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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens

  • July 28, 2015

    The U.S. Embassy in Burundi constantly reviews its security posture and makes changes based on current situations. At this time, the Embassy has removed its curfew for mission personnel and is not restricting movement within Bujumbura during daylight hours.

  • July 20, 2015

    The U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura will be closed July 21, during the presidential election.  The U.S. Embassy has restricted travel for its personnel during this time as a security precaution.  U.S. citizens should likewise exercise caution and limit travel during this period.

  • July 10, 2015
    In light of the potential for violence related to the ongoing Burundian national election cycle, the U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura has instituted a 10:00 p.m. curfew for its personnel.


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