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January 11, 2024

Alert: Reissuance of the Nicaragua Travel Advisory and Country Information (January 11, 2024)

U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua
Alert for U.S. Citizens

January 11, 2024
Location: Managua, Nicaragua

Event:  The Department of State reissued the Travel Advisory and Country Information for Nicaragua on January 11, 2024 with updates to information on arbitrary enforcement of laws. This reissuance contains no changes in the advisory level from the previous Travel Advisory dated July 20, 2023.

The overall Travel Advisory for Nicaragua remains at Level 3: Reconsider Travel due to arbitrary enforcement of laws, the risk of wrongful detention, and limited healthcare availability. Exercise increased caution in Nicaragua due to crime.

Please read the full Travel Advisory and Country Information for more details.


Please follow the links or call the numbers below for consular assistance.

Contact the U.S. Embassy in Managua, located at Km 5 ½ C. Sur Managua, Nicaragua, by calling +505-2252-7104, 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fridays. The American Citizen Services unit is also available by email during regular business hours at ACSManagua@state.gov. For after-hours emergencies, call +505-2252-7171 and ask for the Embassy Duty Officer.