Event: The U.S. Embassy received reports of demonstrations in and around the diplomatic quarter this morning. U.S. citizens should not come to the U.S. Embassy at this time.
In response to recent events, demonstrations are anticipated throughout the region. The U.S. Embassy in Oman advises citizens to exercise caution.
The Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Should citizens require immediate assistance, they should contact the Royal Oman Police at 9999.
Actions to take:
Avoid protest areas.
Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
Be aware of your surroundings.
Plan for alternative travel routes.
U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman
Jamiat A’Duwal Al Arabiya Street,
Al Khuwair Area (Shatti Al-Qurum),
Tel: +(968) 2464-3400; For after-hours emergencies, dial +968-2464-3400, and press zero.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Oman Country Information
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