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

Location: Turkey, countrywide

Event:  Demonstrations or protests may occur following the April 24 White House statement remembering the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide.

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 American Citizen and visa services on Monday, April 26 and Tuesday, April 27.  U.S. citizens in need of emergency assistance should contact the closest consular section using the phone numbers and email addresses below.

U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the areas around U.S. government buildings, and exercise heightened caution in locations where Americans or foreigners may gather.

Actions to Take:

–  Exercise caution and remain vigilant.

–  Avoid crowds.

–  Keep a low profile.

–  Be aware of your surroundings.

–  Stay alert in locations frequented by foreigners.

–  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)

State Department – Consular Affairs

1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444