Event: Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens in Lebanon to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor our embassy website and local and international media for updates
- Stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners.
- Have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
- Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas
- Review the current Lebanon Travel Advisory
- U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon
- (961) (4) 542600 or (961) (4) 543600
- State Department – Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- For further detailed information regarding travel and security in Lebanon:
- Visit the State Department’s travel website Travel.State.Govto
- review the Lebanon Travel Advisory , Country-Specific
Information for Lebanon, and the Worldwide Caution.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive the latest security updates and make it easier for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to contact you in an emergency.
- Follow the U.S. Embassy in Beirut on Twitter and Facebook