Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018)


·         Port-au-Prince, Haiti


·       The Consular Section will be open on November 20, 2018 for all American Citizen Services (ACS) and immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  To reschedule a prior ACS appointment, visit our website at or write  To reschedule an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa appointment, please call 509-2812-2929 (Haiti) or 1-703-544-7842 (U.S.), or

·         American employees may only make essential movements around Port-au-Prince.  They also continue to be prohibited from traveling within Haiti beyond a 15-mile radius of the Embassy without prior Chief of Mission approval.


Actions to Take:  

·       Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests.

·         Avoid large gatherings of people.