Travel

Travel Warnings and Advisories.

The link to Department of State’s information:
https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings.html

Travel Alerts – According to DOS, these are short term/situational events that you should be aware of when traveling to another country. Examples they give include stuff like worker strikes or protests during an election, a disease outbreak, or elevated risk of terrorist attacks.

Travel Warnings  – These are more long term. DOS says this means you should consider very carefully if you want to make the trip to one of these countries. Examples include unstable governments, civil war, frequent terrorist attacks, sustained high levels of violence, etc.

  • Kyrgyzstan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Kyrgyzstan due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Kyrgyzstan due to lack of available COVID-19 data. Land borders remain closed and only limited flights are available. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Kyrgyzstan. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to the Kyrgyz Republic: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for the Kyrgyz Republic. Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 […]

  • Algeria - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Algeria due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Algeria due to terrorism. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Algeria due to lack of available COVID-19 data. Algeria has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Algeria. Do not travel to: Areas near the eastern and southern borders due to terrorism and kidnapping. Areas in the Sahara Desert due to terrorism and kidnapping. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Algeria. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning and have recently targeted the Algerian security forces. Most attacks take place in rural areas, but attacks are possible in urban areas despite a heavy and active police presence. The U.S. government has […]

  • Cyprus - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Cyprus due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Cyprus due to COVID-19. Most transportation options (such as airports and land/sea borders) are open. Businesses are operating, although some restrictions may be in place. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Cyprus. Do not attempt to enter the United Nations buffer zone at any place other than a designated crossing point. Police and UN forces strictly enforce this restriction. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Cyprus: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive […]

  • Grenada - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Grenada due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Grenada due to COVID-19. Grenada has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Grenada. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Grenada. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Grenada: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and […]

  • Nepal - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Nepal due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Nepal due to the potential for isolated political violence. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Nepal due to COVID-19.  Nepal has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Nepal. Political demonstrations intended to be peaceful can sometimes escalate into violence and may be met with force by Nepali authorities. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Nepal:  See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.   Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.     Avoid demonstrations and crowds.  Do not trek alone. Be aware that infrastructure, government services and […]

  • Tanzania - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Tanzania due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Tanzania due to crime, terrorism, and targeting of LGBTI persons. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for the Tanzania due to COVID-19. CDC compliant testing for COVID-19 is either not available or results are not always available within 3 calendar days of testing. Travelers should expect delays returning to the U.S. For the duration of the pandemic, Tanzania has not implemented stay at home orders, nor limited transportation options or business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Tanzania. Reconsider Travel To: Mtwara Region in southern Tanzania due to the threat of terrorism. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as assault, sexual assault, robberies, mugging, and carjacking, is common. Local police may lack […]

  • South Sudan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to South Sudan due to COVID-19, crime, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for South Sudan due to COVID-19. Travelers to South Sudan may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within South Sudan due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in South Sudan. Violent crime, such as carjackings, shootings, ambushes, assaults, robberies, and kidnappings is common throughout South Sudan, including Juba. Foreign nationals have been the victims of rape, sexual assault, armed robberies, and other violent crimes. Armed conflict is ongoing and includes fighting between various political and ethnic groups. Weapons are readily available to the population. In […]

  • Chad - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Chad due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, and minefields. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Chad due to COVID-19. Chad has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Chad. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Chad. Country Summary: Violent crimes, such as armed robbery, carjacking, kidnapping, and muggings, have occurred in Chad. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting foreigners, local security forces, and civilians. They can easily cross borders, including in the Lake Chad region; borders may close without notice. There are unmapped and undocumented minefields along the borders with both […]

  • Saint Lucia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to in Saint Lucia due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Saint Lucia due to COVID-19. St. Lucia has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within St. Lucia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Saint Lucia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Saint Lucia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. […]

  • Uganda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Uganda due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Uganda due to crime.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 3 Travel Health Notice for Uganda due to COVID-19.    Uganda has resumed most internal transportation options, and the international airport is open for regular travel. Most business operations have resumed, however some day cares and schools remain closed.  Other improved conditions have been reported within Uganda.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Uganda. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, home invasion, and sexual assault, can occur at any time, especially in larger cities including Kampala and Entebbe.  Local police often lack the capability to respond effectively to serious crime.  Read the country information page.  If you decide to […]

  • Bhutan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bhutan due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Bhutan due to COVID-19.   Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions [are/are not] in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bhutan. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Bhutan: See the U.S. Embassy's web page  regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Bhutan. U.S. citizens […]

