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Messages for U.S. Citizens and Newsletters

This information is provided to inform residents and visitors to Turkey of potential security concerns. In times of international tension, we suggest you consult this home page.

Messages for U.S. Cizitens:

Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Security Messages Via Text Message (December 4, 2014)

Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots (October 27, 2014)


Security Message for U.S. Citizens:

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Heightened Security around the DHKP/C Anniversary (December 17, 2014)

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Terrorist Attacks in Gaziantep at Syrian Interim Government Building (December 3, 2014)


Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations (October 10, 2014)

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstrations and Disruptions in Southeast Turkey (October 8, 2014)



Newsletter January 2014

Older Messages:

Messages for U.S. Citizens are often specific to a region. Please visit the consulate websites below for recent security related messages.

Worldwide Caution - April 10, 2014

  • Logo The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.