Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Vancouver

Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Vancouver, Canada

December 13, 2018


Location:  British Columbia, Canada.

Event:  The U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver is aware of multiple bomb threats reported across Canada and the U.S.  Currently, British Columbia has received 15 bomb threats.  The Consulate is actively monitoring the situation and will follow up with additional information if warranted.

Actions to Take: 

·        Be aware of your surroundings.

·        Monitor local news for updates.

·        Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.

For Assistance:

The U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver is located at 1075 West Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2M6 and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.  You can reach us at 1-604-685-4311during business hours or if you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance outside of business hours.  Our e-mail address is

State Department – Consular Affairs (888) 407-4747 or (202) 501-4444

For further information about security in Canada:

See the Department of State travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Canada Country Specific Information.

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

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