Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location:  Crimea and eastern parts of Donetsk and Luhansk

Event:  The Embassy of the United States of America in Ukraine continues to monitor the situation with Russia in occupied Crimea, and along Ukraine’s borders, where security conditions may change with little or no notice.  The Level Four – Do Not Travel guidance remains in effect for Crimea due to abuses by Russian occupation authorities, and for the eastern parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts due to armed conflict.  Please check our website and social media pages for the latest statements from U.S. officials.

Actions to take: 

Visit the Embassy’s webpage to view the most recent safety and security alerts for U.S. citizens.

  • Regularly monitor local and international news and social media news channels
  • Enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates and makes it easier for the U.S. Embassy to contact you in an emergency. If you do not have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
  • Regularly monitor the State Department’s website for current Travel Advisories.Read the Country Specific Information for Ukraine. For additional information, refer to the “Traveler’s Checklist”on the State Department’s website.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv is located at 4 A.I. Sikorsky St., Kyiv, Ukraine and is open Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Regular services are provided only by appointment. Adults can now also renew their passports by mail.

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