Important Information for Travel to Haiti

SOURCE: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince---Security Message for U.S. Citizens We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Haiti enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates and makes it easier for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to contact you in an emergency. Travelers are advised to regularly monitor the travel information page of the State Department's website where you can find current Travel Warnings for Haiti, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution. Read the Country Specific Information for Haiti. For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website. Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions. You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). Follow the Bureau of Consular Affairs on Twitter and Facebook and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App for travel information at your fingertips. For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizen Services unit of the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section, located at Tabarre 41, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre, Haiti; telephone 509-2229-8000; after hours emergency telephone 509-3464-3998; ACS unit fax 509-2229-8027; e-mail; visit the website. American Citizen Services Consular Section | U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince | Boulevard 15 Octobre, Tabarre 41| Tabarre, Haiti; Tel. (+509) 2229-8000 | Fax (+509) 2229-8028 | E-mail:; Embassy homepage | State Department Homepage Haiti travel tips: - You may visit Haiti without a visa for a total of ninety days within a six-month period. - Register your presence abroad by enrolling in STEP (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program) online at - Additional information for U.S. citizens travelling in Haiti is available in the Country Specific Information on Haiti at