Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mission Turkey

Location:  Turkey, countrywide

Event:  Armenian Remembrance Day is April 24.  Demonstrations or protests against U.S. government statements marking the day may occur.  Demonstrations have the potential to be unpredictable and at times become violent.

U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the areas around the U.S. Embassy, Consulates, or Consular Agency, as well as large gatherings, or demonstrations, and to exercise heightened caution in locations where U.S. citizens or foreigners may gather.

As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, the U.S. Consulate in Adana, and the U.S. Consular Agency in Izmir will be closed for routine consular services on Monday, April 25, 2022.  U.S. citizens needing emergency assistance should contact the closest consular section using the phone numbers or email addresses below.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid areas of protests and demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution and remain vigilant.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.


U.S. Embassy (Ankara, Turkey)  
110 Ataturk Boulevard
Kavaklidere, 06100
Ankara, Turkey

U.S. Consulate General (Istanbul, Turkey)
Poligon Mahallesi, Sariyer Caddesi No: 75
İstinye 34460 Sariyer- Istanbul / Turkey

U.S. Consulate (Adana, Turkey) 
Girne Bulvari No:212 Guzelevler Mah.
Yuregir, Adana – TÜRKİYE
Tel: +90-322-455-4100

U.S. Consular Agency (Izmir, Turkey)

U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
+1 (202) 501-4444 (from overseas) or +1 (888) 407-4747 (from the United States)