Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tunis, May 15, 2018
Event: Demonstrations are taking place in Tunis in response to the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel on May 14. Some of these protests may have the potential to become violent.
Actions to take:
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Avoid crowds.
- Review your personal security plans.
- The U.S. Embassy in Tunisia is located in Berges du Lac, 1053 Tunis
- Tel: +216 71 107 000, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Email: email@example.com.
- The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +216 71 107 000.
- For American Citizens Services at the Department of State, call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada, or +1-202-501-4444 from other countries, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
The American Citizen Services (ACS) office of the Consular Section provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in Tunisia. This office provides passport and citizenship services as well as birth registrations for U.S. citizen children born abroad.
For telephone inquiries please call (216) 71 107 000 Monday to Thursday between 9 AM and 11 AM Press “0” for the operator and ask for American Citizen Services. You may also contact the American Citizens Services office at TunisACS@state.gov.
For security reasons, do not bring luggage–including large backpacks–laptop computers, or large cameras. Security guards will hold small tourist cameras and cell phones until your departure, but there is no storage available for luggage, large backpacks, laptop computers, or large cameras—please do not bring them to the Embassy.