The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the high security threat level in Yemen due to terrorist activities, including kidnappings, and civil unrest. The Department urges U.S. citizens to defer travel to Yemen and those U.S. citizens currently living in Yemen to depart. For more information please see our Travel Advisory for Yemen.
For complete visa information, visit the Embassy of Yemen’s website or call the Embassy of Yemen in Washington, D.C. at (202) 965-4760 ext. 2
All visitors to Yemen are required to obtain a visa prior to travel. U.S. citizens typically are issued visas that are valid for 30 days. The Embassy of Yemen in Washington, D.C., is not issuing tourist visas at the present time. Visit the Yemeni Embassy website for the latest visa information.