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Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department


April 3, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Burundi. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning for Burundi dated October 11, 2013, to reiterate existing security concerns and to note updated security restrictions on travel for Embassy personnel. Because Burundi participates in peacekeeping operations in Somalia, the terrorist organization al-Shabaab, […]


March 27, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Niger. U.S. citizens in Niger, and those considering travel to Niger, should evaluate their personal security situation in light of continuing threats to safety and security. On June 13, 2013, the Department of State approved authorized departure for family members of Embassy […]


March 21, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to consider carefully the risks of travel to Mali, given continuing aspirations of terrorists to conduct attacks. We strongly warn against travel to the northern parts of the country and along the border with Mauritania, particularly in areas that are not patrolled and where there is little […]


March 13, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Mauritania, and urges those who travel to Mauritania to exercise extreme caution because of activities by terrorist groups in the region, including al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). AQIM continues to demonstrate its intent and ability to conduct attacks against foreign nationals, […]


Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Haiti about the security situation in Haiti. This replaces the Travel Warning dated August 13, 2013 and provides updated information regarding levels of crime in Haiti.  While violent crime has declined, travelers to Haiti should still exercise […]


February 21, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against travel to Afghanistan. The security threat to all U.S. citizens in Afghanistan remains critical.  This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning for Afghanistan issued on August 23, 2013. No province in Afghanistan should be considered immune from violence and banditry, and the strong possibility exists throughout the […]