Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Location: Armenia

Event: Military confrontations continue in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens currently in a safe location to avoid non-essential in-country travel. The U.S. Embassy has instructed Embassy employees and their family members not to travel outside of Yerevan Province.
In accordance with previous security alerts, the U.S. Embassy in Armenia also continues to urge U.S. citizens to avoid travel south of Yerevan, east of Lake Sevan, and east of the M4 and M16 Highways north of the Dilijan National Park and up to the border with Georgia in Tavush province. Do not travel to the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to monitor local news reporting. The U.S. Embassy will continue to monitor the security situation and provide additional information as needed.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Avoid non-essential in country travel.


U.S. Embassy Yerevan
(+374-10) 49-45-85 (business hours)

(+374-10) 464-700 (after hours)
1 American Avenue
Yerevan 0082, Republic of Armenia

For Travel Alerts and information about Armenia:

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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