Security Alert – U.S. Mission, Turkey
January 7, 2020
Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions
There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.
The U.S. Mission will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.
Actions to Take:
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists
- Review your personal security plans.
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
- U.S. Embassy, Ankara; +90-312-455-5555; https://tr.usembassy.gov/
- U.S. Consulate General, Istanbul; +90-212-335-9000; https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/istanbul/
- U.S. Consulate, Adana; +90-322-455-4100; https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/adana/
- U.S. Consular Agency, Izmir; Izmir@state.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs; 1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
- Worldwide Caution
- Turkey’s Country Page
- Turkey’s Travel Advisory
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts
- Follow the Department of State on Twitter and Facebook
- Visit Mission Turkey’s website and social media accounts:
- Embassy Ankara: Twitter and Facebook
- Consulate General Istanbul: Twitter and Facebook
- Consulate Adana: Facebook