Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Upcoming Legislative Elections

Algerians will go to the polls for legislative elections on May 4.  While the elections are expected to be peaceful, there likely will be an increased police presence immediately before and after the election and there could be crowds around polling places.   As always, U.S. citizens should remain aware of their surroundings.

For further information:

  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Algeria, located at 5 Chemin Cheikh Bachir El-Ibrahimi in the El Biar district of Algiers, at  The workweek is Sunday-Thursday, and services are available by appointment.  For emergencies, including after-hours, call [213]770-08-20 00.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
  • Follow the U.S. Department of State’s Consular Affairs on Twitter and Facebook.