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.

  • Israel, The West Bank and Gaza - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Israel and the West Bank due to COVID-19, travel restrictions, and quarantine procedures instituted by the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority respectively. Exercise increased caution in Israel and the West Bank due to terrorism and civil unrest. Do not travel to Gaza due to COVID-19, terrorism, civil unrest, and armed conflict.   Some areas have increased risk. Read the county information page and this 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 Israel due to COVID-19.    Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza.  Terrorist groups and lone-wolf terrorists continue plotting possible attacks in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, […]

  • Egypt - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 21, 2020 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, […]

  • Equatorial Guinea - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 21, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea due to COVID-19. Equatorial Guinea has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Equatorial Guinea. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Equatorial Guinea: 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 […]

  • Nigeria - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 21, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Nigeria due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Nigeria due to COVID-19.       Nigeria has resumed domestic and international commercial air travel. National land borders are not yet opened.  Business operations (including daycares and religious institutions) are slowly reopening in phases. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Nigeria. Do Not Travel to: Borno and Yobe States and Northern Adamawa State due to terrorism Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, and Yobe states due to kidnapping Coastal areas of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta, and Rivers states (with […]

  • Ghana - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 21, 2020 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Ghana due to COVID-19.     Ghana has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders), and business operations. 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 […]

  • Fiji - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on September 21, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Fiji due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   Fiji 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 Fiji. 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 emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Fiji. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s […]

  • Kuwait - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Kuwait due to COVID-19.   Kuwait has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations) and business operations (including schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within 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) […]

  • South Africa - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to South Africa due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in South Africa due to crime, civil unrest, health, and drought. 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 South Africa due to COVID-19.   South Africa 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 South Africa. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, rape, carjacking, mugging, and "smash-and-grab" attacks on vehicles, is common. There is a higher risk of violent crime in the central business districts of major cities after dark. Demonstrations, protests, and strikes occur frequently. These can develop quickly without prior notification, often interrupting traffic, transportation, and other services; such […]

  • Mongolia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Mongolia 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 Mongolia due to COVID-19. Mongolia has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some in-country transportation options and business operations. However, Mongolia maintains an almost total ban on the entry of foreigners and has limited incoming air traffic to government-controlled charter flights. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mongolia. Read the country information page.   If you travel to Mongolia, you should: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S. Monitor local media for breaking events and adjust your plans based on new information. […]

  • Hong Kong - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), due to COVID-19 and arbitrary enforcement of local laws. 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 PRC and 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. Effective March 28, 2020, the PRC suspended entry into mainland China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits. On August 10, 2020, this ban was modified to allow entry of some nationals, not including the United States. Most commercial air carriers have reduced routes to and from mainland China. The Hong Kong SAR has resumed most […]

  • China - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), due to COVID-19 and arbitrary enforcement of local laws. 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 PRC and 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. Effective March 28, 2020, the PRC suspended entry into mainland China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits. On August 10, 2020, this ban was modified to allow entry of some nationals, not including the United States. Most commercial air carriers have reduced routes to and from mainland China. The Hong Kong SAR has resumed most […]

  • Cambodia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on September 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in 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 1 Travel Health Notice for Cambodia due to COVID-19. Cambodia has resumed most transportation options and business operations. Other improved conditions have been reported within Cambodia. 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 […]

  • El Salvador - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to El Salvador due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in El Salvador 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 El Salvador due to COVID-19.   El Salvador 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 El Salvador. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as murder, assault, rape, and armed robbery, is common. Gang activity, such as extortion, violent street crime, and narcotics and arms trafficking, is widespread. Local police may lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to El Salvador: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. […]

  • Benin - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 8, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Benin 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 Benin due to COVID-19.  Benin has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools), although land borders remain closed to most travelers. Other improved conditions have been reported within Benin. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Benin. Reconsider travel to: Park Pendjari, Park W and adjacent hunting zones, and other areas near Benin’s northern border with Burkina Faso, due to terrorism and kidnapping. Exercise increased caution in: Urban areas due to crime. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Benin: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Do […]

  • Bangladesh - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 8, 2020 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 are being […]

  • Mexico - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 8, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Mexico due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Mexico due to crime 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 Mexico due to COVID-19.   Mexico has lifted stay at home orders in some areas and resumed some transportation and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mexico. Do Not Travel To: Colima state due to crime. Guerrero state due to crime. Michoacán state due to crime. Sinaloa state due to crime. Tamaulipas state due to crime and kidnapping. Reconsider Travel To: Chihuahua state due to crime. Coahuila state due to crime. Durango state due to crime. Jalisco state due to crime. Mexico state due to crime. Morelos state due to crime. Nayarit state due to crime. Nuevo Leon […]

  • Pakistan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 8, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to COVID-19 and 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 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. 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 potential for armed conflict. Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Pakistan. A local history of terrorism and ongoing ideological aspirations of violence […]

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on September 8, 2020 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 2 Travel Health Notice for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines due to COVID-19. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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 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 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 […]

  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba (BES) 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. BES has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Consulate's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in BES. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to BES: 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. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Curaçao, which covers BES. 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 […]

