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 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not 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 issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Kyrgyzstan due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 information.

  • Fiji - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Fiji due to COVID-19-related restrictions. 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 Fiji due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Fiji. Commercial transportation to/from Fiji is not available or only sporadically available. It may be difficult to enter or leave Fiji and travelers should expect delays entering Fiji and/or returning to the United States. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Fiji. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Fiji: See the U.S. Embassy’s webpage 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 […]

  • Cambodia - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Cambodia due to COVID-19. 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 Cambodia for COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Cambodia. Exercise increased caution in: Phnom Penh due to crime. Very remote areas of Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Pursat, Siem Reap, Pailin, and Kampong Thom provinces due to land mines. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Cambodia: 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. Be sure to put an end […]

  • Ghana - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in 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 2 Travel Health Notice for Ghana due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 an emergency. Follow […]

  • Zambia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Zambia 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 Zambia due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Zambia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Zambia: 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 Zambia. 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 COVID-19 […]

  • Afghanistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Afghanistan due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict.   U.S. citizens wishing to depart Afghanistan should leave as soon as possible on available commercial flights. 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 Afghanistan due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Afghanistan. On April 27, 2021, the Department ordered the departure from U.S. Embassy Kabul of U.S. government employees whose functions can be performed elsewhere. 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 […]

  • Thailand - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Thailand due to COVID-19.  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 Thailand due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 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 Reports for Thailand. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always […]

  • Laos - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Laos due to COVID-19-related restrictions. 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 Laos for COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. Commercial transportation to/from Laos is available on a limited basis. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Laos. Reconsider travel to: Xaisomboun Province due to civil unrest. Exercise increased caution in: Remote areas along the border with Burma due to crime. Areas of Savannakhet, Xieng Khouang, Saravane, Khammouane, Sekong, Champassak, Houaphan, Attapeu, Luang Prabang, and Vientiane provinces, as well as along Route 7 (from Route 13 to the Vietnam border), Route 9 (Savannakhet to the Vietnam border), and Route 20 (Pakse to Saravane) due to unexploded bombs. Read the country […]

  • Cameroon - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 17, 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, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 Cameroon. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in North, Far North, Northwest, […]

  • Barbados - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Barbados 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 Barbados due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Barbados. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Barbados: 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. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last […]

  • Chad - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 14, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. See below for specific Lake Chad and Region information. 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 indicating a high level of COVID in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Chad. Do Not Travel to: Lake Chad region due to terrorism. Borders with Libya and Sudan due to armed conflict and minefields. Country Summary: Violent crimes, such as armed robbery, carjacking, kidnapping, and muggings, have occurred in Chad. Demonstrations continue, particularly in N'Djamena, in the wake of recent armed insurrection and have the potential to turn violent. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting foreigners, local security […]

  • Israel, The West Bank and Gaza - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Israel due to armed conflict and civil unrest. Exercise increased caution in Israel due to COVID-19, travel restrictions, and quarantine procedures instituted by the Government of Israel. Do not travel to the West Bank due to COVID-19, travel restrictions and quarantine procedures instituted by the Palestinian Authority. Do not travel to Gaza due to COVID-19, terrorism, civil unrest, and armed conflict.   Rockets continue to impact the Gaza periphery and areas across Southern and Central Israel, including Jerusalem. There has been a marked increase in protests and violence throughout Israel. Recent incidents of violence include vandalism, rock throwing, burning of vehicles, and attacks on passersby. Protests and violence may continue to occur, some with little or no warning. The security environment within Gaza and on its borders is dangerous and volatile. Sporadic mortar and rocket fire and corresponding Israeli military responses continue to occur. Some […]

  • Egypt - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Egypt due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel due to terrorism, and do not travel to the Sinai Peninsula (with the exception of travel to Sharm El-Sheikh by air) and the Western Desert due to terrorism, and Egyptian border areas due to military zones. Exercise increased caution in Egypt due to the Embassy’s limited ability to assist dual national U.S.-Egyptian citizens who are arrested or detained.  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 Egypt due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 […]

  • United Kingdom - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the United Kingdom due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution 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 the United Kingdom due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into the United Kingdom. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the United Kingdom. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in the United Kingdom. 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 areas. There is also a risk of isolated violence by dissident groups in […]

  • Hong Kong - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Reconsider travel to the PRC’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) due to both arbitrary enforcement of local laws and COVID-19-related travel restrictions. 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 PRC and a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Hong Kong, due to COVID-19. The PRC has resumed most business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within the PRC. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the PRC, as testing and travel requirements frequently change. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Hong Kong. Visit the Consulate General's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Hong Kong. Please […]

