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How do I register with the Embassy to receive emergency messages and SMS alerts

You will receive Embassy emergency messages if you register online here.  If you register, we can easily contact you in an emergency. Your information is protected by the Privacy Act.

We advise all American citizens to register their phone number with 99388 so that they may receive emergency message from the Embassy. To register:

  1. Type the following text:
    REG<space>ALRT<space>LASTNAME#FIRSTNAME, e.g. REG ALRT BROWN#DAVID;
  2. Send it to 99388;
  3. You will get the following response: Anda akan berlangganan layanan US Embassy Consulate dari Infokom seharga Rp. 2200/1 bulan, terima 2 SMS/1 bulan.  Balas ‘YA’ untuk melanjutkan.
  4. If you agree to subscribe and be charge for Rp. 2200/month/2 text messages – Send ‘YA’ to 99388. 

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