Security Alert-U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia – February 2, 2024

Location: Armenia

Event: Travel Restriction Reduction

U.S. Embassy employees and their families are prohibited from any non-essential travel to the following locations, which reflects an easing of restrictions since the last notice was issued:

  • Gegharkunik region east of Vardenis;
  • Syunik region east of Goris;
  • Syunik region south of Kapan;
  • Travel through Yeraskh village in Ararat region is allowed, stopping is not.

U.S. citizens should continue to exercise caution near all international borders between Armenia and Azerbaijan.  Be aware that some portions of the road may cross international boundaries without notice. Roads may be controlled by checkpoints or closed to travelers without notice.

Actions to Take:

* Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.

* Notify friends and family of your travel.

* Be aware of your surroundings.


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

+1 202-501-4444 (from overseas) or +1 888-407-4747 (from the U.S.)