Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq

The U.S. State Department has ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. Government employees from Iraq, both at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the U.S. Consulate in Erbil. Normal visa services at both posts will be temporarily suspended. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Iraq.

Actions to Take:

Depart Iraq by commercial transportation as soon as possible
Avoid U.S. facilities within Iraq
Monitor local media for updates
Review personal security plans
Remain aware of surroundings
Review the complete Travel Advisory for Iraq
Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas
Assistance:



U.S. Embassy Baghdad
Al-Kindi Street, International Zone, Baghdad
Telephone (during business hours)

From Iraq: 0760-030-3000;

From the United States: 301-985-8841
U.S. Citizen Emergency After-Hours Telephone (ask for the duty officer)

From Iraq: 0760-030-3000;



From the United States: 301-985-8841

E-mail: [email protected]
Website: https://iq.usembassy.gov/

U.S. Consulate General Erbil
413 Ishtar, Ankawa Erbil, Iraq
Telephone (during business hours)

From Iraq: 0760-030-3227;



From the United States: 240-264-3467 extension 4554
U.S. Citizen Emergency After-Hours Telephone (ask for the duty officer)

From Iraq: 066-211-4554;

From the United States: 240-264-3467

E-mail: [email protected]
Website: https://iq.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/erbil/



State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Iraq Country Information
Iraq Travel Advisory
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