American citizens who wish to travel to Iran. We advise you to review it if you intend to travel to Iran.