  • India - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise Increased Caution to India due to COVID-19, crime, and terrorism. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for India due to COVID-19.   Most transportation options (such as airports and land/sea borders) are open. Businesses are operating, although some restrictions may be in place. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in India. Do not travel to: The state of Jammu and Kashmir (except the eastern Ladakh region and its capital, Leh) due to terrorism and civil unrest. Within 10 km of the India-Pakistan border due to the potential for armed conflict. Indian authorities report rape is one of the fastest growing crimes in India. Violent crime, such as sexual assault, has occurred at tourist sites and in […]

  • Ghana - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Ghana due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Ghana due to COVID-19.   Ghana currently allows air transportation, and businesses are operating. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Ghana. Exercise increased caution in: Urban areas due to crime. Intercity highways after dark due to crime. Areas near the northern border in the Upper East and Upper West regions due to crime. Parts of the Bono East, Bono, Savannah, Northern, North East, and Upper East regions due to civil unrest. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Ghana: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts and make it easier to locate you in […]

  • Turks and Caicos Islands - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Exercise increased caution in the Turks and Caicos Islands due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 4 Travel Health Notice for the Turks and Caicos Islands due to COVID-19. Travelers to the Turks and Caicos Islands may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within the Turks and Caicos Islands due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Country Summary: The vast majority of crime occurs in Providenciales. Local medical care and criminal investigative capabilities are limited.                 Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to […]

  • Mauritius - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Mauritius due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Mauritius due to lack of available COVID-19 data.  Mauritius has resumed transportation options, including international air travel, although all travelers must undergo a 14-day quarantine. Mauritius has resumed business operations, including day cares and schools. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mauritius. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Mauritius: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for […]

  • Montenegro - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Montenegro due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Montenegro due to COVID-19.   Travelers to Montenegro may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Montenegro. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Montenegro: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Montenegro. Prepare a contingency plan […]

  • Czech Republic - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the Czech Republic due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for the Czech Republic due to the very high risk of COVID-19.   Most transportation options (such as airports and land/sea borders) are open. Businesses are operating, although some restrictions may be in place. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions and partial border closures are currently in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Czech Republic. Read the country information page.     If you decide to travel to the Czech Republic: See the U.S. Embassy’s web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an […]

  • Portugal - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Portugal due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Portugal due to COVID-19. Limited transportation options are available, and some border crossings by land are closed with most flight routes suspended.  Only essential businesses, such as supermarkets, pharmacies, and medical services are operating. Entry restrictions, pre-flight COVID-19 testing and quarantine measures are in place for U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for details. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Portugal. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Portugal: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive travel […]

  • Burma (Myanmar) - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on February 14, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Burma due to COVID-19 as well as areas of civil unrest and armed conflict.  On February 14, the Department authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees and their family members. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Burma due to COVID-19.   The Burmese military has detained and deposed elected government officials. Protests and demonstrations against military rule have occurred and are expected to continue.  In addition to nation-wide protests and demonstrations, the following areas of Burma are subject to heightened civil unrest or armed conflict: Matupi township in Chin State Bhamo and Mogaung townships in Kachin State       Hopang, Hseni, Hsipaw, Mongkaung, Namhsan, Namtu, and Nanhkan townships in Shan State Shadaw township in Kayah State […]

  • Belize - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Belize due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Belize due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Belize due to COVID-19.   Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Belize. Violent crime – such as sexual assault, home invasions, armed robberies, and murder – are common even during daylight hours and in tourist areas. A significant portion of violent crime is gang related. Due to high crime, travelers are advised to exercise caution while traveling to the south side of Belize City. Local police lack the resources and […]

  • Panama - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Panama due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Panama due to COVID-19. Reduced transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures, mandatory COVID-19 testing, or other entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Panama. Do not travel to: Parts of the Mosquito Gulf due to crime. Parts of the Darién Region due to crime. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Panama: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart […]

  • Spain - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 11, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Spain due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Spain due to terrorism and civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Spain due to COVID-19. Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions.  Entry restrictions or quarantine measures are in place for most U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Spain. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Spain. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public […]

  • Burundi - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Burundi due to COVID-19, crime, health, and political violence. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Burundi due to COVID-19.   Burundi has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Burundi. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Burundi. Violent crimes, such as grenade attacks and armed robbery, occur frequently. Though Westerners are unlikely to be targeted, the risk of being in the wrong place at the wrong time is high. Local police lack the resources and training to respond effectively to crimes. Medical services in Burundi fall well below U.S. standards, and there are no adequate trauma services in the […]

