TRAVEL SAFE



The below listing includes restrictions that apply to Soldiers, civilians, contractors and command-sponsored dependents stationed in Europe.

Soldiers, civilians, contractors and command-sponsored dependents should always consult their chain of command regarding future leave, liberty or travel plans. Additional travel information regarding requirements and restrictions is available on the Department of Defense's Foreign Clearance Guide, which is only viewable to users on a U.S. government network, or connected via a VPN.

Only restrictions currently in effect are listed on this site. Once a travel restriction has ended, it will be removed. All restrictions to include expired restrictions can be viewed at any time on the Travel Safe Intranet portal, which is only viewable to users on the U.S. Army Europe NIPR network, or connected via a VPN.

Current Travel Restrictions

Ukraine

Ukraine

Travel restrictions to Ukraine were updated Nov. 4, 2016. They apply to all uniformed service members, civilian and contractor employees, and command-sponsored dependents.

For more information to include expiration dates, talk to your security officer/chain of command, or view the latest guidance on the Travel Safe portal (requires user to be on the U.S. Army Europe NIPR network, or connected via a VPN).

Turkey

Turkey

Travel restrictions to Turkey were updated Oct. 26, 2016. They apply to all uniformed service members, civilian and contractor employees, and command-sponsored dependents.

For more information to include expiration dates, talk to your security officer/chain of command, or view the latest guidance on the Travel Safe Intranet portal (requires user to be on the U.S. Army Europe NIPR network, or connected via a VPN).

Other Travel Guidance

Army Antiterrorism

3rd Quarter Individual Protective Measures

U.S. Army Europe's Antiterrorism Division has released its 3rd Quarter Individual Protective Measures trifold. For more guidance, visit the Vigilance microsite.

Army Antiterrorism

Army Europe community reminded to remain vigilant amidst bustling holiday season

The recent truck attack in Berlin, coupled with other attacks or attempts in Europe, highlights the continuing threat of terrorism to all of us. Holiday markets and celebrations, transportation hubs, and other events with large crowds may increase the potential for attack.

Click here for more information.

AtHoc Crisis Communication Tool 

AtHoc is a mass-warning notification system that makes it easier for service members, civilian and contractor employees, and family members across Europe to receive emergency warnings and notifications specific to their garrison.

AtHoc alerts users multiple ways through computers pop-ups, voice calls to landline and mobile phones, emails and text messages. AtHoc is able to provide service members and their families instant information from local and theater leadership.

Service members, civilian and contractor employees can register from their work computer, or at one of the following self-registration links from a computer with a CAC-reader.

      Ansbach
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Bavaria
      Instructions | Self-Registration for Grafenwoehr and Vilseck, Hohenfels, or Garmisch

      Benelux
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Bulgaria
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Italy
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Kosovo
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Rheinland-Pfalz
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Romania
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Stuttgart
      Instructions | Self-Registration

      Wiesbaden
      Instructions | Self-Registration

STEP

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to alert U.S. citizens and nationals abroad of conditions and situations and provide useful information. U.S. European Command (EUCOM) has directed all Department of Defense personnel in Europe to register their assigned location and travel destinations.

Enroll today at step.state.gov.


Travel Alerts

The State Department issues travel alerts for short-term events they think you should know about when planning travel to a country.

For more alerts and warnings, click here.

Travel Warnings

The State Department issues travel warnings when they want you to consider very carefully whether you should go to a country at all.

For more alerts and warnings, click here.

Consular Messages

The State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council publishes reports with the latest on major security incidents around the world.

For consular messages, click here.

STAY CONNECTED

Like U.S. Army Europe Antiterrorism and Force Protection on Facebook for information on potential incidents, up-to-date guidance and general tips on keeping you and your family safe.

U.S. Army Europe Antiterrorism and Force Protection is also on Twitter!

Other great websites and social media accounts to follow for up-to-date information include U.S. Army Europe (Facebook or Twitter), U.S. European Command (Facebook or Twitter), and the U.S. Department of State's Consular Affairs (Facebook or Twitter).