I have not heard from my son/daughter/father/mother in the last few months. Can ACS help me locate him/her?
Please provide more information about your family member – full name, date of birth, place of birth, e-mail address, social security number, home address, cell phone number, etc. to help us locate him/her. Please note the following:
- The Privacy Act prevents us from sharing any information about another individual without their written permission;
- It is helpful to have as much information as possible about the person we are seeking-i.e. their e-mail address, last known address…..etc.
I need to consult a doctor but I don’t know where to go.
I think I’m a victim of an international financial scam. What do I do?
I’m having difficulties with my property and/or business. Can the U.S. Embassy act as my legal representative regarding my dispute?
No, the U.S. Embassy is not able to act as a legal representative or give legal advice. All legal disputes must be resolved through the Nicaraguan legal system. We have compiled a list of attorneys who are willing to work with foreigners in Nicaragua. Neither the U.S. Embassy nor the State Department endorse nor promote specific providers or services.
My U.S. driver’s license has expired, or is lost or stolen…..
You must contact the Department of Motor Vehicle Office in the State where your driver’s license was issued for instructions
How do I obtain a Nicaraguan driver’s license?
The Nicaraguan National Police issues driver’s licenses. Refer to their website for detailed information on the application process: www.policia.gob.ni. General Information on Driving in Nicaragua may be found on our website.
I am a U.S. citizen and have lived in Nicaragua for years. Do I have to file taxes in the U.S.?
Yes, all U.S. citizens must report world-wide income by filing an annual U.S. income tax return, regardless of whether they also pay taxes elsewhere. For more information on taxes see our website.
The Embassy is unable to assist with ink fingerprints for criminal record checks, commonly requested in association with job applications. For information about how to obtain fingerprints or a criminal record check, please visit the following website.
If the Department of Homeland Security has asked for your fingerprints as part of a visa petition, please send an email with a scanned copy of the document requesting your fingerprints to ManaguaNIV@state.gov.