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:
- Avoid the area.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Follow the Embassy on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Country Security Report for Armenia.
- Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
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: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Armenia.html
State Department – Consular Affairs
+1 202-501-4444 (from overseas) or +1 888-407-4747 (from the U.S.)