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Important Information

Please direct inquiries regarding U.S. citizens in Libya to Callers in the United States and Canada may dial the toll free number 1-888-407-4747. Callers outside the United States and Canada may dial 1-202-501-4444.

Travel Warning: Libya (January 20, 2015)

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Libya and recommends that U.S. citizens currently in Libya depart immediately. On July 26, the U.S. Embassy suspended all embassy operations in Libya and relocated staff, due to ongoing violence between Libyan militias in the immediate vicinity of the Embassy. This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning issued on July 26, 2014.  Read more >>


For emergency consular services, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate:

U.S. Embassy Amman

Al-Umayyaween Street,
Abdoun neighborhood,
Amman 11118
Telephone: +(962) (6) 590-6000
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(962) (6) 590-6500
Fax: +(962) (6) 592-4102

U.S. Consulate General Casablanca
8 Boulevard Moulay Youssef,
Casablanca, Morocco

Telephone: +(212)(522) 26-45-50

Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(212)(661) 13-19-39

Fax: +(212)(522) 20-80-97

U.S. Embassy Tunis

North East Zone
Les Berges du Lac
1053 Tunis, Tunisia

Telephone: +(216) 71-107-000

Emergency After-Hours Telephone: 71-107-000, press 0 and ask for the duty officer

Fax: +(216) 71964-360

For information on "What the Department of State Can and Can't Do in a Crisis," please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Emergencies and Crisis. Up-to-date information on security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or, for callers outside the United States and Canada, on a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

For further information, U.S. citizens should consult the Department of State's Country Specific Information for Libya . Stay up to date by bookmarking our Bureau of Consular Affairs website , which contains the current Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts as well as the Worldwide Caution. Follow us on Twitter and the Bureau of Consular Affairs page on Facebook as well. You can also download our free Smart Traveler App, available through iTunes and the Android market to have travel information at your fingertips.