Security at the Embassy

You are not allowed to enter the U.S. Embassy with any of the following items:

  • Electronic or battery-operated devices, including mobile phones, digital diaries, digital  watches, MP3s, laptops, portable music players and e-Readers
  • Food and liquid items
  • Sealed envelopes or packages
  • Cigarettes, cigars, match boxes, and lighters
  • Sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail files
  • Weapons or explosive materials of any kind

Please note this list is not exhaustive.  Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of the security staff. There is no facility at the U.S Embassy to store prohibited items. You must make arrangements to store these items before entering.