Security Regulations

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  • Electronic equipment and removable media, hazardous items, liquids, and weapons are not permitted in the Embassy;
  • Baby strollers are permitted after a thorough search;
  • Visitors must empty their belongings into a 17x16x32 cm box for security purposes. Mobile phones and small items may be stored in the box during your visit. Laptops cannot be stored. Items which do not fit into this space must be stored off Embassy property;
  • Please bring only what you need with you for your appointment.

This list of prohibited items is not exhaustive. Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of security staff.

Due to security considerations, there is no information window for walk-in visitors at the U.S. Embassy. Only visa applicants with scheduled interviews will be admitted.