  • Central African Republic - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to the Central African Republic due to COVID-19, Embassy Bangui’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens, crime, civil unrest, 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 the Central African Republic due to COVID-19. The Central African Republic has lifted stay at home orders, partially resumed commercial air transportation options, and business operations have mostly returned to normal. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Central African Republic. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, aggravated battery, and homicide, is common. Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups who regularly kidnap, injure, and/or kill civilians. In the event of unrest, airport, land border, and road closures may occur with little or no notice. The U.S. […]

  • British Virgin Islands - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 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 3 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, which […]

  • Saudi Arabia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider Travel to Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia due to terrorism and the threat of missile and drone attacks on civilian targets. 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 Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19.   Saudi Arabia lifted stay at home orders and resumed domestic transportation options and businesses operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia. Do not travel to: Within 50 miles of the border with Yemen due to terrorism and armed conflict. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Saudi Arabia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities. Terrorists have targeted both Saudi and Western government interests, […]

  • French Polynesia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 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.   French Polynesia 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 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 […]

  • Saint Lucia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution 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.   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. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Barbados, which covers Saint Lucia. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always […]

  • Montserrat - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Montserrat 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.    Montserrat 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 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.

  • Liberia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Liberia 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 Liberia due to COVID-19.    Liberia has resumed airport operations and re-opened its borders. Business operations have also resumed, as have schools for grades six through twelve. Other improved conditions have been reported within Liberia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Liberia.  Exercise increased caution in: Urban areas and public beaches due to crime. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Liberia: 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 Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an […]

  • Ethiopia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Ethiopia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Ethiopia due to civil unrest and communication disruptions. 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 Ethiopia due to COVID-19. Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia. Do Not Travel To: Border area with Somalia due to potential for terrorism, kidnapping, and landmines. Border areas with Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, and Eritrea due to crime, armed conflict, and civil unrest. Reconsider Travel To: Somali Regional State due to potential for terrorism. Ethiopia’s Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region (SNNPR) due to civil unrest. The […]

  • Sao Tome and Principe - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider 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 issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Sao Tome and Principe due to COVID-19.  Sao Tome and Principe 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 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 […]

  • Grenada - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on August 31, 2020 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.   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 Safety Report for Grenada. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have […]

  • Dominica - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Dominica 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. Dominica 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 Dominica. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Dominica: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Visit the Dominican Government’s official page for pre-arrival protocols. 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, which covers Dominica. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the […]

  • Sierra Leone - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Sierra Leone due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone due to COVID-19.   Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Sierra Leone. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as armed robbery, and assault, is common. Local police lack the resources, capacity, and training to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents. The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens outside Freetown at night as U.S. government employees are prohibited […]

  • Turkey - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 26, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Turkey due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution when traveling to Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions. 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 Turkey due to COVID-19. Turkey has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and reopening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Turkey. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Turkey. Do not travel to: Sirnak province, Hakkari province, and any area within six miles (ten kilometers) of the Syrian border due to terrorism. (Level 4) Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Turkey. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist […]

  • Sudan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 24, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Sudan 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Sudan due to COVID-19.     Sudan has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including private and international schools).  Other improved conditions have been reported within Sudan. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Sudan.   Country Summary: Crime, such as kidnapping, armed robbery, home invasion, and carjacking can occur. This type of crime is more frequent outside of Khartoum. Members of known terrorist groups continue to be in Sudan and could pose a threat. Terrorist groups in Sudan may harm Westerners and Western interests through suicide operations, […]

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 24, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Democratic Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, crime, and civil unrest. 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19.   Democratic Republic of the Congo 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Do Not Travel To: North Kivu and Ituri provinces due to terrorism. The eastern DRC region and the three Kasai provinces (Kasai, Kasai-Oriental, Kasai-Central) due to crime, civil unrest, armed conflict, and kidnapping. Équateur province due to Ebola. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as armed robbery, armed home invasion, and assault, is […]

  • Curaçao - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 24, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Curaçao 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 Curaçao due to COVID-19. Curaçao has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Consulate's COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Curaçao.  Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Curacao: 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. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Curacao. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always […]

  • Ukraine - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 24, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Ukraine due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime and civil unrest. 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 Ukraine due to COVID-19.    Ukraine has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Ukraine. Do not travel to: Crimea due to arbitrary detentions and other abuses by Russian occupation authorities. The eastern parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, especially the non-government-controlled areas, due to armed conflict. Crime targeting foreigners and property is common. Demonstrations, which have turned […]

  • Afghanistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on August 24, 2020 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 3 Travel 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 […]

  • Micronesia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on August 24, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in  Micronesia due to COVID-19 and Embassy Kolonia’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.   Micronesia continues to have transportation options, with limited flights into the country (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools).  However, no passengers are able to disembark in the country.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Micronesia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to the FSM: See the U.S. Embassy’s webpage regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans. Visit the FSM government website if appropriate for non-health conditions. Visit the websites for the Department of Health and Social Services for the latest […]

