Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lisbon, Portugal

Location: Portugal

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.

The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.

Actions to Take:

• Keep a low profile.
• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
• Review your personal security plans.
• Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.


• Phone number (business hours) + (351) 21-770-2122
• Phone number (after hours) + (351) 21-727-3300
• American Citizen Services:
• State Department – Consular Affairs
• Phone number 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
• Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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