Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Location: Armenia

Event: Security Update

Exercise increased caution in Armenia due to armed conflict. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Following the September 13-14 military actions on the Armenian side of the Armenia-Azerbaijan border U.S. Embassy employees and their families are prohibited from any non-essential travel to the following locations:

  • Tavush region along the M4 highway north of Ijevan and all areas eastward.
  • Gegharkunik region east of Lake Sevan.
  • Gegharkunik region south of Lake Sevan and east of the M10 highway.
  • Yeraskh village in Ararat region.
  • Vayots Dzor region, east of Yeghegnadzor
  • Syunik region
  • Travel to Nagorno-Karabakh continues to be prohibited.

 Actions to Take:


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.)