Americans Helping Americans Abroad

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)


AARO urges all Americans overseas who have not already done so to create an account and enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) in order to receive updated travel and other security information, particularly during the COVID-19 crisis. AARO's understanding is that the information contained in the enrollment is NOT shared with the IRS or other USG agencies.

  • 1 Democrats and Republicans Together for the End of Citizenship-Based Taxation
  • 2 Overseas Voters Make a Difference
  • 3 Contact the Social Security Administration: help for overseas Americans
  • 4 Apply for your passport well ahead of planned travel!
  • 5 AARO Advocacy in 2019

Fred Einbinder, AARO's VP Advocacy

AARO Member Benefits

In addition to its core activity of advocacy on behalf of the almost 9 million Americans living and working abroad, AARO offers benefits to members that can make their life abroad easier and more interesting!


Americans Abroad Caucus

The Caucus groups legislators who understand and care about their overseas constituents. AARO is proud to work with these Members of Congress.

AARO Profiles

Meet AARO volunteers, issue experts and members in distant countries: people you might not otherwise meet but who are central to AARO's mission!

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