  • Sierra Leone - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 9, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Sierra Leone due to crime. Exercise increased caution in Sierra Leone due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Sierra Leone due to COVID-19.   Sierra Leone has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Sierra Leone. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Sierra Leone. Country Summary: Violent crimes, such as robbery and assault, occur frequently in Sierra Leone, especially in Freetown. Local police often lack the resources to deal effectively with serious criminal incidents. If traveling outside the Freetown peninsula, make all efforts to complete your travel during daylight hours due to increased safety hazards at […]

  • Namibia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Namibia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Namibia due to COVID-19.  Namibia has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Namibia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Namibia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Namibia. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last […]

  • Jamaica - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Jamaica due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Exercise increased caution in Jamaica due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4Travel Health Notice for Jamaica due to COVID-19. Jamaica has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations. Other improved conditions have been reported within Jamaica. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Jamaica. Do not travel to: The below-listed areas of Kingston due to crime. The below-listed areas of Montego Bay due to crime. Spanish Town due to crime. Country Summary: Violent crimes, such as home invasions, armed robberies, sexual assaults, and homicides are common. Sexual assaults occur […]

  • British Virgin Islands - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the British Virgin Islands due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for the British Virgin Islands due to COVID-19. The British Virgin Islands have lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands.   Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to the British Virgin Islands: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Barbados, […]

  • Senegal - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Senegal due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 4 Travel Health Notice for Senegal due to COVID-19. Senegal has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Senegal. Exercise Increased Caution In: The Casamance region due to crime and landmines. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Senegal: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Do not stray from main roads and well-traveled areas in the Casamance region. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the […]

  • Oman - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider Travel to Oman due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Oman due to COVID-19. Transportation options are available, and most businesses are operating. However, quarantine measures and testing and tracing requirements are in place for U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Oman. Do not travel to: The Yemen border area due to terrorism and armed conflict. Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including Oman, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and/or a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR). For more information U.S. citizens should consult the Federal Aviation Administration’s Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices. Read the country […]

  • Nicaragua - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 4, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to COVID-19, limited healthcare availability, and arbitrary enforcement of laws. Exercise increased caution in Nicaragua due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Nicaragua due to COVID-19. Travelers should expect delays returning to the U.S. and there is reduced availability of flights. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Nicaragua. The government of Nicaragua arbitrarily enforces laws for political purposes. Throughout Nicaragua, government officials and law enforcement continue to target those opposed to the rule of President Ortega. The government and its affiliated groups have been reported to: Systematically target opposition figures (regardless of nationality), including former allies, political activists, business representatives, clergy, human […]

  • Philippines - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the Philippines due to COVID-19. Additionally, exercise increased caution due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, and kidnapping.  Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Philippines due to COVID-19.   Philippines has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within the Philippines. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Philippines.    Do Not Travel to: The Sulu Archipelago, including the southern Sulu Sea, due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, and kidnapping. Marawi City in Mindanao due to terrorism and civil unrest. […]

  • Samoa - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Samoa due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Samoa due to lack of available COVID-19 data.   Samoa has resumed transportation options (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools). However, inbound travel is significantly restricted and business operating hours remain limited. Other improved conditions have been reported within Samoa. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Samoa. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Samoa: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of […]

  • Nauru - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Nauru due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Nauru due to lack of available COVID-19 data. Nauru has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Nauru. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Nauru: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with […]

  • Tuvalu - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Tuvalu due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Tuvalu due to lack of available COVID-19 data. Tuvalu has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Tuvalu. Read the Country Information page. If you decide to travel to Tuvalu: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with updates to […]

  • Seychelles - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider Travel to Seychelles due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Seychelles due to COVID-19.  Seychelles has resumed most transportation options, but maintains restrictions on international travelers from certain countries.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Seychelles. Read the Country Information page. If you decide to travel to Seychelles: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Seychelles. Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. […]

  • Sri Lanka - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Sri Lanka due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sri Lanka due to terrorism.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Sri Lanka due to COVID-19.   Sri Lanka has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Sri Lanka. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets, shopping malls, government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, hospitals, and other public areas. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in remote areas. Read the country information page. If you decide to […]

