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

Location:  15 Octobre, Tabarre, Port-au-Prince

Events:  Shots have been fired between police and unknown individuals on 15 Octobre between the Canne à Sucre and U.S. Embassy compounds.  U.S. Embassy personnel are temporarily restricted to the Embassy or residential compounds until further notice.

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