Safety measures while in Germany

U.S. citizens are encouraged to monitor media and local information sources and factor updated information into personal travel plans and activities. U.S. citizens may monitor English-language German media at the following:

Deutsche Welle

The Local 

The most accurate real-time information on security matters is available from German authorities, who have responsibility for the safety and security of all persons in Germany.

We strongly encourage U.S. citizens in Germany to directly contact concerned family members in the U.S. to advise them of your safety.

For further information about security in Germany:

See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Judicial Assistance Country Information Germany 

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

U.S. Embassy Berlin
Clayallee 170
14191 Berlin
Federal Republic of Germany


+(49) (30) 8305-0


+(49) (30) 8305-0


+(49) (30) 8305-1215



U.S. Embassy Berlin

U.S. Citizen Services