  • Cote d Ivoire - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Cote d’Ivoire due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to civil unrest, crime terrorism and upcoming elections.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Cote d’Ivoire due to COVID-19.    Airport operations and international flights in Côte d’Ivoire have resumed, although the number of flights is reduced. Land and maritime borders remain closed. Business operations (including day cares and schools) have fully resumed. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Cote d’Ivoire. Reconsider Travel To: Northern border region due to terrorism. Country Summary:  Legislative elections are expected to take place in late February or early March 2021. Past electoral periods were marked by incidents of civil unrest, including […]

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines due to COVID-19. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to St. Vincent and the Grenadines: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to […]

  • Egypt - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Egypt due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Egypt due to terrorism and the Embassy’s limited ability to assist dual national U.S.-Egyptian citizens who are arrested or detained. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Egypt due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   Egypt has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Egypt. Do not travel to: The Sinai Peninsula (with the exception of travel to Sharm El-Sheikh by air) due to terrorism. The Western Desert due to terrorism. Egyptian border areas due to military zones. Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Egypt. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, and have targeted diplomatic facilities, tourist locations, transportation hubs, […]

  • Rwanda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Rwanda due to COVID-19.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Rwanda due to COVID-19.   Some quarantines for inbound and outbound travelers remain in effect.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Rwanda. Exercise Increased Caution in: The Rwanda-Burundi border due to armed conflict. The Rwanda-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) border due to armed conflict. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Rwanda: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook […]

  • Slovakia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Slovakia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Slovakia due to COVID-19. Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for details. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Slovakia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Slovakia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for […]

  • Bolivia - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Bolivia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Bolivia due to civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Bolivia due to COVID-19.  Travelers to Boliva may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Bolivia due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bolivia. Country Summary: Demonstrations, strikes, and roadblocks can occur at any time in Bolivia. Demonstrations can result in violence. Roadblocks and strikes may cut off traffic and restrict the flow of goods and services around the country. Domestic and international flights may be delayed or unexpectedly cancelled. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Bolivia: […]

  • Botswana - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do Not Travel to Botswana due to COVID-19.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Botswana due to COVID-19.  CDC compliant testing for COVID-19 is either not available or results are not always available within 3 calendar days of testing. Travelers should expect delays returning to the U.S. Botswana has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Masks are required in all public spaces. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Botswana. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Botswana: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.   Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.     Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it […]

  • Vanuatu - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Vanuatu due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Vanuatu due to lack of available COVID-19 data. Vanuatu has lifted stay at home orders and resumed business operations. Cargo flights, with limited outbound passenger service, and repatriation flights organized by the Vanuatu government are operating on an occasional basis. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Vanuatu. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Vanuatu: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad […]

  • Tonga - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Tonga due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Tonga due to lack of available COVID-19 data. Tonga has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Tonga. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Tonga: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with […]

  • Djibouti - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Djibouti due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Djibouti due to COVID-19.   Djibouti is minimally impacted by restrictions due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Djibouti. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Djibouti: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Djibouti. Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.

  • Cameroon - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Cameroon due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Cameroon due to COVID-19.  Cameroon has resumed most internal transportation options with daily international flights although borders remain, with some exceptions, closed to regular travel. Most business operations have resumed. Other improved conditions have been reported within Cameroon. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Cameroon.  Do Not Travel to: North, Far North, Northwest and Southwest Regions, and Parts of East and Adamawa Regions due to crime and kidnapping. Far North Region due to terrorism. Northwest and Southwest Regions due to armed conflict. Violent crime, such as armed robbery and carjacking, is common throughout […]

  • Solomon Islands - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on February 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the Solomon Islands due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for the Solomon Islands due to lack of available COVID-19 data. The Solomon Islands has lifted stay at home orders and resumed business operations. Only repatriation flights organized by the Solomon Islands government are operating on an occasional basis. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Solomon Islands. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Solomon Islands: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad […]

  • Bangladesh - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bangladesh due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Bangladesh due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Bangladesh due to COVID-19.   Bangladesh has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options, and businesses operations.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bangladesh. Exercise increased caution in Bangladesh due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. In Bangladesh the crime rate impacting foreigners is generally low. However, travelers should be aware of petty crimes such as pickpocketing in crowded areas. Crimes such as muggings, burglaries, assaults, and illegal drug trafficking constitute the majority of criminal activity in Bangladesh’s major cities, but there are no indications foreigners […]

  • Pakistan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to COVID-19, terrorism, and sectarian violence. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Pakistan due to COVID-19. The Government of Pakistan has lifted stay-at-home orders and allowed the resumption of intercity domestic travel and mass transit services in most cities. Travel restrictions, stay-at-home orders, business closures, and other restrictions can be reintroduced at any time within Pakistan due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Pakistan. Do not travel to: Balochistan province and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, including the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), due to terrorism and kidnapping. The immediate vicinity of the Line of Control due to terrorism and […]

