Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia

December 7, 2018

Location:  Estonia, countrywide

Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Estonia remain heightened due to ongoing global threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other populated soft targets.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise additional vigilance at holiday festivals and events, places of worship, and locations with large crowds.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.


U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia

  • +372 668 8128, 08:30 a.m.- 17:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +372 509 2129 or +372 668 8169

State Department – Consular Affairs

  • 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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