Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (June 4, 2019)   

Location: Egypt

Event: Given ongoing security concerns, the Embassy reminds U.S. citizens resident or traveling in Egypt of our standing recommendation to exercise increased caution due to terrorism. Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Egypt and may attack with little or no warning. U.S. citizens are encouraged to stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners.

For more information please see the State Department’s Travel Advisory.

Actions to Take:

* Avoid affected areas

* Follow instructions of local authorities

* Be aware of your surroundings

* Notify friends and family of your location

For Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt


+20-2-2797-3300 (after hours)

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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