News & Events

Security Alert: Threats at the Serena Hotel

Security Alert:Threats at the Serena Hotel (October 10, 2021) Event: Because of security threats at the Serena Hotel, we advise U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to the hotel and the surrounding vicinity. U.S. citizens who are at or near the Serena Hotel should leave immediately. Actions to take: Be aware of your surroundings at all times, ...
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Security Message: Suspension of Operations (August 31, 2021)

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul suspended operations on August 31, 2021. While the U.S. government has withdrawn its personnel from Kabul, we will continue to assist U.S. citizens and their families in Afghanistan. U.S. citizens seeking assistance should contact the Consular Affairs Afghanistan Call Center at 833-741-2777 or 606-260-4379 or email  AfghanistanACS@state.gov The Embassy will continue to provide information via the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) , the  Embassy web page ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (August 28, 2021)

Event: Due to a specific, credible threat, all U.S. citizens in the vicinity of Kabul airport (HKIA), including the South (Airport Circle) gate, the new Ministry of the Interior, and the gate near the Panjshir Petrol station on the northwest side of the airport, should leave the airport area immediately. U.S. citizens should avoid traveling to ...
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Afghanistan Luggage

There are efforts underway to develop a system that will enable travelers from Hamid Karzai International Airport to recover baggage that was lost in transit. Once that system is in place, information about how to locate lost luggage will be posted on this page.
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