Indonesian police informed the Embassy that there will be a demonstration today, starting at 2:00 p.m. at the Horse Statue, Presidential Palace, and across from the main Embassy compound. Hundreds of additional police will position themselves around National Monument Square (MONAS) and increased traffic congestion and delays are likely.
Actions to take:
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Avoid crowds.
- Review your personal security plans.
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings and Alerts, and Indonesia Country Specific Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta located at Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 3-5, Jakarta. The telephone number is +62-21-3435-9055/9054. The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +62-21-3435-9000 (press 0 for the operator).
- The American Citizens Services Unit of the Embassy email is JakartaACS@state.gov.
- Contact the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya located at Jalan Citra Raya Niaga No. 2, Surabaya. The telephone number is +62-31-297-5300. The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +62-81-133-4183. The American Citizens Services Unit of the Consulate General email is SurabayaACS@state.gov.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
- Follow the U.S. Embassy on Twitter and Facebook.
- Follow the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs on Twitter and Facebook.