Exercise increased caution in Antarctica due to environmental hazards posed by extreme and unpredictable weather.
The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Antarctica as the U.S government does not have an embassy or consulate in Antarctica.
Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Antarctica:
The United States does not maintain an embassy or consulate in Antarctica. If you are in need of U.S. consular services while in Antarctica, contact the U.S. embassy or consulate in the country next on your itinerary or nearest to you for assistance.