  • Cote d Ivoire - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel due to COVID-19 and crime. Exercise increased caution due to civil unrest 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Côte d’Ivoire due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Côte d’Ivoire. Reconsider Travel To: Northern border region due to terrorism. Country Summary: Crime continues to be a major public security concern in Côte d’Ivoire. Violent crime, such as carjacking, robbery, and home invasion, is common. Local police often lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents. Extremist activity occurs frequently in the tri-border region of Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali. Due to ongoing political tensions, demonstrations and […]

  • Anguilla - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Anguilla 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 Anguilla due to COVID-19 indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. Travelers to Anguilla may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Anguilla due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Anguilla. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Anguilla: 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 […]

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Trinidad and Tobago due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place on U.S. citizen entry into Trinidad and Tobago. Commercial transportation to/from Trinidad and Tobago is not available or only sporadically available. It may be difficult to enter or leave Trinidad and Tobago and travelers should expect delays entering Trinidad and Tobago and/or returning to the United States. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago. Do not […]

  • Timor-Leste - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Timor-Leste due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions. Exercise increased caution in Timor-Leste due to crime 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 Timor-Leste due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting entry into Timor-Leste, including for U.S. citizens. Commercial transportation to/from Timor-Leste is not available or only sporadically available. It may be difficult to enter or leave Timor-Leste and travelers should expect delays entering Timor-Leste and/or returning to the United States. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Timor-Leste. Country Summary: Timor-Leste has seen isolated instances of police responding to protests with force and the use of tear gas. Stone throwing […]

  • Mozambique - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 10, 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Mozambique due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mozambique. Do Not Travel To: Certain 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: there are only three doctors per 100,000 people, frontline health […]

  • French Polynesia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to French Polynesia 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 French Polynesia due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into French Polynesia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in French Polynesia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to French Polynesia: See the U.S. Embassy’s webpage 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 […]

  • Nepal - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Nepal due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Nepal. On May 7, the Department of State authorized the voluntary departure of family members of U.S. government employees and non-emergency U.S. government employees from Nepal. Commercial flights departing Nepal are currently not regularly available. U.S. citizens who wish to depart Nepal should register their interest with the Embassy by completing the following online form: https://bit.ly/3eUPFC0 U.S. citizens should also refer to the U.S. Embassy’s web page for updated flight […]

  • India - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to India due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime and terrorism. On April 28, 2021, the Department approved the voluntary departure of family members of U.S. government employees. On May 5, 2021, the Department approved the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees. U.S. citizens who wish to depart India should take advantage of available commercial transportation options.      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 India due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 […]

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

    Reconsider travel to Burundi due to crime, health, and political violence. Exercise increased caution 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 Burundi due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Burundi. Country Summary: 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 country. Emergency medical and fire services are limited or non-existent in some areas of the country. The CDC has also issued a […]

  • Papua New Guinea - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on May 3, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Papua New Guinea due to COVID-19, crime, civil unrest, health concerns, natural disasters, 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 not issued a Travel Health Notice for Papua New Guinea for COVID-19, indicating an unknown level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place, including third-country transit requirements, affecting U.S. citizen entry and exit in Papua New Guinea. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea. Reconsider travel to: Bougainville, particularly areas near the Panguna mine, due to civil unrest. The Highlands region due to civil unrest. Areas in the vicinity of Mt. Ulawun on the island of New Britain due to natural disaster. Country Summary: Violent crime, including sexual assault, […]

  • Sri Lanka - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on May 3, 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, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 travel to Sri Lanka: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding […]

  • Iceland - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Iceland due to COVID-19 related restrictions. 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 Iceland due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Iceland. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Iceland. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Iceland:  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 Iceland.  U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for […]

  • Bhutan - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on April 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution to Bhutan. 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, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.

  • Japan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Japan due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions. 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 Japan due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Japan. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Japan. Read the country information page. If you travel to Japan, you should: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Avoid contact with sick people. Discuss travel to Japan with your healthcare provider. Older adults and travelers with underlying health issues may be at risk for more severe disease. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands Clean your hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or […]

  • Sao Tome and Principe - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do Not Travel to Sao Tome and Principe 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 Sao Tome and Principe due to COVID-19, indicating an unknown level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Sao Tome and Principe. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Sao Tome and Principe: 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 Sao Tome & Principe. Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with updates to […]

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

    Do not travel to Azerbaijan due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel due to terrorism concerns.  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 Azerbaijan due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Azerbaijan. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan has a longstanding risk presented by terrorist groups, who continue plotting possible attacks in Azerbaijan. For this reason, avoid unnecessary travel to the Azerbaijan-Iran border. 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 […]

