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Messages for U.S. Citizens

The System of Messages and Emergency Messages to U.S. Citizens is used to transmit important information to American citizens in Poland. Such information may include security issues, emergency notifications, and other information of particular interest to U.S. citizens. Wardens are U.S. citizens who volunteer to be points of contact for the dissemination of such important information. If you would like to volunteer to be a warden, please contact the Embassy by phone at 22 504 2784 or by email at, or contact the Consulate in Kraków at 12 424 5100 or by e-mail at

Recent Messages for U.S. Citizens

  • Ukraine Travel Warning - April 16, 2014

    Please see an important new Travel Warning concerning travel to Ukraine. This supersedes the Travel Warning for Ukraine dated March 21, 2014. 

  • Worldwide Caution - April 10, 2014

    Please be advised that the Department of State issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, 2014. It is available at This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September 25, 2013, to provide updated information on security threats and terrorist activities worldwide. 

  • Message to US Citizens: Russian Federation Travel Warning - Events in Ukraine

    Please see an important Russian Federation Travel Warning - Events in Ukraine. 

  • Message for U.S. Citizens: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

    U.S. citizens in Poland with questions regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) should review the information on Federal Benefits and Federal Agencies for American Citizens page. 

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Safety and Security December 20, 2013

    The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw recently learned of a security situation where, a man claiming to be with the gas company entered through the unlocked front door of a U.S. citizen's home without consent and without knocking. Later verification with the gas company indicated that this person was not a gas company employee.  

  • Worldwide Caution - September 25, 2013

    The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. 

  • CDC Travel Notice: Rubella (German Measles) in Poland

    The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw calls the attention of U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Poland to a recent Travel Notice issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about recent cases of rubella (German Measles) being diagnosed in Poland.  

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