  • United Arab Emirates - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the United Arab Emirates 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  the United Arab Emirates due to COVID-19.   The United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the United Arab Emirates. Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including the United Arab Emirates, 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 […]

  • Marshall Islands - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in the Marshall Islands due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Marshall Islands continues to have transportation options (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools).  However, the Marshall Islands has banned travelers from entering the country and there are limited options to depart. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Marshall Islands. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Marshall 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 Twitter and Facebook. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. […]

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to St. Kitts and Nevis 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.     Travelers to St. Kitts and Nevis may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within St. Kitts and Nevis due to COVID-19.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in St. Kitts and Nevis. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to St. Kitts and Nevis: 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, which covers St. Kitts and Nevis. U.S. citizens who travel […]

  • Cabo Verde - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Cabo Verde 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 Cabo Verde due to COVID-19.   Cabo Verde 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 Cabo Verde. Exercise Increased Caution In: Praia due to crime. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Cabo Verde: See the U.S. Embassy’s web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Do not physically resist any robbery attempt. Use caution when walking or driving at night. Be aware of your surroundings. Do not display signs of wealth, such as expensive watches or jewelry. Do not answer your door at your hotel/residence unless you know who it is. Be extra vigilant when visiting […]

  • Armenia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Armenia due to COVID-19. Armenia has lifted stay at home orders, resumed public transportation options, and now allows virtually all business operations.  Do not travel to: The Nagorno-Karabakh region due to armed conflict. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Armenia: 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 Armenia. Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the […]

  • Malaysia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Malaysia 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 Malaysia due to COVID-19. Malaysia has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and a limited re-opening of borders - but with strict entry and quarantine requirements for new arrivals) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Malaysia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Malaysia. Exercise Increased Caution in: The eastern area of Sabah State due to kidnapping. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Malaysia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the […]

  • Bermuda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bermuda due to 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 Bermuda due to COVID-19. Bermuda 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 Bermuda. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bermuda. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Bermuda: 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 Bermuda. U.S. […]

  • Anguilla - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 17, 2020 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. 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 Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Barbados, which covers Anguilla. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the […]

  • Palau - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Palau due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   Palau 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 Palau. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Palau. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Palau: 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: […]

  • Iraq - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on August 12, 2020 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 and coalition security forces and civilians. Anti-U.S. sectarian militias threaten U.S. citizens and Western companies throughout Iraq. Attacks by improvised explosive devices […]

  • Belize - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on August 11, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Belize due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Belize 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 Belize due to COVID-19.   Travelers to Belize may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Belize due to COVID-19. 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 training to respond effectively to serious criminal […]

  • Burundi - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on August 11, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Burundi due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to Burundi due to 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Burundi due to COVID-19.      Travelers to Burundi may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Burundi due to COVID-19. 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 […]

  • Spain - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Spain due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Spain due to terrorism. Exercise increased caution in Barcelona and Catalonia 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Spain due to COVID-19. Improved conditions have been reported within Spain, however, restrictions on entry for U.S. citizens remain. 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 areas. Since October 14, large demonstrations have […]

  • Mozambique - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 7, 2020 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.   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 […]

  • Turkmenistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on August 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Turkmenistan due to COVID-19. 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 issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Turkmenistan due to COVID-19. Travelers to Turkmenistan may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Turkmenistan due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Turkmenistan. On March 27, 2020, the Department of State ordered the departure of all family members of U.S. government employees under the age of 18 in addition to the authorized departure of non-emergency personnel and family members of U.S. government employees due to stringent travel restrictions and quarantine procedures. Currently, […]

  • Macau - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
    on August 6, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise normal precautions in Macau.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   Macau has resumed most business operations.  Other improved conditions have been reported within Macau.  Air, sea, and land transportation options remain limited.  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. citizens who […]

  • Czech Republic - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 6, 2020 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 3 Travel Health Notice for the Czech Republic due to COVID-19.   The Czech Republic 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 Czech Republic.  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 emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and […]

  • Oman - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on August 6, 2020 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Oman due to COVID-19.   Travelers to Oman may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Oman due to COVID-19. 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 […]

  • Azerbaijan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 6, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Azerbaijan due to COVID-19 and 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Azerbaijan due to COVID-19.   Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan has a longstanding risk presented by terrorist groups, who continue plotting possible attacks in Azerbaijan. 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.  Do not travel to: The Nagorno-Karabakh region due […]

  • The Gambia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 6, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to The Gambia 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 The Gambia due to COVID-19.   The Gambia resumed some transportation options and business operations.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in The Gambia.  Exercise Increased Caution In: The Gambia’s southern border area adjacent to Senegal’s Casamance region due to the potential presence of landmines. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to The Gambia: 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 locations if you travel to areas bordering the Casamance region of Senegal. […]

  • Vietnam - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 6, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Vietnam 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 Vietnam due to COVID-19.  Vietnam's borders are still closed for all foreign nationals with few exceptions. Vietnam has resumed most domestic transportation options (including airports) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Vietnam.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Vietnam. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Vietnam: 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 Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the […]

  • Uzbekistan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on August 6, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider 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 issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Uzbekistan due to COVID-19.   Uzbekistan 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 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 […]