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Travel Alerts

Travel Warnings for U.S. Citizens

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Travel Advisories - travel.state.gov

As a first step in planning any trip abroad, check the Travel Advisories for your intended destination. You can see the world at a glance on our color-coded map.

Note that conditions can change rapidly in a country at any time. To receive updated Travel Advisories and Alerts, choose the method that works best for you at travel.state.gov/stayingconnected.

For more details and FAQs about our safety and security information, please see travel.state.gov/travelsafely.

Current US Travel Advisories - The Points Guy


In order to help you keep up, TPG has compiled a list of all the advisories (you can also find the complete list of travel advisories on the State Department's website) as well as ALL of the Level 4 advisories to date. Level 1 Advisories (Exercise Normal Precautions): Angola Anguilla Aruba ...


The most recent travel warnings issued by the U.S. Department of State are listed below with links to useful resources for a safer travel experience. If you are going to live in or travel to areas of unrest despite the travel warning, please take the time to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). By enrolling in STEP, the State Department can keep you up to date with important safety and security announcements. Enrolling in STEP will also make it easier for the Embassy to contact you in the event of an emergency. You should remember to keep all of your information in STEP up to date; it is particularly important when you enroll or update your information to include a current phone number and e-mail address. U.S. citizens without internet access may enroll directly at the nearest U.S. Embassy.

  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
  • Sudan
  • Afghanistan
  • Kenya

Individuals cannot use a U.S. passport to travel to, in, or through North Korea without a special validation from the Department of State. 2. Special validations are granted only in very limited circumstances.