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

    Do not travel to Armenia 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 Armenia due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Armenia. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Armenia. Do not travel to: The Nagorno-Karabakh region and surrounding territories due to recent hostilities. Casualties continue to occur following intensive fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in fall 2020. Avoid roads near the international border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in and around Nagorno-Karabakh as access is restricted. Visit our website for Travel to […]

  • Tajikistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Tajikistan due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Tajikistan 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 Tajikistan due to COVID-19, indicating an unknown level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Tajikistan. Terrorists have targeted bicyclists and may target other places, such as residential areas, clubs and restaurants, places of worship, hotels, schools, outdoor recreation events, and other venues, although Government of Tajikistan facilities remain the most likely target. Facilities catering to westerners in Tajikistan present a heightened risk. Avoid large crowds and public transportation to the extent possible. Tourists should avoid activities that develop predictable patterns of movement. If documenting your travel on social […]

  • China - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Reconsider travel to the PRC’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) due to both arbitrary enforcement of local laws and COVID-19-related travel restrictions. 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 PRC and a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Hong Kong, due to COVID-19. The PRC has resumed most business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within the PRC. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the PRC, as testing and travel requirements frequently change. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Hong Kong. Visit the Consulate General's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Hong Kong. Please […]

  • Syria - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Syria due to COVID-19, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, armed conflict, and risk of unjust detention. 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 Syria due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. The U.S. Embassy in Damascus suspended its operations in February 2012. The Czech Republic serves as the protecting power for the United States in Syria. The U.S. government is unable to provide any emergency services to U.S. citizens in Syria. Syria has experienced active armed conflict since 2011. No part of Syria is safe from violence. Kidnappings by armed groups, unjust arrests and/or detentions, the use of chemical warfare, shelling, and aerial bombardment of civilian centers pose significant risk of death or serious injury. The destruction of infrastructure, housing, medical facilities, […]

  • Taiwan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Taiwan due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions. 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 Taiwan for COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in Taiwan. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Taiwan. Visit the American Institute's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Taiwan. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Taiwan: See the American Institute in Taiwan'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 Taiwan. Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the […]

  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba (BES) 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 Bonaire due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Sint Eustatius.  Commercial transportation to/from Sint Eustatius is  only sporadically available.  It may be difficult to enter or leave Sint Eustatius and travelers should expect delays entering Sint Eustatius and/or returning to the United States There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Saba.  Commercial transportation to/from Saba is  only sporadically available.  It may be difficult to enter or leave Saba and travelers should expect delays entering Saba and/or returning to the United States  Visit the Consulate's COVID-19 page for more […]

  • Rwanda - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise Increased caution in 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 2 Travel Health Notice for Rwanda due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19. 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 and Twitter. Review the Crime […]

  • Qatar - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Qatar 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 Qatar due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Qatar.   Read the country information page. Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including Qatar, 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. If you decide to travel to Qatar: 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 […]

  • Saudi Arabia - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to Saudi Arabia due to the threat of missile and drone attacks on civilian facilities. Exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Saudi Arabia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia. Do not travel to the following locations due to missile and drone attacks and terrorism: Within 50 miles of the Saudi-Yemen border, as well as the cities of Abha, Jizan, Najran, and Khamis Mushayt; Abha airport; Qatif in the Eastern Province and its suburbs, including Awamiyah. U.S. government personnel must adhere to the above travel […]

  • Belgium - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Belgium due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Belgium 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Belgium due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Belgium. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Belgium. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Belgium. 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, music, and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Belgium: See the U.S. […]

  • Jordan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Jordan due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Jordan due to terrorism. 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 Jordan due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Jordan. If you are in Jordan, do not travel to: Within 3.5 km of the Jordanian border with Syria and east of the town of Ruwayshid in the direction of the border with Iraq due to terrorism and armed conflict. Designated Syrian refugee camps in Jordan due to Government of Jordan restrictions on entry into these camps. Zarqa, Rusayfah, and the Baqa’a neighborhood of Ayn Basha due to terrorism and crime. Reconsider travel to: Ma’an City and as-Salt due to terrorism and crime. Terrorist […]

  • Lebanon - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Lebanon due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to Lebanon due to crime, terrorism, armed conflict, civil unrest, kidnapping and Embassy Beirut’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens. 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 Lebanon due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Lebanon. Do Not Travel to: the border with Syria due to terrorism and armed conflict the border with Israel due to the potential for armed conflict refugee settlements due to the potential for armed clashes Local security authorities have noted a recent rise in violent crimes, including political violence. Multiple unsolved killings within the past 12 months in Lebanon […]

  • Uzbekistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistan due to COVID-19, indicating an unknown level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Uzbekistan. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Uzbekistan: 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 Uzbekistan. 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 COVID-19 […]

  • Libya - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Libya 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Libya due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the State Department’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Libya.  Crime levels in Libya remain high, including the threat of kidnapping for ransom. Westerners and U.S. citizens have been targets of these crimes. Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Libya. Violent extremist activity in Libya remains high, and extremist groups have made threats against U.S. government officials and citizens. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, hotels, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and government facilities. Outbreaks of violence between […]

  • New Zealand - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to New Zealand without prior authorization from the New Zealand government. Entry restrictions are in place to prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19 in New Zealand. 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 New Zealand due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in New Zealand. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to New Zealand: 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 New Zealand. U.S. citizens who travel […]

  • Sint Maarten - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Sint Maarten 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 Sint Maarten due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Consulate's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Sint Maarten. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Sint Maarten: See the U.S. Consulate'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. 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 COVID-19 information.

  • Oman - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Oman due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. 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 information page. If you decide to travel to Oman: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on […]

  • Montserrat - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Montserrat 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 1 Travel Health Notice for Montserrat due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Montserrat. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Montserrat: 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. 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 COVID-19 information.

  • Brunei - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Brunei due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions.           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 Brunei for COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Brunei currently requires U.S. citizens to obtain permission and sponsorship before entering due to COVID-19. Furthermore, travelers arriving indirectly from the United States are subject to a 14-day quarantine and at least one COVID-19 test at the traveler’s expense. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Brunei. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Brunei: 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 […]

  • Turkmenistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Turkmenistan due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related preventative measures. Reconsider travel to Turkmenistan due to Embassy Ashgabat’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 not issued a Travel Health Notice for Turkmenistan due to COVID-19, indicating an unknown level of COVID-19 in the country. Commercial transportation to and from Turkmenistan is not available or only sporadically available.  It may be difficult to enter and leave Turkmenistan and travelers should expect delays entering Turkmenistan and returning to the United States. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on the situation in Turkmenistan. Currently, international commercial flights have been suspended. Any special charter flights, must use Turkmenabat International Airport which is 290 miles by air and 385 […]

  • Bulgaria - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bulgaria. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Bulgaria. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Bulgaria: 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 Bulgaria. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review […]

  • Kuwait - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Kuwait 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 Kuwait due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Kuwait. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Kuwait. Do not travel to: The desert region near the border with Iraq due to the prevalence of unexploded ordnance. Exercise increased caution: The Jeleeb Al-Shuyoukh area in Kuwait City due to crime. Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including Kuwait, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and/or a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR). For more […]

  • Australia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Australia due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions. 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 Australia due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Australia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Australia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Australia: 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. Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 […]

  • Malawi - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Malawi 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 Malawi due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Malawi.   Read the country information page.   If you decide to travel to Malawi: 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. Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans. Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible. 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 Malawi. U.S. […]

  • Georgia - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Georgia due to COVID-19. 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 Georgia due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Georgia. Do Not Travel to: The Russian-occupied Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia due to risk of crime, civil unrest, and landmines. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Georgia: 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 Georgia. U.S. […]

  • Cayman Islands - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider to the Cayman Islands due to COVID-19-related restrictions. 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 Cayman Islands due to COVID-19 indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. However, there are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into the Caymans. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to the Cayman 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 the Cayman Islands U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always […]

  • Macau - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Macau 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 Macau due to COVID-19, indicating an unknown level of COVID-19 in Macau. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Macau. Visit the Consulate General's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Macau. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Macau: See the U.S. Consulate General’s webpage regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Be aware of your surroundings. Keep a low profile. Follow U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau on Facebook and Twitter. 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 Macau. U.S. […]

  • Liechtenstein - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Liechtenstein 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 Liechtenstein due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in country. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Liechtenstein. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Liechtenstein. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Liechtenstein: 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 Reports for Switzerland. Have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s […]

  • Niger - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Niger due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to Niger 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Niger due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the for more information on COVID-19 in Niger. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common. Terrorist groups continue plotting kidnappings and possible attacks in Niger. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting foreign and local government facilities and areas frequented by Westerners. Terrorists operate in the areas bordering Mali, Libya, Burkina Faso, and throughout northern Niger. Avoid travel to Niger’s border regions, particularly the Malian border area, Diffa region, and the Lake Chad region. Mali-based extremist groups have crossed the border and […]