Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Skopje, North Macedonia

Location: North Macedonia

Event: Due to increased tensions in various parts of the world, there is a risk of terrorist attacks inspired by extremist ideology in North Macedonia, and the U.S. Embassy in Skopje, North Macedonia advises U.S. citizens in North Macedonia to refer to the Department of State’s Worldwide Caution.

If a terrorist attack occurs, you should:

  • Shelter in place and contact your family members to inform them of your welfare and whereabouts
  • Monitor social media, TV and radio announcements.
  • Follow instructions of law enforcement and emergency services personnel.
  • Monitor instructions from the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Avoid large crowds.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive information and alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency overseas.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter and visit


U.S. Embassy Skopje, North Macedonia

+ (389) 2-310-2000

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

North Macedonia Country Information