Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

(January 31, 2021)

Location:  Port-au-Prince

Events:  Political opposition groups intend to demonstrate throughout Place Boyer in Petionville, and march to Place Dessalines in Champs de Mars starting at around 2pm, 31 January, 2021.  Please remain vigilant as large gatherings of this sort, while largely peaceful, can become unpredictable.  The U.S. Embassy will restrict non-official travel of its direct-hire U.S. citizen staff to the immediate Embassy neighborhood, and urges U.S. citizens to exercise caution while traveling in Port-au-Prince

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the area;
  • Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;
  • Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and
  • If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.


  • U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre

Emergencies: +509-2229-8000

Non-emergency inquiries:


  • Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs

1-888-407-4747 toll-free from the United States and Canada

1-202-501-4444 from other countries