Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome

Location: Togo


Event:  Extremist groups have carried out attacks, including kidnapping, in the northern border region of Togo, adjacent areas of Burkina Faso, and Benin.  Attacks may occur with little or no warning.  The current travel policy for embassy personnel prohibits travel north of the town of Dapaong and Highway N24 or Highway N28, along with the prefectures of Kpendjal and Kpendjal-Ouest without special authorization.  Embassy personnel may not remain overnight in areas north of Mango.  The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in these areas.


Actions to Take:​ Avoid travel to northern border region of Togo.



  • U.S. Embassy Lomé, Togo Boulevard Eyadema B.P. 852, Lomé,

+228 2261 5470