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    Embassy to host 'Let's Go America!'

    The U.S. Embassy will from October 28-30 host the public showcase “Let's Go America!” at Times Square Mall and will promote higher education opportunities, travel, business, culture, and more.

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    Embassy Celebrates Independence Day

    SEP 21 - U.S. Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Craig Allen hosted a reception to celebrate the 240th Independence Day of the U.S. with the theme of “Celebrating America: The Birthplace of Jazz.”

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  • PAO Catherine Muller at the EducationUSA INteractive Session. Embassy image.

    EducationUSA Holds Interative Session

    SEP 8 - EducationUSA hosted their annual Interactive Session for career teachers and school counselors and provided updates on trends in Higher Education in the United States.

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    Embassy Holds Blood Drive

    AUG 19 - U.S. Embassy gives back to the local community through a blood donation drive with the Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC).


A Historic 2015 and More for the U.S. and East Asia Pacific

News from the Embassy

  • No Eyeglasses Policy in Passport or Visa Photo Starting November 1, 2016

    Effective for applications filed on or after November 1, eyeglasses may not be worn in a photo provided for a passport or visa application, except in rare circumstances when eyeglasses cannot be removed for medical reasons; e.g., the applicant has recently had ocular surgery and the eyeglasses are necessary to protect the applicant's eyes. 

  • Worldwide Caution for U.S. Citizens

    As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks in multiple regions.   »

  • Singapore Security Message to Zika Virus

    The U.S. Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan wishes to notify U.S. citizens who may be traveling to Singapore of a security message released by U.S. Embassy Singapore in response to reports of local mosquito transmission of Zika virus in Singapore. For more information, please refer to the Zika Virus Security Message as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Zika travel information.   »

  • Notice of Funding Opportunity

    The U.S. Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a three-day Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Generation: Eco-Entrepreneurship Workshop, pending the availability of funds.    »

  • 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

    On June 30, Secretary Kerry released the 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The 2016 TIP Report includes narratives for 188 countries and territories, including the United States. This year, Brunei Darussalam retained its Tier Two status on the three-tier ranking system   »

  • Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015

    April 13 – Secretary of State John Kerry released the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015: “The 2015 edition of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices points to a global governance crisis. In every part of the world, we see an accelerating trend by both state and non-state actors to close the space for civil society, to stifle media and Internet freedom, to marginalize opposition voices…   »

  • Secretary of State John Kerry on Syria Negotiations

    JAN 31 – On January 31, Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a statement on the Syria negotiations in Geneva. Syria today is an unfolding humanitarian catastrophe, unmatched since World War II.    »

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