Security Strike at Port au Prince International Airport, March 15, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that there is an on-going strike by security and screening employees at the Port au Prince International Airport.  Passengers currently cannot pass through security and board their planes.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to use caution if they are at the airport and to contact their airline before departing for the airport.  Currently we have no information on a timeframe for resolution.

For further information about security in Haiti:

  • See the State Department’s travel websitefor the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Haiti, located at  Tabarre 41, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre, Haiti; telephone 509-2229-8000; after-hours emergency telephone 509-2229-8122; ACS unit fax 509-2229-8027; e-mail ; website.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

Note:  The computer generated timestamp on this e-mail message may not be accurate.

If your contact information has changed or you are no longer in Haiti, please update your STEP account as the Embassy cannot do it for you.