Security Guidance

Security guidance for visiting the US Embassy and Consulates

Welcome to the Mission of the United States of America

All visitors are subject to MANDATORY screening by the security force.

All briefcases, purses, and shoulder bags will be inspected.

The Embassy and Consulates are equipped to hold temporarily small portable electronics such as cellular phones, radios, and pocket organizers.  The Embassy and Consulates are not responsible, however, for any loss or damage to items deposited with the security force.

Visitors are not permitted to bring the following items on the Embassy or Consulate grounds or inside the facility:

  • Firearms, explosives, knives and sharp objects.
  • Vials and other containers that could carry chemical or biological agents.
  • Personal laptop computers.
  • Cameras
  • Cellular phones, pagers, radios, pocket organizers, and all other portable electronic devices.