Steps to Follow When a Foreign National is Arrested or Detained
1. Determine the foreign national's country. In the absence of other information, assume this is the country on whose passport or other travel documents the foreign national travels. 2. If the foreign national's country is not on the mandatory notification list:
3. If the foreign national's country is on the list of mandatory notification countries:
4. Keep a written record of the provision of notification and actions taken.
The list of countries and their specific requirements can be found at: http://www.usembassy.gov/
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