Message to U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information (January 3, 2018)

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice.  The Travel Advisory ...
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European Travel Alert (November 17, 2017)

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Planned in Gothenburg Saturday, September 30, 2017

U.S. Embassy Stockholm informs U.S. citizens that several marches are planned for September 30 in Gothenburg.  Counter demonstrations are also expected there.  Past demonstrations involving these groups have turned violent.  Embassy Stockholm urges U.S. citizens to avoid these areas during September 30, as outlined below.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and ...
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European Travel Alert (September 1, 2017)

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This travel alert expires on November 30, 2017. Recent, widely reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have ...
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Europe Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.  This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ability to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Planned in Central Stockholm

U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Planned in Central Stockholm Monday, May 1 April 28, 2017 U.S. Embassy Stockholm informs U.S. citizens that several marches are planned for May Day 2017 in Central Stockholm. Counter demonstrations may also take place in Central Stockholm, Gamla Stan and other nearby neighborhoods. Past demonstrations ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Planned in Central Stockholm Monday, May 1

U.S. Embassy Stockholm informs U.S. citizens that several marches are planned for May Day 2017 in Central Stockholm. Counter demonstrations may also take place in Central Stockholm, Gamla Stan and other nearby neighborhoods. Past demonstrations involving groups in Central Stockholm have turned violent.  Embassy Stockholm urges U.S. citizens to avoid these areas during May 1. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Incident in Stockholm City Center

The U.S. Embassy in Stockholm advises that a truck crashed into a department store in downtown Stockholm atDrottninggatan and Mäster Samuelsgatan near Sergels Torg.  U.S. citizens should avoid this area, heed guidance from local authorities, and maintain security awareness. Media reports that both Parliament and all public transport systems in central Stockholm have been closed ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Incident in Stockholm City Center

The U.S. Embassy in Stockholm is aware of reports of a security incident at Drottninggatan and Mäster Samuelsgatan near Sergels Torg in Stockholm City Center.  U.S. citizens should avoid this area at this time, heed guidance from local authorities, and maintain security awareness. Please monitor media and local information sources and factor updated information into ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Planned in Central Stockholm Saturday, November 12

U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden U.S. Embassy Stockholm informs U.S. citizens that a march is planned for central Stockholm on Saturday, November 12. The march, organized by the Swedish Resistance Movement, is scheduled to start at 11:00 at Kungsträdgården, will proceed south toward Gamla Stan at 12:00, arrive at Mynttorget at 13:00, and conclude at 16:00. ...
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Europe Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL. Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation. This Travel Alert expires on June 20, 2016. U.S. ...
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