  • The Bahamas - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to The Bahamas due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Exercise caution in some areas of The Bahamas due to crime. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Bahamas due to COVID-19.   Travelers to The Bahamas may experience travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within The Bahamas due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in The Bahamas. Country Summary: The vast majority of crime occurs on New Providence (Nassau) and Grand Bahama (Freeport) islands. In Nassau, exercise caution in the “Over the Hill” area (south of Shirley Street). Violent crime, such as burglaries, armed robberies, and sexual assault occur, but generally not in tourist areas. […]

  • Eritrea - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Eritrea due to COVID-19, travel restrictions, limited consular assistance, and landmines. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Eritrea due to COVID-19.   Eritrea has resumed stay-at-home orders, with some exceptions. Some transportation and business operations are available. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Eritrea. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Eritrea, as U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization to travel outside of Asmara. Eritrean law enforcement officials routinely block access to foreign nationals in detention. The U.S. Embassy therefore may not receive notification or be allowed access to you if you are detained or arrested. There are landmines in many remote areas in Eritrea, […]

  • Singapore - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Singapore due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 2 Travel Health Notice for Singapore due to COVID-19.   While the COVID-19 environment has improved, some restrictions may still be in place. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions may be in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for details. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Singapore: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Singapore. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a […]

  • Afghanistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Afghanistan due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3Travel Health Notice for Afghanistan due to COVID-19.   Afghanistan has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Afghanistan. Travel to all areas of Afghanistan is unsafe because of critical levels of kidnappings, hostage taking, suicide bombings, widespread military combat operations, landmines, and terrorist and insurgent attacks, including attacks using vehicle-borne, magnetic, or other improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suicide vests, and grenades. Terrorist and insurgent groups continue planning and executing attacks in Afghanistan. These attacks occur with little or no […]

  • Thailand - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Thailand due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Thailand due to COVID-19.   Thailand's borders are still closed for all foreign nationals with few exceptions. Thailand has resumed domestic transportation options, (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools).  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Thailand. Reconsider travel to: Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, and Songkhla provinces due to civil unrest. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Thailand: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive […]

  • Iraq - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Iraq due to COVID-19, terrorism, kidnapping, armed conflict, and Mission Iraq’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Iraq due to COVID-19.  Travelers to Iraq may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Iraq due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Iraq. U.S. citizens in Iraq are at high risk for violence and kidnapping. Numerous terrorist and insurgent groups are active in Iraq and regularly attack both Iraqi security forces and civilians. Anti-U.S. sectarian militias threaten U.S. citizens and Western companies throughout Iraq. Attacks by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) occur in many areas of the […]

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Trinidad and Tobago due to restricted travel options put in place to prevent COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Trinidad and Tobago due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 3 Travel Health Notice for Trinidad and Tobago due to COVID-19.   Travelers to Trinidad and Tobago may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Trinidad and Tobago due to COVID-19.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago. Do not travel to: Laventille, Beetham, Sea Lots, Cocorite, and the interior of Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain due to crime.   Violent […]

  • Ireland - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Ireland due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Ireland due to COVID-19. Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Ireland. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Ireland: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Ireland. Prepare a contingency […]

  • Madagascar - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Madagascar due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Madagascar due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Madagascar due to COVID-19.   While the COVID-19 environment has improved, some restrictions may still be in place. Quarantine measures and entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Madagascar. Violent crime, such as armed robbery and assault, may occur throughout Madagascar and particularly in: Antananarivo, Nosy Be, Toamasina (Tamatave), and Mahajunga Ankarana and Montagne d’Ambre National Parks adjacent to Diego Isalo General area surrounding Tolagnaro (Ft. Dauphin), south of National Route (RN) 7 and RN 27 (excluding the tourist area on the coastal roads between Ambovombe and […]

  • Mozambique - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Mozambique due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Mozambique due to health issues, crime, and terrorism. Some areas have greater risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Mozambique due to COVID-19.   Mozambique has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mozambique. Do Not Travel To: Some northern districts in Cabo Delgado Province due to terrorism. Reconsider Travel To: Pemba, the provincial capital of Cabo Delgado, due to threat of terrorism. Some sections of the EN1 and EN6 in Sofala and Manica provinces due to crime. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as mugging, is common. Mozambique’s health infrastructure is limited: […]