Official Twitter for U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs. Currently on duty: Alyssa, Lori & Jessica
#Bolivia : Possible flight on April 1 from Santa Cruz to Miami. Those wishing to leave should take this option if possible. Addt'l flights to the US are unlikely until Bolivia’s quarantine measures are lifted & commercial int'l air travel resumes. Details:
#Haiti : Eastern Airlines has been authorized to operate a flight from Port au Prince to the US on March 30. The embassy is not aware of any flights from Haiti to the US after March 30 or if any flights will be authorized in the future. Booking information:
@Codyybushyahoo1 We are sorry to hear that. Please enroll in and monitor the embassy website for information about flights as it becomes available:
#Angola : The US Embassy in Luanda hopes to have information shortly about a flight leaving later this week. If you are interested in a repatriation flight from Angola to the US, please fill out this form immediately for each individual in your party:
From 3/29 at 09:00 ET to 3/29 at 21:00 ET, we published #COVID19 related health alerts for: ⚠️ #Benin ⚠️ #Chad ⚠️ #Chile ⚠️ #ElSalvador ⚠️ #Guatemala ⚠️ #Haiti ⚠️ #Laos ⚠️ #Latvia ⚠️ #Nigeria ⚠️ #Panama Search for individual alerts ➡️
#Iraq : Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, we urge U.S. citizens to depart Iraq immediately. Due to Iranian-backed militia attacks at the U.S. Embassy compound, all consular operations are suspended. U.S. citizens should not approach the Embassy.
We encourage medical professionals seeking work in the U.S. on a work or exchange visitor visa (H or J), particularly those working on #COVID19 issues, to contact the nearest U.S. Embassy/ Consulate for a visa appointment. Please see more information here:
U.S. citizens, especially with underlying conditions, should not travel by cruise ship. #CDC notes increased risk of #COVID19 on cruises. Many countries have implemented screening procedures, denied port entry rights to ships and prevented disembarking.
US citizens in #Turkey should shelter in place & stay indoors. Update family/friends of your status when possible.
Global Health Advisory: Reconsider travel abroad due to global impact of COVID-19. Many areas worldwide are now taking actions including quarantines and border restrictions. Even areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel without notice.