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Prohibited Items At The Embassy

All Embassy visitors and their personal belongings must pass through security screening before entering the buildings. For reasons of safety and security, visitors may not bring the items below into any Embassy facility. These regulations apply to all visitors including those seeking Consular Services.

**IMPORTANT NOTE -- As of 2 April 2018, the Embassy will no longer store any items. Visitors should leave prohibited items at home or make alternate arrangements for the items secure storage**

The following items are NOT permitted and will not be stored by Embassy personnel:

  • Cellphones, computers, and other electronic devices including fitness trackers
  • Media devices such as CDs, thumb drives, SD cards, headphones, and speakers
  • Cameras or video equipment
  • Flashlights
  • Lighters and matches

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