Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Maputo

Location:  Niassa Province, Mozambique

Event:  Travel Restriction of U.S. Government Personnel

Due to the threat of attacks by ISIS-Mozambique in the Mecula and Marrupa districts, U.S. Embassy Maputo personnel are prohibited from traveling to those areas of the Niassa province until further notice.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Review personal security plan.
  • Monitor local media for updates on changing conditions.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.


  • U.S. Embassy Maputo

(+258) 84-095-8000

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444