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October 18, 2023

Security Alert for U.S. Citizens (October 13, 2023)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany (October 13, 2023)

Location: Germany

Event: Berlin and other cities in Germany may experience large gatherings, at any time, to include demonstrations, protests, and marches.  While most of these gatherings are peaceful, it is always important to maintain awareness for changes to the security environment.

Registered demonstrations in Berlin are available at the following website: https://www.berlin.de/polizei/service/versammlungsbehoerde/versammlungen-aufzuege/

For other cities across Germany, check with local police for information about registered demonstrations and rallies.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens.

ASSISTANCE:  For emergency services, please contact the Embassy or appropriate Consulate General:

U.S. Embassy Berlin
+49-30-8305-0 (business hours)
+49-30-8305-0 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt 
+49-69-7535-0 (business hours) 
+49-69-7535-0 (after hours) 

U.S. Consulate General Munich 
+49-89-2888-580 (business hours) 
+49-89-2888-0 (after hours) 

State Department – Consular Affairs  +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444

For life or death emergencies in Germany, dial 112 for immediate medical assistance or 110 for police assistance.

State Department – Consular Affairs   
888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444